E-Filing Portal of Income Tax Deptt. Explains the Steps/ Procedure on “How to Import XML Generated from Previous Versions of same Assessment Year?”
If an Excel utility is filled and saved in previous version, it can be imported in the latest version of Excel utility by following the below procedure:
i) Go to “First sheet in case of ITR 1 or ITR 4” and “Second sheet in case of other ITRs”
ii) Click on “Import from previous version” button located at the top right side of the utility
iii) Browse and select the utility saved in previous version
iv) Click Open.
If an XML is generated using previous versions of JAVA/Excel Utility, it can be imported in the latest version of JAVA utility by following the below procedure:
i) Click on “Open” button at the top panel of the utility
ii) Browse and select the XML generated from previous version (JAVA/Excel)
iii) Click Open.
Note: Please ensure to download the latest version of ITR JAVA/Excel utility.