How to file income tax returns in India?

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How to file income tax returns in India?

Does your annual income level come under the Income Tax slab fixed by the Govt. of India? No need to worry. It is a very easy, simple and user-friendly website created by Income Tax Department for doing e-file in the link IncomeTaxIndiaeFiling.gov.in.

First, you have to create a user account using your PAN number as your user ID.

Next search for 26AS Form and tallied with your Form 16 if it matched then go to income tax return forms by choosing assessment years.

After that download ITR form which is applicable to you and completes the process by clicking on ‘Quick e-file ITR’ link.

Then download the return preparation software from the open excel utility and filled the form using details from “Form 16”. Calculate the tax by click on the tab for it.

Now click on the pay tax link and fill the challan details if any and confirm by clicking on the validate tab. This will generate an XML file and save it to your computer or Laptop.

Now time to upload the computer generated return file. After click on submit button, this will display a pop-up notice for asking digital signature. If you have a digital sign then click yes and upload otherwise click on no option.

An ITR Verification (ITR-V) will be generated by the system and can be downloaded in PDF file. Take a printout of it and send to the Income-Tax Department-CPC, Post Bag No.1, Electronic City Post Office, Bangalore, Karnataka, 560100.

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