How to file ITR 1 (Sahaj) using Income Tax Website?

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Salaried Individuals can file ITR-1 (Sahaj) in India. There are two ways to file ITR-1 either physically or electronically. The due date to file ITR-1 is the 31st of July of the next financial year. The financial year 2013-14 onwards, electronic filing (e-filing) of ITR-1 has been made compulsory for taxpayers having an income of more than INR 5 Lakhs.

For FY 2019-20, due to COVID-19 the due date for filing ITR has been extended to 30th November 2020 for all taxpayer.
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For FY 2019-20, due to COVID-19 the due date for filing ITR has been extended to 30th November 2020 for all taxpayer.

Physical Submission of ITR 1

Only individuals above the age of 80 years or Individuals/HUF with total income less than INR 5 lacs and no claim of refund can furnish a return physically. Following are the steps to file ITR physically/offline:

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Online submission of ITR 1

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Steps to Prepare and File ITR 1 on Income Tax e-Filing Website

  1. Go to Income Tax e-Filing Portal

    Login to your Income Tax e-Filing Website. Income Tax e-Filing Portal - Homepage

  2. Navigate to Income Tax Returns option

    Go to e-file > Income Tax Returns from the dashboard. how to file itr-1-select itr

  3. Select Assessment Year, ITR Form, Submission Mode

    Submission Mode should be Prepare and Submit Onlinehow to file ITR-1-Select AY-ITR Form

  4. Enter the required details

    Select the details you wish to get prefilled from records available with the IT Department.How to file ITR-1-Prefilled data

  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.

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You can e-Verify your ITR online OR send the signed ITR-V to CPC Bangalore within 120 days of filing and complete the return filing process.

Structure of Income Tax Return – Sahaj

Part/ Schedule Heading Fields
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 the 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. 

FAQs

Can NRI file ITR-1?

No. ITR-1 can only be filed by resident individuals with the following income situations:
1. Having a salary income up to Rs. 50,00,000,
2. With One House Property Income,
3. Having Income From Other Source,
3. Having Agriculture Income up to Rs. 5,000.

Can Pensioner file ITR-1?

Yes. Any pensioner who only has pension income can file ITR-1. Since pension income is treated as salary income they can also claim Standard Deduction up to Rs. 50,000 on pension income.

Can I file ITR-1 if I have only earned Interest Income?

Yes, since Interest Income is covered under the head “Income From Other Source” you can file ITR-1 for the same.

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