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How to File Form 15G / Form 15H Online?

Recently, Income Tax Department change the procedure to file Form 15G/ H. Now all the Forms 15G / H will file online instead of manually. 

Notification No. 76/2015 published in this regard by CBDT on 29th September 2015 with new format of Form 15G/ H.

Income Tax provide java utility to file Form 15G/H online. Form 15G is for Assessee's are for normal assessee's and Form 15H for Senior Citizen Assessees.

Click here to download Form 15G/H Utility

Unique Identification No. UIN Number is very importatnt in this utitlity and the same will be uploaded while submitting TDS return for the quarter concerned.

"Unique Identification No" field should be a valid UIN format. Format of UIN as follows:

For Form 15G: G000000001201516ABCD12345E
For Form 15H: H000000001201516ABCD12345E

 Instructions to e-File “Statement of Form 15G/15H”

Registration process
To file the “Statement of Form 15G/15H”, user should hold valid TAN and should be registered as “Tax Deductor & Collector”. If not already registered, he should Go to Register yourself- & Tax Deductor & Collector and complete the registration process.

Filing process: 
  1. Download FORM 15G/15H utility from Downloads page 
  2. Forms (Other than ITR) FORM 15G/FORM 15H (Consolidated) and prepare the xml zip file.
  3. DSC is Mandatory to file FORM 15G/15H.
  4. Generate signature for the zip file using DSC Management Utility (available under Downloads)
  5. Login through TAN, Go to e-File -> Upload Form 15G/15H.
  6. Upload the “Zip” file along with the signature file.

 Filing Status

To view the status of uploaded file, Go to My account View Form 15G/15H.  Once uploaded the status of the statement shall be “Uploaded”. The uploaded file shall be processed and validated. Upon validation the status shall be either “Accepted” or “Rejected” which will reflect within 24 hours from the time of upload.

Accepted statements shall be sent to CPC-TDS for further processing. In case if “Rejected”, the rejection reason shall be available and the corrected statement can be uploaded. 

List of validations

Below are the list of validations carried out on the uploaded statements.
  • Schema validations – uploaded xml should comply with the published schema
  • Other Business Validations
  • Only one original will be accepted for combination of TAN, Financial Year, Form and quarter.
  • TAN, Filing Type, Quarter and Financial Year entered in XML should match with the TAN, Quarter, Financial Year and Filing Type in upload screen.
  • UIN should be unique for the TAN and financial year
  • Financial year and TAN in the UIN should match with the TAN and Financial Year for which the statement is being uploaded.

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