[fosscomm] Income tax e-filing is all about editing in MS-Excel?
guru at itforchange.net
Wed Jul 15 03:39:01 PDT 2009
co-incidentally, I sent a mail to the IT authorities on the same issue.
I can test if the ITR-1 will work with Open office as well. Can we take
this off-line (anyothers interested in this issue, pls join) and test
out the ITR and get IT site to allow ODS uploads as well
Shyam | ശ്യാം കാരനാട്ട് | Karanattu wrote:
> May be this is a bit old issue, but I just saw it now, that the e-filing
> of income tax returns is all about filling things in MS-Excel.
> The site offers .xls files with macros and all that, which has the
> specified forms of filing the data in MS-Excel. and uploading it.
> The ideal way to respond would be with the .ods files with all those
> things as in .xls . Now the .xls files are opening correctly on
> openoffice and hopefully it should be ok to convert it to .ods. But it
> would be great if some one familiar with the tax forms can check and
> make sure .ods too works fine. The site offers the schema too. Even
> if we could convert those to .ods successfully, the government should be
> ready to accept the .ods files too. I haven't yet checked the whole
> process of efiling.
> Has this been on discussion before? the site is offering "Excel Utility"
> and "Pdf Utility" even for the Assessment year 2007-2008. Also i heard
> the last date for this year 09-10 is july end or so.. pretty late it
> Moreover i see the "Pdf Utility" given there(for eg:) is even
> un-viewable on all the pdf viewers i have. As i open it says to use a
> later version of adobe pdf viewer.
> Hope to know more about anything that can be done.
> Shyam K
> -- https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/portal/individual_huf.do
> -- https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/portal/advanced_users.do
> -- https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/portal/downloads07-08/itr/ITR2_Version1.2.pdf
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