Here is a step by step guide to e-file your income tax return using ClearTax. It is simple, easy and quick.
From 1st July onwards, it is mandatory to link your PAN with Aadhaar and mention it in your IT returns. If you have applied for Aadhaar, you can mention the enrollment number in your returns.
Step 1.Get started
Login to your ClearTax account.
Click on ‘Upload Form 16 PDF’ if you have your Form 16 in PDF format.If you do not have Form 16 in PDF format click on ‘Continue Here’
Step 2.Enter personal info
Enter your Name, PAN, DOB and Bank account details.
Step 3.Enter salary details
Fill in your salary, employee details (Name and TAN) and TDS.
Tip: Want to claim HRA? Read the guide.
Step 4.Enter deduction details
Enter investment details under Section 80C(eg. LIC, PPF etc., and claim other tax benefits here.
Tip: Do you have kids?Claim benefits on their tuition fees under Section 80C
Step 5.Add details of taxes paid
If you have non-salary income,eg. interest income or freelance income, then add tax payments that are already made. You can also add these details by uploading Form 26AS
Step 6.E-file your return
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.
Step 7: E-Verify
Once your return is file E-Verify your income tax return
Watch this video to know how to E-file