e-Filing With Multiple Form 16s on ClearTax

Updated on: Jul 18th, 2022 - 12:44:07 PM

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Do you have multiple Form 16s due to changing jobs during the year?

Don’t be confused. Follow this guide to understand how to enter your details from multiple jobs and e-file easily.


Step 1: Log in to the ClearTax. To begin ITR filing, click on the ‘Start Filing’ button.

Link Your PAN

Step 2: You can register your PAN as a client on ClearTax to pre-fill, e-file, and e-verify your return online. Complete the registration process by requesting an Aadhaar OTP or an IT department OTP to validate your PAN.

Pre-fill personal and salary information

Step 3: ClearTax pre-fills all your personal and salary details. All you need to do is an OTP verification.

Entering Salary Details

Step 4: If you chose the pre-fill option, your salary details will also be pre-filled. However, you may also upload Form-16 by clicking on ‘Upload Form-16’.

Step 5: To upload your Form 16, you can drag and drop your Form 16 here or select the file from your device.

Step 6: Once you upload your Form 16, you can see the summary income, deductions and taxes information as per uploaded Form 16. 

Step 7: Did you switch jobs during the year? You can upload multiple Form 16s at a time. To enter the Form 16 of another employer, you can click on the ‘Upload another Form 16’ link.
On the screen, you can see two employers’ salary details. Likewise, you can upload Form 16s from other employers.

If you do not have a Form 16 PDF, you will have to manually fill in every salary detail. Look up our guide to Form 16 to understand which details go where.

Step 8: Once you proceed, under the ‘Salaries’ tab, you can view employer-wise income and TDS information. You also have an option to edit the salary details employer-wise.
You can now proceed to enter the details of any other income you may have.


Step 9:Once you fill in all the income details, enter deductions under Section 80 for tax savings. Double-check Section 80 deduction details before you proceed further.

Summary Information

Step 10: Once all the information is added, review the details in the summary report.

Our platform’s added feature is that it recommends the best suitable tax regime to you. It is important to note that the employees can switch to another tax regime while filing their income tax returns.

Pay Taxes

Step 11: After reviewing the summary information, it’s time that you pay your taxes due if any. Click on the ‘Proceed to e-file’ button and make payment to file your return

And there, you have successfully filed your return in the shortest time possible.

After filing your returns, do not forget to e-verify your income tax return. e-Verification completes the process of return filing.

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