Today is the last day for income tax return filing. So if you are too bogged down to fill your taxes, here a simple solution awaits for all your tension.
Income tax department has made filing your tax return in a ease. You can do e-filing for filing all your tax return. The last date for filing your return is 31st July i.e. today.
You first need to register yourself with your PAN, which acts as the user ID, and log in to your account at www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
Die to the heavy traffic site is unresponsive many times, hence the department has asked something to the users. All taxpayers are advised to log out immediately after uploading their I-T Return successfully and getting the ITR-V acknowledgement. This will facilitate smooth efiling for other taxpayers to e-file their returns.
Here is efiling process at a glance provided by the Income tax department -
1 Select appropriate type of Return Form
2 Download Return Preparation Software for selected Return Form.
3 Fill your return offline and generate a XML file.
4 Register and create a user id/password
5 Login and click on relevant form on left panel and select "Submit Return"
6 Browse to select XML file and click on "Upload" button
7 On successful upload acknowledgement details would be displayed. Click on "Print" to generate printout of acknowledgement/ITR-V Form.
8 Incase the return is digitally signed, on generation of "Acknowledgement" the Return Filing process gets completed. You may take a printout of the Acknowledgement for your record.
9 Incase the return is not digitally signed, on successful uploading of e-Return, the ITR-V Form would be generated which needs to be printed by the tax payers. This is an acknowledgement cum verification form. The tax payer has to fill-up the verification part and verify the same. A duly verified ITR-V form should be mailed to “Income Tax Department – CPC, Post Bag No - 1, Electronic City Post Office, Bangalore - 560100, Karnataka, ” BY ORDINARY POST OR SPEEDPOST ONLY within 120 days after the date of transmitting the data electronically.
ITR-V sent by Registered Post or Courier will not be accepted.
No Form ITR-V shall be received in any other office of the Income-tax Department or in any other manner. In case, Form ITR-V, is furnished after the above mentioned period, it will be deemed that the return in respect of which the Form ITR-V has been filed was never furnished and it shall be incumbent on the assessee to electronically re-transmit the data and follow it up by submitting the new Form ITR-V within 120 days. This completes the Return filing process for non-digitally signed Returns.
10 For any assistance in electronic filing please contact the Public Relations Officer of the local Income Tax Office
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