How to file ITR-1 (Sahaj) using Income Tax Website?
You can file ITR-1 either physically or electronically. The due date to file ITR-1 is the 31st July of the next financial year. Since the Financial year 2013-14, electronic filing (e-filing) of ITR-1 has been made compulsory for taxpayers having an income more than Rs. 5 Lakhs.
Offline/ Physical submission:
Only individuals above the age of 80 years or Individuals/ HUF with total income less than Rs. 5 lacs and no claim of refund can furnish a return physically.
- Download ITR-1 Form from Income Tax Website,
- Fill the form and submit the ITR-1 in paper form to the IT Department.
- The department will provide you with an acknowledgement along with a stamp of submission on your copy.
Online / Electronic submission:
- Prepare and submit ITR-1 from your login on Income Tax Website. OR
- You can prepare ITR-1 offline using Income Tax Return Preparation Utility and subsequently submit the ITR from your login on Income Tax Website. OR
- You can e-file it through E-Return Intermediary (ERI) like Quicko.
Follow the Step-by-Step process to Prepare and Submit ITR-1 on Income Tax Website:
Step 1: Login to your account on incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2: Go to e-file > Income Tax Returns
Step 3. Select Assessment Year, ITR Form, Submission Mode – Prepare and Submit Online
Step 4. Select the details you wish to get prefilled from records available with the IT Department and start filing your ITR.
Step 5. Click on Preview and Submit if you have entered all the data correctly. You can also save a draft if you want to cross-check data with supporting documents or add data later.
Structure of ITR-1
|PART A- GENERAL INFORMATION||Personal Information||Name, Address, Date of Birth, PAN, Aadhaar Number, Contact Details etc.|
|Filing Status||Employer Category, Filing Type, Return filed under section etc.|
|PART B||Gross Total Income||Income from Salary, Pension, One House Property, Other Sources|
|PART C||Deductions And Taxable Total Income||Deductions under Section 80C, 80D, 80E, 80G, 80TTA etc and Taxable Total Income|
|PART D||Computation of Tax Payable||Breaking up Tax computation, Interest, Cess, Rebate etc.|
|PART E||Other Information||Details of all Bank Accounts held in India at any time during the previous year. IFSC Code, Name of Bank, Account Number.|
|Schedule IT||Details of Advance Tax and Self Assessment Tax Payments||BSR code, Date of Deposit, Chalan Number, Tax Paid.|
|Schedule TDS||Details of TDS/TCS by Employers/ Deductors/ Collectors||TAN, Name of Deductor/collector, Year of Deduction/collection, Tax Deducted/collected etc.|
|Exempt Income||Details of exempt Income and Allowances from salary income.||Nature of Income/ Allowance, Description and Amount.|