AY 2021-22 ITR 4 for Presumptive Taxation Scheme

What is ITR 4 form?

The ITR 4 is meant for those taxpayers who have opted for the presumptive taxation scheme under Section 44AD, Section 44ADA, or Section 44AE of the Income Tax Act.

However, if the turnover of the mentioned business exceeds INR 2 crores (INR 50 lakh in the case of professionals), the taxpayer will have to file ITR 3. You can also download income tax utility from the income tax department website.

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Download the latest AY 2021-22 ITR 4 Form for taxpayers opting for the presumptive taxation scheme
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Download ITR 4 Form AY 2021-22
Download the latest AY 2021-22 ITR 4 Form for taxpayers opting for the presumptive taxation scheme
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Up to FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20), it was not mandatory to file Income Tax Return if the total income was less than the basic exemption limit. However, Budget 2019 inserted the seventh proviso to Section 139(1). As per this new provision, if a taxpayer has entered into high-value transactions, it is mandatory to file the ITR even if the total income does not exceed the basic exemption limit. The high-value transactions can be either of the following:

  1. If the taxpayer has deposited more than INR 1 Cr in a current account
  2. If the taxpayer has incurred foreign travel expense of more than INR 2 lacs
  3. Or, if the taxpayer has incurred electricity expense of more than INR 1 lac

Who can file ITR 4?

Individual/HUF/Partnership firm whose total income includes following can use this form:

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Who can not file ITR 4 Form?

This Return Form cannot be used in case of the following incomes:

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Structure of ITR Form Number 4

Part/ Schedule Heading Fields
PART A- GENERAL Personal Information Name, Address, Date of Birth, PAN, contact details, etc.
Filing Status Employer Category, Tax status, Residential status, Return filed u/s, etc.
PART B Income And Deduction Income from Business, Salary, Pension, House Property, Other Sources
PART C Deduction under Chapter VI-A Deductions under section 80C, 80D, 80E, 80G, 80TTA, etc.
PART D Tax computation Breaking up Tax computation, Interest, Cess, Rebate, etc.
Schedule NOB BP Nature of Business, If more than one business, indicates the three main activities/ products Nature of Business, Computation of Presumptive Income under 44AD, 44ADA and 44AE, Financial Particulars of Business
Schedule AL Details of Assets and Liabilities Details of an immovable asset, Details of a movable asset, Interest held in the asset of a firm or AOP, etc.
Schedule IT Details of Advance Tax and Self Assessment Tax Payments BSR Code, Date of Deposit, Chalan Number, Tax Paid
Schedule TCS Details of Tax Collected at sources Tax collection Account Number, Name of Collector, Tax Collected, Amount Claimed
Tax Details TDS1: Details of Tax Deducted at Source from SALARY TAN of Employer, Employer Name, Ted Deducted, etc.
Tax Details TDS2: Details of Tax Deducted at sources from Income other than Salary TAN, Name of Deductor, Year of Deduction, Tax deducted, etc.
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List of Documents Needed to file ITR 4

Acquire the given list of documents on the basis of relevant Incomes in order to indulge in a smooth filing process.

Essential documents:

  • PAN (Permanent Account Number)
  • Bank account details
  • TDS certificates
  • Counterfoils of taxes paid
  • Details of original return if filing revised return
  • Details of notice if filing in response to the notice
  • Electricity bill (In case it exceeds INR 1 Lakh)
  • Travel expenses (In case it exceeds INR 2 Lakh)
  • Deposits in Bank (INR 1 Crore or above)

Documents on the basis of your type of Income:

  • Salary income
  • House/Property Income
    • Address of the property,
    • Co­-owner details in case the property is co­owned,
    • In case of house/property loan ­ Interest certificates/repayment certificate from bank,
    • In case of let out property – Rent agreement
  • Business / Profession
    • Profit & Loss statement
    • Balance Sheet
    • Supporting documents for expenses incurred
    • Bank account statement/Passbook
    • Cash register
    • Any other documents required to maintain the books of accounts of business & profession
  • Other sources
    • Savings/current account statements/Passbook
    • Interest certificates for deposits/bonds/NSC
    • PPF account statement/Passbook
    • Dividend warrants/counterfoils
    • Rent agreement in case of let out machinery
    • Details about receipts of any other incomes
  • If you’re eligible for any Tax Breaks, you may need to acquire the relevant documents from the list:
    • PPF account statement/Passbook
    • Fixed deposit certificates/statements
    • Mutual fund NAV statements
    • ELSS/ULIP/NSC investment details
    • Life insurance premium receipts
    • Medical insurance premium receipts
    • Preventive health checkup details
    • Pension fund/ National pension scheme statement
    • House/property loan interest certificate/repayment statement
    • Education loan interest certificate/repayment statement
    • Tuition fees receipts
    • Donation receipts
    • Certificate from specified medical authorities in case of disability
    • Receipts/proof of any other tax saving investment/contributions
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ITR 4 Form Breakdown

The ITR 4 has six sections that are required to be filled. These sections are as follows:

  • Personal Information
  • Gross Total Income
  • Disclosures
  • Total Deductions
  • Taxes Paid
  • Total Tax Liability

How to file the ITR 4?

You can either file your ITR 4 physically or electronically. Since the Financial year 2013-14, electronic filing of ITR 4 has been made compulsory for the taxpayers who:

  • Have an income of more than INR 5 Lakhs.
  • Have any assets outside of India, including financial interest in any entity; or signing authority in any account outside of India
  • Those claiming relief under Section 90/90A/91 to whom Schedule FSI and Schedule TR to apply

In case of Physical submission:

  • You can submit the ITR 4 in paper form or
  • You can submit the bar-coded return form duly filled.

The department will provide you with an acknowledgment along with stamp of submission on your copy.

File ITR 4 Online using Income Tax Website

  • Log in to the e-filing portal using your user ID & password.
  • Click on e-file > Income Tax Returns > File Income Tax Return from the dashboard
  • Select the appropriate assessment year
  • Select the online mode of filing the ITR
  • Select the applicable status and click on proceed
  • Select the ITR 4 option from the list provided
  • Read the instructions and click on the option to proceed
  • Select the options that are applicable to your particular situation and click on proceed
  • Review the prefilled data and click on proceed
  • Enter your income and deduction details in the different section
  • You will be shown a summary of your tax computation based on the details you provided. If there is tax liability payable based on the computation, you will receive the option to pay instantly or pay later
  • After paying tax, click Preview Return. If there is no tax liability payable, or if there is a refund based on tax computation, you will be taken to the Preview and Submit Your Return page
  •  Once validated, on your Preview and Submit your Return page, click Proceed to Verification
  •  On the Complete your Verification page, select your preferred option and click Continue

ITR 4 for AY 2021-22

Major Changes in ITR 2 for AY 2021-22

  • Taxpayers are given the option to choose between the old tax regime and the new tax regime
  • Dividend Income has to be added with a quarterly breakdown for accurate calculation of Interest under Section 234C
31st July
The due date to file ITR-4 (SUGAM) for Proprietors and Freelancers earning Business & Profession Income.
31st July
The due date to file ITR-4 (SUGAM) for Proprietors and Freelancers earning Business & Profession Income.

FAQs

Can NRI file ITR 4?

No. NRI can not file ITR 4. They need to file ITR 3 for income earned from Business & Profession.

My turnover from business is more than INR 2 Crore can I file ITR 4?

No, since presumptive taxation scheme is only available to businesses having turnover up to INR 2 Crore. You can not opt for the Presumptive Taxation Scheme and file ITR 4.

Can I file ITR 4 if my professional receipts are more than INR 50 lakhs?

No. since presumptive taxation scheme is only available to professionals having receipts up to INR 50 lakhs. You can not opt for the Presumptive Taxation Scheme and file ITR 4.

Can I file ITR 4 after the due date?

Yes, ITR 4 can be filed after the due date. It will be considered a belated return. And late filing fees will be levied while filing a belated return.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @TeamQuicko

    Thanks for the blog! Just one quick question - Why do we have to report a quarterly breakdown of Dividend Income under IFOS?

    Thank you!

  2. I had received dividend recently but I had noticed that TDS had been deducted. any idea as to why has it happened and is there a way I can claim this TDS?

  3. Hey @HarshitShah

    After the introduction of Budget 2020, dividend income is now taxable in the hands of the shareholder; and is also subject to TDS at 10% in excess of INR 5000 u/s 194 & 194K. Foreign Dividend is taxable at slab rates. TDS is not applicable to such dividends. The taxpayer should report such income under the head IFOS in the ITR filed on the Income Tax Website.

    Hope this helps!

  4. Hi @ameyj

    The amount of TDS deducted shall reflect in your Form 26AS only and it will also reflect the name of the deductor.
    Using the name of the deductor you can find out on which share you have received the dividend and you can also cross-check the same in your bank statement.

    Yes, you are right, TDS is to be deducted when the dividend paid exceeds 5000 INR in a financial year. However, the 5,000 INR limit pertains to all the dividends an individual gets in a year, or the total dividend per shareholder that a company pays out in a year, is left to interpretation, and hence registrars and share transfer agents (RTA) are not taking any chances and are deducting TDS even on small amounts.

    Hope this helps

  5. Hi @TeamQuicko

    Consider that I have 10 shares each of 10 different Indian companies. Each of the 10 companies are declaring a dividend of INR 100 before the FY ends. Now I will be recieving 1000 as dividend from each company, thereby a total of 10,000.

    The 5,000 dividend limit, is it applicable to each company / total dividend recieved by me in a year. If it is applicable to each company, then I would not attract TDS of 10% for dividend.

    Also pl clarify, how would the company B know that I have got shares of Company A,C,D,E so on…

  6. Hey @Abdul_Kaleem_shah

    As per sec.194 of income tax act, TDS liability will arise when the amount of such dividend or the aggregate of the amounts of such dividend distributed or paid or likely to be distributed or paid during the financial year by the company to the shareholder, exceeds 5000 Rs.

    Here, the term company not includes aggregate companies and hence limit of 5000 Rs. should be applicable to each company.

    Here, you can read below article covering TDS on dividend income:

    Since, it is purely based on interpretation and ambiguous as opinion vary from experts.

  7. Hey @TeamQuicko

    I tried to file ITR-3 via Quicko’s integration with Zerodha. While filing the ITR, I got an option to switch to the New Tax regime to save additional taxes.
    Since I had some turnover from intraday and FnO (speculative/ business), am I eligible to switch to the new regime through Quicko while filing?
    How do I fill the Form 10-IE? If I haven’t filled the form, would the portal preent me from filing returns altogether?
    Also, once I get rebate (if opted for new regime) / pay dues (if opted for old regime), do I need to go through the hassles of replicating it on the new ITR portal (i.e manually answering the schedule sections)?

    Kind regards

  8. Hi @ChinmayB,

    Yes, you can opt for the new tax regime. However, keep in mind in case a taxpayer has business income and they opt for the new tax regime, they can switch to the old tax regime only once.

    If you opt for the new tax regime, you need to file Form 10-IE before filing the ITR

    Here’s how you can file the Form 10-IE

    When filing your ITR through Quicko, you do not need to enter details on the new ITR portal, since Quicko is a ERI (e-return intermediary) registered with the Income Tax Department.

    Note: ITR filing will be enabled on Quicko in the coming week. So stay tuned for more exciting features!

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