In this article, I have tried to explain the eligibility, manner of filing and about obligation to file ITR-2 for AY 2020-21/FY 2019-20 which is generally applicable to Individuals and HUFs not having income from profits and gains of business or profession.
ITR-2 with other ITRs alongwith manner of furnishing Return of Income for Assessment Year (AY) 2020-21 / Financial year (FY) 2019-20 is been notified by CBDT vide Notification No. 31/2020 dated 29.05.2020.
This form is for Individuals and Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) not having income from profits and gains of business or profession.
This ITR Form should not be used by an Individual or HUF whose Total Income for A.Y. 2020-21 includes income under the head “Profits and Gains of Business or Profession”
No document (including TDS certificate) should be attached to this ITR Form.
This ITR Form can be filed with the Income-tax Department electronically on the e-filing web portal of Income-tax Department (www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in) and verified in any one of the following manner –
(i) digitally signing the verification part, or
(ii) authenticating by way of electronic verification code (EVC), or
(iii) by sending duly signed paper Form ITR-V (Acknowledgment) by post to CPC at the following address –
“Post Bag No. 1, Electronic City Office, Bengaluru- 560500, Karnataka”.
The Form ITR-V should reach within 120 days from the date of e-filing the return of income.
Every Individual or HUF whose total income before allowing deductions under Chapter VI-A of the Income-tax Act, exceeds the maximum amount which is not chargeable to tax is obligated to furnish his return of income. The claim of deduction(s) under Chapter VI-A is to be mentioned in Part C of this ITR Form. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act. The maximum amount which is not chargeable to income tax for Assessment Year 2020- 21, in case of different categories of individuals and HUF, is as under:-
|Sl. No.||Category||Amount (in ₹)|
|(i)||In case of an individual who is below the age of 60 years or a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)||2,50,000|
|(ii)||In case of an individual, being resident in India, who is of the age of 60 years or more at any time during the previous year 2019-20 but below the age of 80 years||3,00,000|
|(iii)||in case of an individual, being resident in India, who is of the age of 80 years or more at any time during the previous year 2019-20||5,00,000|
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|2||All about filing of ITR-1 (Sahaj) for AY 2020-21|
|3||All about filing of ITR-2 for AY 2020-21|
|4||All about filing of ITR-3 for A.Y. 2020-21|
|5||All about filing of ITR-4 (Sugam) for A.Y. 2020-21|
|6||All about filing of ITR-5 for A.Y. 2020-21|
|7||All about filing of ITR-6 for A.Y. 2020-21|
|8||All about filing of ITR-7 for A.Y. 2020-21|