Have you made any errors while filing income tax return? Then you might want to e-file a revised return to rectify the error. Cleartax offers you an easy and quick way to file a revised return usingClearTax.
From the Financial Year 2016-17, even a return filed belatedly (after the due date) can be revised. This was not the case earlier. Only a return that had been originally filed before the due date could be revised for years prior to FY 2016-17.
Here is a step-by-step guide that will help you file a revised return.
Go to the ClearTax account login page and login to your account.
Once you’ve logged in, go to the ‘My Tax Returns’ option under ‘My Account.’
From the list of tax returns, click on start filing on the return you want to revise. Remember, you can only revise the returns that have already been filed.
Choose an option based on whether or not you have Form 16.
Once you’re on the returns page, click on ‘Advanced Options’ under ‘My Account.’
A pop-up screen will appear. Click on ‘Advanced Options.’
The first option you will see is – ‘Directly Revise The Tax Return.’ Click on it.
Enter the date on which the return was originally filed and the acknowledgment number to begin revising your tax return.Enter the date on which the return was originally filed and the acknowledgment number to begin revising your tax return.These details can be obtained from the of the original income tax return filed.
Now enter all the details of your income and personal information in the appropriate fields, and file your revised income tax return.
ClearTax, true to its mission of making taxes simpler for individuals and businesses, has always strived to simplify the process of e-filing returns as well as revised returns. We hope the above steps help you e-file revised returns on our portal.
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