Basics of E-Filing of Income Tax Return:
is very important for all to understand the e-filing process clearly.
Every year there is some change in e-filing of Income Tax Returns.
Income tax Returns are being updated & now require more detailed
informations. We have
the basics on e-filing process in simple
words here. However at the time of filling in the ITR forms be careful
& provide accurate informations.
- Collect all TDS Certificates (Form 16 &
Form 16 A)
- Match them with your 26AS (click
here to know how to view 26AS)
- Log in to incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in (If not already registered click
here to know How to Register on IT website)
the excel utilityor the Java utility of the applicable ITR for the
Assessment Year 2013-14
here to know which IT form you should fill for the year
2012-13(A. Y. 2013-14))
- Fill the form carefully. Details should be
filled in taking care of the following:
- Details like your name, father's name, Date
shall be as per your PAN.
details should be as per Form 16. From Assessment Year 2018-19, Income
Tax Return forms are more detialed. You need to enter the details of
perquisites & exempt incomes in the return forms separately. So be
more careful & do match your total salary entered in Return with
that of disclosed in your 26AS.
- Many people are receiving notices from IT department as to why salary as per 26AS do not match with the salary in IT return. So enter the figures of salary clearly.
- TDS details of salary as per Form 16 shall be
filled in the section "TDS on Salary".
incomes such as saving bank interest, FD
etc. shall be entered carefully checking your bank statements. Saving
Bank interest upto Rs. 10000 is eligible for deduction u/s 80TTA.
Any amount of saving interest above Rs. 10000 will be taxable at normal
- TDS details of other incomes as per Form 16A
shall be filled in the section " TDS other than Salary"
you have deposited some tax (Self Assessment Tax, Advance Tax)
it should be filled in the section "Details of Advance tax, Self
Assessment Tax". Here BSR code of Bank & Challan number of the
deposit receipt and date of deposit are a must.
click on calculate tax button. It should not show any taxes due. If
showing than check the details of salary, TDS & other incomes
again. Still some taxes due are showing means either you have made a
mistake in filling the form or some TDS & tax deposited fall
of total taxes payable. You can contact us in such case to make
- Check all the sheets by clicking on the
if no error is found and you are sure about all the entries in your
return, click on generate xml button. Here a sheet will flash on the
screen showing an overview of what you have filled in. Confirm it and
save xml. Save the xml file in a folder which you can locate easily.
- Now log in to IT website.
- Here on the left side bar or on the top bar
click on upload return.
- Here select the return form that you are
filing ( ITR1/ ITR2) from the drop down menu.
- Now select Assessment Year 2018-19 for the
fiancial year 2017-18 from the drp down menu.
- Next when you click on choose file, it will
open a window from where you can select the .xml file you created at
step 8 above.
- One more thing to check is that you have to
select NO for "Do you want to digitally sign?"
- Click on submit button. A confirmation screen
will appear asking you to check your basic details before
uploading of return. Here if you are sure of all the details click on
submit button otherwise click on cancel tab and go back to your return
form. Check your ITR again and redo the above steps.
final submission of IT Return Form, a message will be showing your ITR
filed successfully. Download ITR V & save the same.
- From Assessment Year 2015-16 either e-verify
your IT return or send a signeded copy of ITRV to
CPC Bangalore within 120 days of your uploading the return.
If you still have some queries, just send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to us through Contact
to download the Income Tax Return Form filed by you for a particular
the terms Assessment Year and Financial Year
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Password on Income Tax India's e-filing Website
to check status of Income Tax return e-filed
did my last year's return not processed? Check if there is any
outstanding Tax demand?
to request CPC for sending you the Intimation u/s 143(1)?
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