How to file tax return electronically ?

E-filing is an easy, fast and secure method of filing of tax return. For filing returns, an assessee can transmit the data in the return electronically by downloading ITRs, or by online filing.

Method I (By downloading ITR Form)

  • Download the suitable ITR form from Download
  • Fill it offline
  • Generate XML and save it on the desktop
  • Register on e-filing website using your PAN
  • Login to the portal
  • Go to e-file the Income Tax Return – Upload Return

Method II (By online filing)

  • Register on e-filling website using PAN
  • Login to the portal
  • Go to e-file Income Tax Return –Prepare & Submit Online

Which ITR should you file?

User

ITR Type

Individual

1 ( Sahaj)

Individual / HUF

2,3,4,4S ( Sugam )

Firm

ITR 5

Trust

5,7

Company

ITR  6

AOP/BOI/LA/AJP

ITR 5

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