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Corrections to TDS Returns

Learn how to make corrections to TDS Returns in ClearTDS

Guide to make Corrections to TDS Returns in Clear

Step 1: Request from TRACES

You can make a request for conso File From Traces Activities in https://app.clear.in/tds.
Select Deductor Name, form type and Return for which period you wants to raise the request. After that they will go to Action tab and place the request for conso file.
The validation details will be auto filled Like Challan details, PAN Details alongwith their TDS amount and after that you have to enter the traces credentials and captcha and proceed with your request. Once the request is submitted status will be shown as "Submitted"
You can check the status of the request by clicking on the button in the right hand top corner ‘Check status for all’. Your request status will be shown as "Available" and you can download the conso file from action tab.

Step 2: Request for Justification Report

If you have any notice, demand or default from government, you can download the justification report directly from our tool for filling correction return.
The validation details will be auto filled Like Challan details, PAN Details alongwith their TDS amount and after that you have to enter the traces credentials and captcha and proceed with your request. Once the request is submitted status will be shown as "Submitted"
You can check the status of the request by clicking on the button in the right hand top corner ‘Check status for all’. Your request status will be shown as "Available" and you can download the conso file from action tab.
Step 3: Upload Consolidated File
Import your Consolidated File on to Clear.
You will go to the main landing page of ClearTDS. Select the form type you want to file the correction return, Select "Correction Return" and Select the return period and deductor you want to file for.
Users will upload the conso file of that quarter which they want to revise. For that they have to select a consolidated file(.tds) to upload the conso file once upload click on proceed.After that click on Check file for Error & duplicates and once its imported successfully. Click Finish.

Step 4: Add new deduction or Correct existing deduction or both

Once the conso file is successfully uploaded, all the data will come in the UI, users can proceed for the revision of their return. User can add new deductions or Correct exisiting deductions or both.
Add New Deduction
Correct Existing Deduction
For adding new deductions they will click on add deduction and then click on proceed. Download the excel file and once excel file is downloaded and fill that template and then upload the same.
For Correct existing deduction they will click on Correct existing deduction and then click on proceed.
User will download the excel file name “Download Deduction” and after call correction in that sheet the user will upload the same file. For uploading user will click on “Upload corrected file”. All the data which user have corrected will override with existing one.
You can make whatever modifications you need to make. You do not need to worry about the mode of correction (C1, C2, etc) — ClearTDS automatically figures out the correction modes and prepares your FVU file for you.
After correction of all their data, user will follow the same process as for validation and generation of FVU as he followed in case of original return like for validation following things user have to do:
OLTAS for challan verification
TRACES for Syn LDC, Syn Challan, Verify PAN
206AB Verification
Run for potential notices
After validation of all above steps, the user can generate the FVU and then click on the E-file.

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