There are 8 different income tax return forms for every different source of income. Click on the image to figure out which income tax return you need to file. Some common ITR forms are as below;
ITR 1 or Sahaj Form is for individuals with income from salary and interest
ITR 3 is for Individuals / HUFs being partners in firms and not carrying out business or profession under any proprietorship
ITR 4 is for Individuals & HUFs having Income from a proprietary business or profession
ITR 4S or Sugam Form is for Individuals / HUFs having presumptive income from business
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Most commonly filed ITR is the ITR 1 or Sahaj form for salaried individuals. Apart from salaried income, ITR 1 also includes income from house property and income from other sources, except lottery and winnings from race horses. Learn more about other ITR forms
How do I file Income Tax Returns online?
Traditionally, the taxpayer needs to download the relevant ITR form, run a java utility on his computer and manually enter all income details. This will prepare the income tax return, which needs to be uploaded to the income tax department website, validated and then filed online.
We, at Cleartax, have simplified the process 10 times for a taxpayer. You don’t need to download any ITR forms or manually enter details. All you have to do is
Register at Cleartax.in by entering a valid email ID.
Import your personal information from the Income Tax Department website.
Upload your Form 16 to auto-fetch your income details. Or likewise you can also enter your income details personally.
Enter details of income from sources other than salary, like house property or capital gains or business profession.
Declare your Section 80 deductions, like PPF, mutual funds, Interest on savings, etc.
Enter TDS details on salary or non-salary TDS.
And your tax return is ready to be e-filed. If you want to check the ITR being filed, click on “Download ITR preview”.
If you were due to get refund of income tax from the income tax department, you can check the status of that refund. All you need to do is enter your PAN number and email ID that is registered with the IT department.
Cleartax will fetch the refund details and inform you about the same on screen.