Nothing proves your financial wisdom and ethics like tax compliance – timely filing of ITR. Filing your income tax return is not as difficult as it sounds. Here is a step-by-step guide to e-file your income tax return using ClearTax. It is simple, easy and quick.
Steps to e-File Your Income Tax Returns Online:
Enter investment details for deductions to be claimed (eg. LIC, PPF etc., and claim other tax benefits here.
Tip: Do you have kids?Claim benefits on their tuition fees under Section 80C
Enter the Details of Taxes Paid
If you have any non-salary income, say, interest income or freelance income, then add tax payments that are already made. You can also add these details by uploading Form 26AS.In case of uploading Form 26AS, only the TDS details get auto-populated and not the income, hence required to enter the income details in the respective place.
Enter your bank account details and proceed towards e-filing.
If you see ‘Refund’ or ‘No Tax Due’ here, Click on proceed to e-Filing. You will get an acknowledgement number on the next screen.
Tip: See a ‘Tax Due’ message? Read this guide to know how to pay your tax dues.
Once your return is filed e-Verify your income tax return.