Income Tax Department has released Income Tax Return (ITR ) 7 as Applicable for persons including companies required to furnish return under section 139(4A) or section 139(4B) or section 139(4C) or section 139(4D) for e-filing of Returns for A.Y. 2013-14 of Financial Year 2012-13. ITR form can be downloaded from the website https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ .
Important Points in respect of ITR 7 for A.Y. 2013-14 are as follows :-
1. Who can use this Return Form?
This Form can be used by persons including companies who are required to furnish return under section 139(4A) or section 139(4B) or section 139(4C) or section 139(4D).
2. Annexure-less Return Form
No document (including TDS certificate) should be attached to this Return Form. All such documents enclosed with this Return Form will be detached and returned to the person filing the return. Tax-payers are advised to match the taxes deducted/collected/paid by or on behalf of them with their Tax Credit Statement (Form 26AS). (Please refer to www.incometaxindia.gov.in).
3. Manner of filing this Return Form
This Return Form can be filed with the Income Tax Department in any of the following ways, –
(i) by furnishing the return in a paper form;
(ii) by furnishing the return electronically under digital signature;
(iii) by transmitting the data in the return electronically and thereafter submitting the verification of the return in Return Form ITR-V;
(iv) by furnishing a Bar-coded return.
Where the Return Form is furnished in the manner mentioned at 4(iii), the assessee should print out two copies of Form ITR-V. One copy of ITR-V, duly signed by the assessee, has to be sent by ordinary post to Post Bag No. 1, Electronic City Office, Bangaluru–5601 00 (Karnataka). The other copy may be retained by the assessee for his record.
From assessment year 2013-14 onwards in case of an assessee claiming relief under section 90, 90A or 91 to whom Schedule FSI and Schedule TR apply, he has to furnish the return in the manner provided at 4(ii) or 4(iii).
From assessment year 2013-14 onwards in case an assessee who is required to furnish a report of audit under section 10(23C)(iv), 10(23C)(v), 10(23C)(vi), 10(23C)(via), 10A, 12A(1)(b), 44AB, 80-IA, 80-IB, 80-IC, 80-ID, 80JJAA, 80LA, 92E or 115JB he shall file the report electronically on or before the date of filing the return of income. Further, the assessee who is liable to file the above reports electronically shall file the return of income in the manner provided at 4(ii) or 4(iii).
4. Filling out the acknowledgement
Only one copy of this Return Form is required to be filed. Where the Return Form is furnished in the manner mentioned at 4(i), the acknowledgement slip attached with this Return Form should be duly filled.