How can admin generate CSI file in Form 24Q?

Created by Product Content Team, Modified on Tue, 20 Feb at 11:59 AM by Product Content Team

In Form 24Q, a CSI file refers to the Consolidated Statement of Information (CSI) file. It is a file format used for reporting tax deducted at source (TDS) from salaries under the Indian income tax system.

To generate a CSI file, the admin must perform the following actions:

  1. On the e-Filing portal Home page, click the Login button. The Login page appears. 
  2. In the Enter your User ID textbox, enter your TAN number and password to proceed further. 
  3. On the Dashboard, from the e-file dropdown menu, click the E-Pay Tax option. The E-Pay Tax page appears. 
  4. Click the Payment History tab. A list of all the payments made by the TAN user appears. 
  5. Click the Filter icon. The Filter by pop-up appears. 
  6. From the Payment Date From and To dropdown calendars, select the date range of the payment.
    a)You can only download the CSI file by filtering challans paid during a specific period and the period must not exceed 24 months.
    b)You cannot download the CSI file by filtering the challans based on Assessment Year and Type of Payment
  7. Click Filter to apply the selected date range. The Download Challan File option gets enabled at the bottom left corner of the page.
    Note: Click Reset to modify the selected date range.
  8. Click the Download Challan File/Click here option to download the file. The file downloads successfully.

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