ClearTax is India's largest tax filing platform. More than 3% of tax returns in India are filed via the ClearTax website and mobile app. The user just has to upload their Form-16 and ClearTax prepares their tax return automatically within 5 seconds.
ClearTax is also used by CA firms, Businesses and Enterprises across the country. Over 10,000 CA firms use the ClearTax cloud platform for e-Filing lakhs of tax returns. 220+ Enterprises across India offer ClearTax to their employees.
ClearTax is the first investment in an Indian product company by the famous silicon valley incubator Y Combinator.

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Product crack: Rent Receipt Generator by ClearTax

Live Mint "ClearTax, an e-filing income tax return portal, recently launched a service for automated generation of rent receipts that individuals can use to claim house rent allowance (HRA)."

January 18, 2016

Now, generate your rent receipts online to claim HRA benefits

The Economic Times "No need to run around to get tax receipts to claim the house rent allowance ( HRA) benefit anymore. You can generate them online now., the online tax filing platform has launched an auto rent receipt generator for its users. "

January 14, 2016

ClearTax to help non-filers respond to I-T notices

The Business Standard "Tax e-filing website ClearTax today said it will help non-filers respond to the notices sent to them via I-T Department's monitoring system NMS. "

December 14, 2015

ClearTax launches mobile app for e-filing of returns

The Economic Times "ClearTax recently launched the TaxCloud mobile application for CA firms. The tax cloud platform hits a key milestone of over 10,000 CA firms across India this November," ClearTax said in a statement today."

November 20, 2015

ClearTax launches mobile app for e-filing of returns

Business Today "Income tax returns e-filing website ClearTax on Friday said it has launched mobile application 'TaxCloud' to make the process of e-filing of returns more easier."

November 20, 2015

New generation tax-filing mobile app for CAs

The Economic Times News "While the Income Tax Department is developing a mobile app for taxpayers to help them file their returns, online tax-filing company, is targeting the professional CAs with the first-ever mobile tax-filing app for the Chartered Accountants (CAs)."

November 19, 2015

Clear Tax and RazorPay founders share the secret to make the right pitch to Y Combinator

The Economic Times Panache "Clear Tax and RazorPay are the only startups in India to have made it to the funding book of Y Combinator, where every year close to 7,000 startups from the world over apply to be financed. About 500 of these are shortlisted and called for a 10-minute rapid fire interview at the accelerator's California office. Finally, about 100 startups are selected for the annual program."

November 16, 2015

Young Turks @ 13 Ep 2 - ClearTax

CNBC 18 "On ‘Breaking Out’ we feature the story of ClearTax, a venture that’s helping individuals file their tax returns online via their website and is the first India focused start-up to be backed by Silicon Valley based accelerator Y-Combinator. "

August 18, 2014

How Delhi-Based Startup ClearTax Made It to Y Combinator "Y Combinator is a US-based startup incubator where co-founders can get mentorship as well as funding of up to $120,000 in exchange for 7 percent of the startup's equity and, perhaps most importantly, a chance to pitch to prominent Silicon Valley investors at the end of the programme."

July 25, 2014

YC-Backed ClearTax Tackles India’s Fast Growing Online Tax Filing Market

Tech Crunch "ClearTax is not the typical Y Combinator launch. Founded in 2011 and based in Delhi, the startup already has a strong presence in India, where it automates the income tax filing process for workers. Last year, over 300,000 people used ClearTax to file their taxes. "

June 24, 2014

ClearTax in Numbers


Indians filed taxes through ClearTax in FY 14-15


YoY growth in FY 14-15

12 Min

to e-file returns on ClearTax(vs 3 hrs via traditional medium)

18 Lacs

hours saved in tax filing by ClearTax’s platform

₹ 63 Crores

saved by Indians in HRA exemption (through 3 lac rent receipts generated)


companies’ employees filed their taxes on ClearTax

Our Investors

ClearTax raised an investment from Y Combinator in 2014. ClearTax is the first India focused company YC invested in. Y Combinator is a leading start-up accelerator that has funded start-ups like Dropbox, Reddit, Airbnb, Zenefits and Stripe.


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