How to e-File Revised Return on Cleartax?

Updated on: Jun 4th, 2024


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Have you made any errors while filing your income tax return? Then you might want to e-file a revised return to rectify the error. Here’s a  quick and easy way to file a revised return using Cleartax.

E-file Revised Return

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.

Budget 2022 update  
The government has proposed ‘Updated return’ that the taxpayers can file for any mistake or omission made in filing an income tax return on payment of additional tax.

Here is a step-by-step guide that will help you file a revised return.

If you have filed ITR through Cleartax

Step 1:

Log in to you your Cleartax account. Once you’ve logged in, go to the profile icon and click ‘My Tax Returns’ from the drop-down.

Step 2:

Click on the ‘View Details’ button for the entity for which you want to revise returns. Remember, you can only revise the returns that have already been filed.  

Step 3:

On the tax summary screen click on ‘Mark your ITR as revised’. 

Step 4:

Click on the link ‘click here’ provided under ‘Your Tax Return is marked as “Revised”’. 

Step 5:

Make the necessary changes in the respective sections.

Step 6:

Once you are done with the changes, click on the ‘Proceed to e-file’ button in tax summary screen and complete your filing process of revised ITR.

If you have not filed ITR through Cleartax

Follow the steps below to revise your return in a hassle-free manner on Cleartax.

Step 1:

Go to the Cleartax website and log in to your account.

Step 2:

The first option you will see is – ‘Directly Revise The Tax Return.’ Click on it.

Step 3:

Enter the date on which the return was originally filed and the acknowledgement number to begin revising your tax return.


These details can be obtained from the original income tax return filed.

Step 4:

Then follow the steps from the step 3 mentioned in the above section (If you have filed ITR through ClearTax) and file your revised tax return.

To know how to fill in details in your income tax return click here .

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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