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What is the ITR-6 Form?

Companies other than companies claiming exemption under section 11 must furnish their income tax return in ITR-6 Form.

What are the companies claiming exemptions under section 11?

Companies claiming exemption under section 11 are those whose income from property is held for charitable or religious purposes.

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If the assessee is liable for Audit u/s 44AB and the accounts have been audited by an accountant, the details of such audit report,auditor along with the date of furnishing it to the department electronically has to be provided.

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What is the structure of the ITR-6 Form?

The Form has been divided into two parts and several schedules:

  • Part A: General information
  • Part A-BS: Balance Sheet as on 31st March 2019
  • Part A-BS-Ind AS: Balance Sheet as on 31st March 2019 or as on the date of the business combination
  • Part A-Manufacturing Account for the financial year 2018-19
  • Part A-Trading Account for the financial year 2018-19
  • Part A-P&L: Profit and Loss Account for the financial year 2018-19
  • Part A-Manufacturing Account-Ind AS: Manufacturing Account for the financial year 2018-19
  • Part A-Trading Account Ind-AS: Trading Account for the financial year 2018-19
  • Part A-P&L Ind-AS: Profit and Loss Account for the financial year 2018-19
  • Part A-OI: Other information
  • Part A-QD: Quantitative details
  • Part A-OL: Receipt and payment account of company under liquidation
  • Schedules as mentioned below
  • Part B-TI: Computation of total income
  • Part B-TTI: Computation of tax liability on total income
  • Tax payments:
  • 1.Details of payments of Advance Tax and Self-Assessment Tax

    2.Details of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) on Income (As per Form 16A/16B/16C)

    3.Details of Tax Collected at Source (TCS)

The 42 schedules are:

  • Schedule-HP: Computation of income under the head Income from House Property
  • Schedule-BP: Computation of income under the head “profit and gains from business or profession”
  • Schedule-DPM: Computation of depreciation on plant and machinery under the Income-tax Act
  • Schedule DOA: Computation of depreciation on other assets under the Income-tax Act
  • Schedule DEP: Summary of depreciation on all the assets under the Income-tax Act
  • Schedule DCG: Computation of deemed capital gains on sale of depreciable assets
  • Schedule ESR: Deduction under section 35 (expenditure on scientific research)
  • Schedule-CG: Computation of income under the head Capital gains.
  • Schedule-OS: Computation of income under the head Income from other sources.
  • Schedule-CYLA: Statement of income after set off of current year’s losses
  • Schedule-BFLA: Statement of income after set off of unabsorbed loss brought forward from earlier years.
  • Schedule- CFL: Statement of losses to be carried forward to future years.
  • Schedule –UD: Details of unabsorbed depreciation and allowance under section 35(4)
  • Schedule ICDS: Effect of Income Computation Disclosure Standards on profit
  • Schedule- 10AA: Computation of deduction under section 10AA
  • Schedule- 80G: Details of donation entitled for deduction under section 80G
  • Schedule 80GGA: Details of donations for scientific research or rural development
  • Schedule RA: Details of donations to research associations etc.
  • Schedule- 80IA: Computation of deduction under section 80IA
  • Schedule- 80IB: Computation of deduction under section 80IB
  • Schedule- 80IC or 80IE: Computation of deduction under section 80IC or 80 IE
  • Schedule-VIA: Statement of deductions (from total income) under Chapter VIA.
  • Schedule-SI: Statement of income which is chargeable to tax at special rates
  • Schedule PTI: Pass through income details from business trust or investment fund
  • Schedule-EI: Statement of Income not included in total income (exempt incomes)
  • Schedule-MAT: Computation of Minimum Alternate Tax payable under section 115JB
  • Schedule-MATC: Computation of tax credit under section 115JAA
  • Schedule-DDT: Details of payment of Dividend Distribution Tax
  • Schedule BBS: Details of tax on distributed income of domestic company on buy back of shares, not listed on stock exchange
  • Schedule ESI: Details of income from outside India and tax relief
  • Schedule-IT: Statement of payment of advance-tax and tax on self-assessment.
  • Schedule-TDS: Statement of tax deducted at source on income other than salary.
  • Schedule-TCS: Statement of tax collected at source
  • Schedule FSI: Details of income accruing or arising outside India
  • Schedule TR:Summary of tax relief claimed for taxes paid outside India
  • Schedule FA: Details of Foreign Assets and income from any source outside India
  • Schedule SH-1: Shareholding of unlisted company
  • Schedule SH-2: Shareholding of Start-ups
  • Schedule AL-1: Assets and liabilities as at the end of the year
  • Schedule AL-2: Assets and liabilities as at the end of the year (applicable for start-ups only)
  • Schedule GST: Information regarding turnover/gross receipt reported for GST
  • Schedule FD: Break-up of payments/receipts in Foreign currency

Key changes in the ITR-6 Form

The key changes in the ITR-6 Form are summarised below:

  • Details of recognition as a start-up by DPIIT
  • Details of declaration filed in Form-2
  • Bifurcation of donations into cash and non-cash mode of payment
  • Information on turnover/gross receipt reported for GST

How do I fill out the ITR-6 Form?

Sequence for filling out parts and schedules

The Income Tax Department advises assesses to follow the sequence mentioned below while filling out the income tax return.

  • Part A
  • Schedules
  • Part B
  • Verification

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How do I file my ITR-6 Form?

This income tax return has to be compulsorily furnished electronically under digital signature to the Income Tax Department.

No annexures required

No document (including TDS certificate) should be attached with this return form while filing ITR-6.Taxpayers are advised to match the taxes deducted/collected/paid by or on behalf of them with their Tax Credit Statement Form 26AS.


How to fill out the verification document?

Fill up the required information in the Verification document. Strike out whatever is not applicable. Please ensure that the verification has been signed before furnishing the return.Choose the designation/capacity of the person signing the return.

Note that any person making a false statement in the return or the accompanying schedules shall be liable to be prosecuted under section 277 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and on conviction be punishable under that section with rigorous imprisonment and with fine.

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