Income tax department has finally released much awaited return preparation software for ITR-1, ITR-2, ITR-3, ITR-4, ITR-4S, ITR-5 and ITR-6. The software’s released by Income Tax department are free and much better than any other private software available.
Due Date- The last date for Filing of ITR in respect of Assessees who are liable to Audit is 30th September and for Non-Audit cases it is 31st July. Due date for filing of Return in respect of Individual and HUF who are Partner in a Partnership which is liable to audit is 30th September. In case of Corporate Assessees who are although not liable to tax Audit but has to get their accounts audited under the Companies Act, 1956 also the due date is 30th September.
Digital Signature: – Last year CBDT has vide Notification No. 49/2010 dated 09.07.2010 made it Mandatory for all companies to file their income tax Return with Digital signature so those who are not having digital signature need to obtain and those who are having need to check that same is not expired.
Online Filing: – Online Return filing is compulsory for the following type of Assesses:-
Download Return Preparation Software for AY 2011-12
|Sl.No.||FormName||Return Preparation Software||SystemRequirements|
|1||ITR-1||Excel Utility(Version 1.0)||MS Excel|
|2||ITR-2||Excel Utility(Version 1.0)||MS Excel|
|3||ITR-3||Excel Utility(Version 1.0)||MS Excel|
|4||ITR-4||Excel Utility(Version 1.0)||MS Excel|
|5||ITR-4S||Excel Utility(Version 1.0)||MS Excel|
|6||ITR-5||Excel Utility(Version 1.0)||MS Excel|
|7||ITR-6||Excel Utility(Version 1.0)||MS Excel|