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Overview of Income Tax Return Filing (ITR Filing)

Income Tax Return Filing refers to the filing of an ITR form which an individual submits to the Tax Department of India. This form contains information about the individual’s income and the taxes paid by them. The ITR Filing is governed by the Income Tax Act 1961

Who is Eligible to File an Income Tax Return?

  • Individuals (Indian residents & NRI’s) – Necessary for those whose income exceeds the prescribed limit.
  • Sole Proprietors
  • Companies
  • LLP, Partnership Firms (The ITR filing is compulsory for ‘Partnerships Firm’, ‘Sole Proprietorship Firm’, ‘Companies’, and ‘LLPs’ irrespective of their turnover, Income, profit, or loss.)
  • Individuals earning Income from mutual funds, bonds, stocks, fixed deposits, Income from interest, house property, etc.
  • Individuals obtaining Income from property under charitable trusts, religious trusts, or Income from voluntary contributions and those who want to claim tax refunds.
  • Salaried persons whose gross Income before deductions under sections 80C to 80U exceeds the exemption limit.
  • All individuals with foreign income and assets, NRI’s and technology professionals on onsite projects.

Types of ITR Forms

The types of ITR Forms are given below:

  • ITR 1 (Sahaj)

Individuals earning income from salary, single house property, agriculture, & Income from other sources. This form is to be filed by individual residents having total Income up to Rs. Fifty lakhs and agricultural Income up to Rs. 5,000.

Note: This is not applicable to an individual being director in a company, having invested in unlisted equity shares, or having foreign assets or foreign Income.

  • ITR 2

This form is for individuals and HUFs earning from any source other than PGBP (profits and gain of business or profession). It may be from capital gain, lottery, foreign assets, etc., while total Income should exceed Rs. 50 lacs. In the case of agriculture income, it should exceed Rs. 5,000. Also, it is filed by those who invested in unlisted equity shares during the financial year.

  • ITR 3

Individuals and HUFs have earnings from profits and gains of business or profession. It also needs to be filed by the individuals having their Income as a partner in a firm.

  • ITR 4 (Sugam)

For Individuals, HUFs, and Firms (other than LLP), being a Resident has an entire Income of up to Rs.50 lakhs from business or Profession. It also covers those who have opted presumptive income scheme under Section 44AD, Section 44ADA and Section 44AE of the Income Tax Act.

Note

 This applies to individual director in a company or who has invested in unlisted equity shares

  • ITR 5

ITR 5 is filed by firms, LLPs, AOPs (Association of Persons), Bois (Body of Individuals) etc.

  • ITR 6

ITR 6 is filed by companies other than those claiming exemption under section 11 (Income from property held for charitable or religious purposes).

  • ITR 7

It is required to be filed by those falling under section 139(4A) or section 139 (4B) or section 139 (4C) or section 139 4(D) that can either be individual or a company.

What are the Benefits of Income Tax Return Filing?

Following are the benefits of Income Tax Return Filling:

  • It makes the taxpayer eligible for loan processing.
  • It helps claim a TDS refund or any other tax paid in excess.
  • Also, it allows carrying forward losses.
  • It makes an individual a responsible citizen.
  • Helps in avoiding penalty provisions.
  • Considered as financial evidence for availing loan or visa.
  • Helps the government to keep track of income of the taxpayer.

Procedure for Income Tax ReturnFiling

The following procedure must be followed for Income Tax ReturnFiling. 

  • Collection of necessary documents such as Form 16 (TDS Certificate issued by the employer in case tax is deducted from salary), Form 16A (The bank issues it for TDS deducted on the interest payment on the fixed deposit) in the TRACES format & capital gain statement.
  •  Filing Form 26AS & cross-check with the TDS certificate to ensure that tax deducted from your salary or from your interest income is deposited with the government.
  • In case of any error, rectify Form 26AS. If the error is not rectified, the taxpayer won’t be able to claim the credit on deducted tax.
  • Calculation of total income chargeable to tax and tax liability 
  • Filing of Income Tax Return after the payment of all the taxes. It Is Only After Filing The Tax Return That The Taxpayer Claims The Refund  
  • Verification of Income Tax by Income Tax Department .
 

Procedure for Income Tax ReturnFiling

The following procedure must be followed for Income Tax ReturnFiling. 

  • Collection of necessary documents such as Form 16 (TDS Certificate issued by the employer in case tax is deducted from salary), Form 16A (The bank issues it for TDS deducted on the interest payment on the fixed deposit) in the TRACES format & capital gain statement.
  •  Filing Form 26AS & cross-check with the TDS certificate to ensure that tax deducted from your salary or from your interest income is deposited with the government.
  • In case of any error, rectify Form 26AS. If the error is not rectified, the taxpayer won’t be able to claim the credit on deducted tax.
  • Calculation of total income chargeable to tax and tax liability 
  • Filing of Income Tax Return after the payment of all the taxes. It Is Only After Filing The Tax Return That The Taxpayer Claims The Refund  
  • Verification of Income Tax by Income Tax Department .
 

Penal Provisions

  • Under section 156, a demand notice is given to the taxpayer for tax payment.
  • The amount determined should be paid within 30 days of the notice at the place and to the person specified in the notice.
  • If the taxpayer defaults the payment of tax due, he will be treated as an asscee in failure.
  • Before levying the penalty, a fair opportunity of being heard is given to the taxpayer.

What are the Due Dates for FY 21-22?

  • Annual Income

    Slab Rate

    Upto Rs. 2.5 Lakh

    Exempt

    Rs. 2.5 Lakh to Rs. 5 Lakh

    5% tax rebate available U/s 87a

    Rs. 5 Lakh to Rs. 7.5 Lakh

    10%

    Rs. 7.5 Lakh to Rs. 10 Lakh

    15%

    Rs. 10 Lakh to Rs. 12.5 Lakh

    20%

    Rs. 12.5 Lakh to Rs. 15 Lakh

    25%

    More than Rs. 15 lakh

    30%

    Note* for financial year 2021-22

Tax Rates - Income Tax Return Filing

Particulars

Tax Rate

When the turnover or gross receipt of the company does not go beyond Rs. 400 crores in the previous year

25%

Company opted for section 115BA

25%

Company opted for section 115BAA

22%

Company opted for section 115BAB

15%

Any other domestic company

30%

In Case Of Co-Operative Society

Income Up to Rs. 10,000

10%

Income from Rs. 10,001 to Rs. 20,000

22%

Income above Rs. 20,000

30%

Slab Rates - Income Tax Return Filing

Annual Income

Slab Rate

Upto Rs. 2.5 Lakh

Exempt

Rs. 2.5 Lakh to Rs. 5 Lakh

5% tax rebate available U/s 87a

Rs. 5 Lakh to Rs. 7.5 Lakh

10%

Rs. 7.5 Lakh to Rs. 10 Lakh

15%

Rs. 10 Lakh to Rs. 12.5 Lakh

20%

Rs. 12.5 Lakh to Rs. 15 Lakh

25%

More than Rs. 15 lakh

30%

Note* for financial year 2021-22

 There are 70 deductions and exemptions that are not allowed. Some of the common ones are listed below In order to claim above mentioned tax rates, following exemptions and deductions allowed / disallowed.

Cannot Be Claimed Under New Tax Regime

Allowed

Deductions under chapter VIA

Contribution to pension account

Leave Travel Allowance

Transport allowance to handicapped

House Rent Allowance

Daily allowance given under certain conditions

Standard deductions of Rs. 50,000

Travel allowance or transfer

Entertainment allowance / employment allowance / Professional tax

Interest can be claimed in respect of loan taken on a rented out property

Interest repayment on housing loan / Interest paid on education loan

Gratuity

Family pension

Lump sum pension (1/3rd will be exempt if gratuity received or ½ will be exempt if not received)

Losses cannot be set off from previous assessment year

leave encashment on retirement up to Rs. 3 lakh

Depreciation cannot be claimed

Interest and maturity amount from PPF and Sukanya Samriddhi

Medical insurance premium

Maturity proceeds from the life insurance policy

PF contribution, tuition fee, life insurance premium or any other investment

Employer’s contribution to NPS, superannuation fund and EPF up to Rs. 7.5 lakh

Surcharge

Particulars

Rate

If total income exceeds Rs. 50 lakhs but not exceeding Rs. 1 Cr.

10% of the income tax

If total income exceeds Rs. 1 crore but not exceeding Rs. 2 Cr.

15% of the income tax

If total income exceeds Rs. 2 crore but not exceeding Rs. 5 Cr.

25% of the income tax

If total income exceeds Rs. 5 crore

37% of the income tax

Education cess

4% of income tax plus surcharge

Late Filing Fee for FY 2020 -2021

Penalty For Late Income Tax Return Filing U/S 234F

Due Date

Income Below Rs. 5 Lakhs

Income Above Rs. 5 Lakhs

31 December  2021

31 st December  2021 to 31st March 2022

Rs. 1000

Rs. 5000

Recent Amendments Regarding Income Tax Return Filing

  • The term accounting period is replaced by calendar year ending as on 31 December 2021 in the new ITR Forms  which means that now the assess needs to furnish all the details of the foreign assets held by him between 1 January  2021 to 31 December 2021 in ITR for AY 2022-23
  • Starting from FY 2020 -21 the amount of late fees is reduced from 10,000 to 5000 for the people whose income is above 5 lac but there is no change for the tax payers whose income is less than 5 Lack. The penalty is same as earlier i.e. Rs. 1000

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    It is advisable to appoint an attorney who has experience in Income Tax Return Filing to avoid the loopholes around the whole Income Tax Return Filing and to understand the requirement in detail.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Form 16 can be coined as Salary TDS- Tax Deducted at Source Certificate that an executive issue for the TDS subtracted.

The excess tax can be demand back as a return by filing your Income-tax return. It will be returned back into your bank account through ‘ECS transfer’. It is necessary to make sure no errors are made while considering bank details such as ‘account number’, ‘IFSC code’ in the ITR form.

All the company and business entities need file ITR even if their total income or tax due is zero. In a matter of an individual, when revenue exceeds the basic exclusion limit, it is advised to file ITR to avoid investigation from the ‘Income Tax Department’. Additionally, if your tax liabilities is zero and have offered the ITR before, it is essential to be filed.

Yes, finishing ITR in case of loss would be in your business itself. With online ITR filing, you can move forward the damages/losses to a specific expected financial year to set off losses upon the future profits.

  • Individuals (Indian residents & NRI’s) – Necessary for those whose income is exceeding the prescribed limit.
  • Sole Proprietors
  • Companies
  • LLPs and Partnership Firms
  • The ITR filing is compulsory for ‘Partnerships Firm’, ‘Sole Proprietorship Firm’, ‘Companies’, and ‘LLPs’ irrespective of their turnover, income, profit or loss.
  • Income Tax section allows reducing the ITR if the new ITR includes oversight or wrong report accidentally
  • A taxpayer can register the amended return up to the end of Annual Year (2018-2019, 31 March 2020) or before the conclusion of the assessment whichever is prior 

In matter you fail to file the return on a scheduled date, there is a prerequisite to filing return up to a particular time. Nevertheless, with a late filing fee and reduced interests, the late arrival can be filed before the end of Assessment Year for the concerned financial year.

  • It makes tax payer eligible for loan processing.
  • It helps in claiming TDS refund or any other tax paid in excess.
  • Also, it allows carry forward of losses.
  • It makes individual a responsible citizen.
  • Helps in avoiding penalty provisions.
  • Considered as a financial evidence for availing loan or visa.
  • Helps government in keeping track of the income of taxpayer.

If it fails to deposit the TDS/TCS return on the due date appointed, then he shall be responsible for paying a sum of Rs. 200 for every day of the delay, Under Section 234E.

  • (Total Income)Exceeds Rs. 5 Lakh ->( Return filed )After 10th Jan 2021 for A.Y. 2020-21 -> (Fee (Penalty)Rs. 10,000/-
  • Upto Rs. 5 Lakh ->After 10th Jan 2021 for A.Y. 2020-21 ->Rs. 1,000/-

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