On 28 September 2019, the Income Tax Department of India issued new versions of the Common Reporting Standard (“CRS”) and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) related documents on their Utilities Download portal (Link).
The documents include new versions of:
- View Request & Submit Response – Quick Reference Guide 1.0
- Reporting Portal – User Guide 3
- Reporting Portal – FAQs 4.1
- Notification – Quick Reference Guide 1.0
- Messages – Quick Reference Guide 1.0
- Information Request Utility User Guide 0
- Information Request Utility – Quick Reference Guide 1.0
- Forum – Quick Reference Guide 1.0 and,
- Information Request Utility 1.0
In addition, the functionality to download Statement XML is now available on request.