Have you made any errors while filing income tax return and wondering how to e-file a revised return to rectify the error? Don’t worry. Use ClearTax. It is easy and quick to file a revised return using ClearTax.
In fact the good news is that, from the FY 2016-17, even a return filed belatedly ( after the due date) can be revised which was earlier not the case. 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.
These details can be obtained by logging into income tax department website.
Now enter all the details of your income and personal information in the appropriate fields, and file your revised income tax return.
Finish your E-filing for FREE with ClearTax
- ClearTax makes it very easy to E-File your ITR
- E-Filing takes only a few minutes
- Our experts help you on live chat and email