E-filing of Income Tax Returns for AY 2017-18

Recently CBDT has Notified New Income Tax Return Forms for A Y 2017-18 vide its Notification No. 21/2017, Dated: March 30, 2017.  These forms (Form Sahaj (ITR-1), ITR-2, ITR-2A, ITR-3, Sugam (ITR-4S),ITR-4, ITR-5, ITR-6, ITR-7 and ITR-V) are available for download from website of department.

From this year Quoting of Aadhaar / Enrolment ID of Aadhaar application form is made mandatory for filing of return of income and for making an application for allotment of Permanent Account Number with effect from 1st July, 2017. For details. Refer Press Release

Read: All About How to File Income Tax Return for AY 2017-18

E-filing of Income Tax Returns for AY 2017-18 also started at www. incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and E-filing website ready to accept return for AY 2017-18. Return filing website made fully operational for taxpayers to file their I-T returns for assessment year 2017-18. The Income Tax Returns (ITRs) can be filed and submitted at the official website www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. Taxpayers are advised to update their profile and select higher security option to secure their e-filing account. ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 2A, ITR 3, ITR 4S, ITR 4, ITR 5, ITR-6 and ITR-7 for AY 2017-18 are now available for E-filing :

Income Tax Return Utility Downloads for AY 2017-18

ITR

Description Excel Utility

ITR 1 (SAHAJ)

For Individuals having Income from Salary & Interest.

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ITR 4S (SUGAM) For Individuals/HUF/Partnership Firm having income from presumptive business

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ITR 2

For Individuals & HUFs not having Income from Business or Profession

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ITR 2A

For Individuals & HUFs not having Income from Business or Profession and Capital Gains and who do not hold foreign assets

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ITR 3

For Individuals/HUFs being partners in firms and not carrying out business or profession under any proprietorship

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ITR 4

For Individuals & HUFs having income from a proprietory business or profession

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ITR 5

For persons other than,- (i) individual, (ii) HUF, (iii) company and (iv) person filing  ITR-7

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ITR 6

For Companies other than companies claiming exemption under section 11

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ITR 7

For persons including companies required to furnish return under sections 139(4A) or 139(4B) or 139(4C) or 139(4D) or 139(4E) or 139(4F)

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Java Utility of ITR Forms for AY 2017-18

ITR Schema

Instruction

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ITR 1

(SAHAJ)

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ITR 4S (SUGAM)

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ITR 2

Instructions Download

ITR 2A

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ITR 3

Instructions

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ITR 4

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ITR 5

Instructions

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ITR 6

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ITR 7

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List of documents required before filing return

  • Bank Statement/Bank Passbook
  • TDS certificates/Form 16 (Salary Certificate)
  • Savings certificates i.e. LIP, NSC, Mutual Fund, PPF/PF passbook
  • Interest statement showing interest paid to you throughout the year.
  • A copy of last year’s tax return
  • Balance Sheet, P&L Account Statement and other Audit Reports wherever applicable.

In order to end the trouble of sending paper-based acknowledgement of e-filed Income Tax Returns (ITRs), the CBDT has already initiated to send a one-time password (OTP) on taxpayers’ mobile phones which will be valid for 24-hours after getting verified from the Aadhaar database. File Income Tax Return Just in Rs.399/-.


Updates Information For e-filing of income tax return for AY 2017-18: www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in

  • A unique PINCODE 560500 has been allotted to Centralized Processing Centre (CPC), Income Tax Department located in Bengaluru by the Department of Post. Taxpayers can henceforth address their mails to “Centralized Processing Center, Income Tax Department, Bengaluru 560500” for the purpose of submission of ITR-V forms and other documents which require physical mode of transmission.
  • Quoting of Aadhaar / Enrolment ID of Aadhaar application form is made mandatory for filing of return of income and for making an application for allotment of Permanent Account Number with effect from 1st July, 2017. For details. Refer Press Release
  • The net direct tax collections up to March, 2017 are at Rs. 8.47 lakh crore which is 14.2% higher than the net collections for the corresponding period last year. For details. Refer Press Release 
  • CBDT has Notified Rule 127A of Income Tax Rules 1962 relating to Authentication of notices and other documents. For details click here
  • Directorate of Systems has notified the Procedure, Formats and Standards for ensuring secured transmission of electronic communication between the Income Tax Department and Assessee for enabling E-Proceeding. For details click here
  • ITR 1 and ITR 4 for AY 2017-18 are now available for e-Filing. Other ITRs will be available shortly. Refer Press Release

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