Before you start to use IPTO eServices, you may like to check the following information for better understanding on the design of our IPTO eServices.  
 
General Information
 
1. Menu
2. Button
3. TAB
4. Paging
5. Validation

 
 
 1. Menu
 
 
At the top right hand corner of each page, there is a menu which will lead you to IPTO website, IPTO eServices, Help and Logout pages.

Figure 1: Menu Bar
 
 
IPTO website : The official website of the Insolvency and Public Trustee's Office.
IPTO eServices : The menu page of IPTO eServices after you have logged in.
Help : Information to assist you in the eServices.
Logout : To logout of the session. It will bring you back to the main page of IPTO Online Portal.
 
 
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 2. Button
 
 
a.

Buttons are displayed at the bottom of the pages.


Figure 2: Buttons at the bottom of the page
 
 
 
b. For some eServices, buttons are displayed at the top as well.

Figure 3: Buttons at the top of the page
 
 
 
c.
When you click on [Next] or [Submit] button, the data you entered on the current page will be checked for data correctness and completeness. For example, data entered in numeric fields must be numbers and all the necessary information for the page must be entered.
 
 
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 3. TAB
 
 
a. For some eServices, TABs are displayed for more effective usage of the eService.
 
 
 
b. You can access different parts of the eService by clicking on the respective TAB displayed on the page.
 
  For example:

Figure 4: TABs
 
 
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 4. Paging
 
  There are two types of paging used in IPTO eServices.  
 
 
a. For pages that allow multiple details to be entered, you can click on or to traverse between the multiple pages.
 
 
 
b. For information listing that is displayed over multiple pages, you can click on or of to traverse between the multiple pages.
 
 
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 5. Validation
 
  a.
IPTO eServices validate the information you have entered. It will prompt the error messages at the top of page. The erroneous fields are marked with an error tag for you to locate them easily.


Figure 5: Error Tag
 
 
  b.
A red asterisk [*] at the end of a data item indicates that this is a mandatory field to be entered for successful submission. if not entered, an error message will be displayed and you will not be able to proceed. However, you may leave a mandatory field empty when doing a [Save & Exit]. The eService will verify again before you submit the transaction.
 
 
  c.
Any number fields will be checked for numeric validity at all times, that is, during the saving of submission, navigating to different pages and final submission. All amounts must be in numeric format without any ',' or '$' symbols. E.g. It should be entered as 1000 and not 1,000 or $1000.
 
 
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Version No: 1.0 Last Updated: 23/08/2004