ITR 2A form for Multiple House Property Income [Discontinued]

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ITR-2A

ITR 2A was introduced in FY 2014-15 (AY 2015-16). This form was for Individuals and HUFs who had Salary Income and owned more than one House Property. The ones with Capital Gains could not use this form. This form has been discontinued from FY 2016-17 (AY 2017-18) onwards. From FY 2016-17 onwards you can file ITR-2 instead of ITR-2A.

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Who can file ITR 2A?

This return can be used by an individual/HUF whose total income includes…

Who can not file ITR 2A?

This return cannot be used in case of following incomes…

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Structure of ITR 2A

Part/ Schedule Heading Fields
PART A- GENERAL Personal Information Name, Address, Date of Birth, PAN, contact details.
Filing Status Employer Category, Tax status, Residential status, Return filed under the section.
PART B-TI Computation of total income Total of all the incomes. 
PART B-TTI Computation of tax liability on total income The Bank Account details, Verification details. 
Schedule IT Details of Advance Tax and Self Assessment Tax Payments BSR code, Date of Deposit, Chalan number, Tax Paid. 
Schedule TDS TDS1: Details of Tax Deducted at Source from SALARY TAN of Employer, Employer Name, Tax Deducted, etc.
Schedule TDS TDS2: Details of Tax Deducted at sources from Income other than Salary (As per FORM 16A) TAN, Name of Deductor, Year of Deduction, Tax deducted, etc.
Schedule S Details of Income from Salary Employer Details, Salary, Perquisites, Allowance, etc.
Schedule HP Details of Income from House Property Details of House Property, Name and PAN of the Co-owners and Tenants, Details of Rent Income, Interest payable on Borrowed Capital, etc.
Schedule OS Income from Other Sources A dividend, Interest, Rental income from machinery, Winnings from lotteries, Crossword puzzles, Races, Games, etc.
Schedule CYLA Details of income after set­off of current year losses  
Schedule BFLA Details of income after Set off of Brought Forward Losses of earlier years  
Schedule CFL Details of Losses to be carried forward to the future years  
Schedule VI-A Deductions under Chapter VI-A Deductions under section 80C, 80CCC, 80CCG, 80D, 80DDB, 80E, 80G, 80TTA etc.
80G Details of donations Name of Donee, Address, City or District, State Code, PAN of Donee, Amount, etc.
Schedule SPI Income of specified persons (spouse, minor child etc.) included in the income of the assessee (income of the minor child, in excess of Rs. 1500 per child, to be included) Name and PAN of Person, Relationship, Nature of Income, Amount.
Schedule SI Income chargeable to income tax at special rates Description of Special Rate Income, Special Rate, Income, Taxable Income after adjusting min. chargeable to tax, Tax thereon.
Schedule EI Details of Exempt Income (Income not to be included in Total Income) Interest income, Dividend, Agricultural Income, etc.
Schedule 5A Information regarding the appointment of income between spouses governed by Portuguese Civil Code Name and PAN of spouse, income received under different heads, amount appointed in the hands of the spouse, TDS details, etc.

List of Documents Needed to file ITR 2A

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

Essential documents:

Documents on the basis of your type of Income:

How to file the ITR 2A?

You can either file your ITR-2A physically or electronically. From FY 2013-14, the electronic filing of ITR-2A has been made compulsory for taxpayers having an income of more than Rs. 5 Lakhs. Apart from that, if you have foreign assets and income, or you’re seeking a refund or DTAA relief, you need to file your ITR-2A.

In case of Physical submission:

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

In case of Online / Electronic submission:

Sample ITR-2A Form

Sample ITR 2A Form

FAQs

Can NRI file ITR-2A?

Yes, NRIs can file ITR-2A. However, residents having income from Foreign sources and/or foreign assets can not file ITR-2A. They will have to file ITR-2

Can I file exempt capital gains from securities in ITR-2A?

Yes. If you have income from long term capital gains covered u/s 10(38) then you can show it under Exempt incomes in ITR-2A

Can I file ITR-2A for FY 2015-16?

Yes. You can file ITR-2A for income earned during FY 2015-16. This form was introduced in FY 2014-15 and was also applicable in FY 2015-16.

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