PDF Merge - Form 16 Part A and Form 16 Part B:
- Launch the e-TDS software and access the "Tools" → "PDF Merge Utility" option from the menu bar.
- Within the PDF Merge Utility, locate the folder containing Form 16 Part-A and Form 16 Part-B files.
- Ensure that these files have been either downloaded from the Department's website or generated through the software.
- Specify the paths to save the merged Part-A and Part-B files by using the browse button provided.
- Emphasize the importance of not altering the format of the generated form names for Form 16 Part-A and Part-B.
- Upon successful completion of the merge process, the software will generate a merged PDF of Form 16 Part-A and Part-B.
- A confirmation message will be displayed, indicating "PDFs Merging Successfully done"
- Highlight that the software supports the merging of Form 16 Part-A and Part-B using a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC).
- Clarify that this feature is exclusively available for Corporate Edition Users. Professional or Regular edition users do not have the capability to sign forms during the merging process.
Discuss the conditions under which Form 16 Part-A and Part-B may not merge successfully:
- The name format of the form does not match.
- The TDS software edition does not match.
By following these steps, users can effectively navigate the PDF merge utility within the e-TDS software, ensuring proper merging and addressing any potential issues that may arise during the process.