Tax Audit Problems & Solutions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON E-FILLING OF TAX AUDIT REPORTS – TECHNICAL ISSUES
1. STEPS FOR FILLING ONLINE TAX AUDIT REPORT
What are the steps to be followed for E-filling of Tax Audit Report?
Step 1- One Time Registration of Chartered Accountant at E-filling website
Step 2 – Login to Assessee account at e-filling website and Add CA
Step 3 – Downloading, Preparing Tax Audit Report Utility & Generating XML file.
Step 4 – Uploading XML file at E-filling website from CA’s Login Id
Step 5 – Approval of form uploaded by CA at E-filling website from Assessee’s Login Id
Step 6 – Do not forget to file Income Tax Return in Relevant ITR separately
2. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
What are operating system and runtime environment requirement for E-filling of Tax Audit Report?
Operating System – Windows XP with Service Pack 3/ Windows 7/ Windows 8.
Runtime Environment – JRE 1.7 Update 6 and above, 32 Bit is required to run applets for offline forms to work.
3. PROBLEM IN SLOWDOWN OF SYSTEM
Our system becomes very slow during working on e-utility. What should we do?
Remove all old versions of Java to improve performance. Better use Google chrome. Can also use Mozilla Firefox.
4. PROBLEM OF MISMATCH IN NAME & DOB AS PER ICAI AND PAN DATA
I am unable to register as CA as there is difference in name/date of birth as per ICAI and PAN data. What to do?
It is requested to file form 49 amendment and get data rectified in PAN immediately. Kindly also note that the day you receive a SMS that your pan amendment has been approved, you will be able to register at site whether you actually receive PAN or not.
What are the documents to be attached to Tax Audit Report?
B/S, P&L, Schedules, Annexures, Notes, Cost Audit Report and Excise Audit and Other Report, if any, scanned in pdf format after being duly signed by Assessee and CA, whether digital or physical. Kindly note that word/excel file can also be digitally signed.
6. PROBLEM OF NEGATIVE FIGURES
System is not accepting negative figures in brackets i.e. “()