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Complete the entire process from document upload to settling taxes to filing returns in less than 7 minutes. Track your rerunds and enjoy your rewards.

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Keep your Form 16s and TDS certificates handy

Upload

Simply drag and drop multiple Form 16s to start filing

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Pay tax for any dues or proceed to claim refunds

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Claim deductions

If you’ve missed submitting your investment proofs, like LIC, PPF, ELSS or rent receipts, to the employer, you can still avail tax benefits on ClearTax and e-file your ITR.

Adjust losses automatically

ClearTax automatically adjusts your TDS, advance tax paid and losses against your income and calculates taxes accordingly.

Report business income

Professionals and self-employed individuals can file ITR-2 and other forms easily and avoid notices and rework.

Upload multiple Form 16s

Switched jobs? You can upload multiple form16 files from different employees

E-file in minutes

Our ‘Form 16 Upload’ feature enables you to e-file your income tax returns within 7 minutes.

E-file for your family

Our ‘Form 16 Upload’ feature enables you to e-file your income tax returns within 7 minutes.

Need to settle TDS?

If you’ve missed submitting your investment proofs, like LIC, PPF, ELSS or rent receipts, to the employer, you can still avail tax benefits on ClearTax and e-file your ITR.

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Are you a business owner, F&O trader with a loss or a salaried individual? ClearTax automatically selects the relevant ITR form and helps you e-file seamlessly.

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If you’ve missed submitting your investment proofs, like LIC, PPF, ELSS or rent receipts, to the employer, you can still avail tax benefits on ClearTax and e-file your ITR.

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Adjust losses automatically

ClearTax automatically adjusts your TDS, advance tax paid and losses against your income and calculates taxes accordingly.

 Adjust losses automatically

Report business income

Professionals and self-employed individuals can file ITR-2 and other forms easily and avoid notices and rework.

 Report business income

Upload multiple Form 16s

Switched jobs? You can upload multiple form16 files from different employees

 Upload multiple Form 16s

E-file in minutes

Our ‘Form 16 Upload’ feature enables you to e-file your income tax returns within 7 minutes.

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E-file for your family

File in under 30 seconds with power workflows such as NIL filing and auto-filed 3B and 9 Forms.

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Need to settle TDS?

File in under 30 seconds with power workflows such as NIL filing and auto-filed 3B and 9 Forms.

  Need to settle TDS?

Sold stocks?

Get prefilled capital gains reports by upload Karvy, CAMs, Zerodha or custom templates

Sold stocks?

Auto-select ITRs

Are you a business owner, F&O trader with a loss or a salaried individual? ClearTax automatically selects the relevant ITR form and helps you e-file seamlessly.

Auto-select ITRs

File returns for any income scenario

Income from capital gains

Individuals having Income from Capital Gains (mutual funds & stocks), House Property, FD, Interest, etc.

Switched jobs

Individuals who have switched jobs during the financial year can file (Multiple Form-16)

Salary income

Individuals who only have salary income can file with or without Form-16.

Foreign income

Individuals having Foreign Income (Onsite deputation), Foreign Assets, NRI.

Benefits of filing income tax returns

Avoid late fee
penalties

Avoid a maximum penanlty of ₹10,000 if your annual income exceeds ₹5L

Avoid tax
notices

Taxpayers are often served notices from the IT department for delayed returns

Build financial
documentation

Tax returns are proof of your financial investment and useful for loans and visas

Carry forward
your losses

You can carry forward losses against house property and depreciation

Claim tax
refunds

You can claim tax refund, the earlier you file the sooner you will get the refund

Quick
visa processing

Most embassies and consulates require you to submit IT returns for the last 3 years

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Multiple Form 16 ( Same financial Year )

eligible

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House Property Income

eligible

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PF Withdrawal

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Sav A/c, Dividends, Exempt interest

eligible

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NRE A/c, NRO A/c

eligible

FD Interest

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Brought Forward Losses

eligible

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Capital Gain

eligible

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Foreign Income

eligible

Income from Lottery/Gaming

eligible

eligible

Donation

eligible

eligible

eligible

eligible

₹499

Basic salary plan

₹799

House property/
Multiple Form-16

₹2,999

Capital gains income

₹4,999

Resident with global income/NRI

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can you file an income tax return in India?

You can file your income tax returns online, either on the income tax department's website or with us on www.cleartax.in.
Income Tax filing or e-filling is made easy on Cleartax.in. You can e-file your returns within just 7 minutes!
Also note that the due date to e-file your income tax returns for the assessment year 2020-21 is on or before December 31, 2020.

My company deducts TDS. Do I still have to file my tax return?

Yes, deducting TDS and filing a tax return are two different things. In fact, you file a tax return to show that you've paid all the tax you needed to pay. The income tax return is also a very useful document when it comes to applying for a loan or visa.

Which income tax return should I select for e-filing?

Great question! There are seven forms - ITR 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 for each type of tax situation. Honestly, choosing the correct income tax form is a lot of work. Which is why if you are e-filing with ClearTax, we automatically decide the correct income tax return form.

How do I pay tax to the government?

You can pay tax to the government directly on the Income Tax Department website using your netbanking account with challan 280.

I am a salaried individual and don't have a Form 16. How can I file my tax return?

You can still file your tax return on ClearTax without a Form 16. You're just going to need your payslips. Follow the instructions on this guide to e-file without Form 16.

What is ITR-V?

ITR-V is a 1-page document that you receive after e-filing your income tax return. In case you have not e-verified your income tax return, you must print, sign and send the ITR-V to the Income Tax Department within 120 days from e-filing your tax return.

Is it necessary to attach any documents along with the return of income?

ITR return forms are attachment less forms and, hence, the taxpayer is not required to attach any document (like proof of investment, TDS certificates, etc.) along with the return of income (whether filed manually or filed electronically). However, these documents should be retained by the taxpayer and should be produced before the tax authorities when demanded in situations like assessment, inquiry, etc.

Can I file ITR-1 with exempt agricultural income?

You can file ITR 1 if the agricultural income is up to Rs 5,000. For agricultural income exceeding Rs 5,000, you have to file ITR 2.To know about ITR 2.Click here.

If I have paid excess tax, how will it be refunded to me?

The excess tax paid can be claimed as refund by filing your Income-tax return. It will be refunded to you by crediting it in your bank account through ECS transfer. Don’t make mistakes in mentioning bank details such as account number, IFSC code etc in the ITR form.

Is it necessary to file return of income when I don’t have any positive income?

You must file your return before the due date, if you have sustained loss in the financial year and if you want to carry forward it to the subsequent year for adjustment against subsequent years positive income. Loss can be carried forward only if you have filed the return claiming such loss before the due date.

Who can file tax return on ClearTax?

As per section 139(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in the country, individuals whose total income during the previous year exceeds the maximum amount not chargeable to tax, should file their income tax returns (ITR).
a. Individuals who only have Salary income
b. Individuals who have switched jobs (Multiple Form 16)
c. Individuals having Income from Capital Gains (mutual funds & stocks), business/profession, House Property, other income such as Interest etc.
d. Individuals having Foreign Income (Onsite deputation), Foreign Assets, NRI

Is it mandatory for me to do the ITR efiling or can someone else do it on my behalf?

You can seek the help of chartered accountants and agencies dedicated to ITR filing. It is wiser not to allow anyone to have your PAN and password in order to prevent any kind of fraud. Also you can always take assistance from CA to file IT returns. With ClearTax you can get an Expert to calculate your taxes and e-file your tax return on your behalf. See Prices here.

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