♦ Notified ITR Forms for the AY 2018-19 AND applicability

ITR – 1 (Sahaj) Individuals being a resident other than not ordinarily resident having Income from Salaries, one house property, other sources (Interest etc.) and having total income upto Rs.50 Lakh

ITR – 2 Individuals and HUFs not having income from profits and gains of business or profession

ITR – 3 Individuals and HUFs having income from profits and gains of business or profession

ITR – 4 Presumptive Income From Business & Profession

ITR – 5 persons other than,- (i) individual, (ii) HUF, (iii) company and (iv) person filing Form ITR-7

ITR – 6 Companies other than companies claiming exemption under section 11

ITR – 7 persons including companies required to furnish return under sections 139(4A) or 139(4B) or 139(4C) or 139(4D) or 139(4E) or 139(4F)

% of ITR Wise receipt of e-Return in FY 2017-18

(source – https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/moreStatistics)

% of ITR Wise receipt of e-Return in FY 2017-18

Total 6,74,74,904 e-returns filed during the FY 2017-18

ITR to filed Online except in certain cases:

  • All the tax returns have to filed online as was the case last year. However, there are certain exceptions where the ITR can be filed in paper/physical form.
  • If the individual is of age 80 years or more and
  • the tax return is furnished using in ITR Form-1 (Sahaj) or
  • ITR-4 (Sugam)

More details of salary and house property income

  • [Applicable for ITR 1 to 4]
  • Earlier only Taxable amount was reported – New ITR forms require the individual assessee to provide detailed calculation in case of salary & house property income.

More details of salary and house property income

Penalty for not Filing of ITR on or before due date

  • [applicable for all ITR Forms]
  • Penalty for not Filing of ITR on or before due date – as amend by the Finance Act, 2017

 Penalty for not Filing of ITR on or before due date

Capital Gains in case of transfer of unquoted shares

  • [applicable for ITR 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7]s
  • Capital Gains in case of transfer of unquoted shares – for providing consequential reporting as per amended new Section 50CA inserted by Finance Act, 2017 new column inserted.
  • Reporting of sum taxable as Gift – new clause 56(2)(x) as Inserted by Finance Act 2017 is applicable to all assessees –
  • Same changes have been also made in ITR Form 3, 5, 6 & 7

Capital Gains in case of transfer of unquoted shares

Revised Depreciation Schedule

  • [applicable for ITR Form 3, 5 & 6]
  • Revised Depreciation Schedule – CBDT vide Income-Tax (Twenty Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2016, dated 07-11-2016 had restricted the highest rate of depreciation for any block of asset to 40%. i.e. all block of assets which were eligible for depreciation at the rate of 50%, 60%, 80% or 100% would be eligible for depreciation at the rate of 40%
  • New Column also inserted to report the claim of proportionate depreciation in the event of business reorganisation, i.e., demerger, amalgamation, etc.
  • Same changes have been also made in ITR 5 & 6

Revised Depreciation Schedule

Details of business transactions with registered and unregistered suppliers under GST

  • [applicable for ITR Form 6]
  • Detailed analysis asked with respect to Details of business transactions with registered and unregistered suppliers under GST

Details of business transactions with registered and unregistered suppliers under GST

Other Disclosure w.r.t. GST

  • [applicable for ITR Form 3, 5 & 6]
  • Under Schedule PL have been modified to include GST related details;
    • Income: GST Received or receivable in respect of Goods Sold or supplied (Part A P&L, Point 1C)
    • Expenses: GST paid or payable in respect of Goods and service purchased (Part A P&L, Point 7)
    • Expenses: GST paid or payable to Government (excluding taxes on income) (Part A P&L, Point 36)
    • Refund of GST not credited to Profit and loss account (PART A-OI, 5)
    • Amount of credit outstanding in account in respect of GST (Part A-OI, 12)
  • [applicable for ITR Form 4]
  • Now, there is an additional requirement to quote GSTR No. and turnover/gross receipts as per GST return filed. Under Schedule BP vide point E9 and E10, GST No in respect of details of business and profession computed under presumptive basis u/s 44 AD (or) 44AE (or) 44ADA – if applicable..
  • Amount of Turnover/Gross Receipt as per the GST return filed if applicable..
  • Note: ‘Aggregate turnover has been defined in GST law as the aggregate value of all taxable supplies (excluding the value of inward supplies on which tax is payable by a person on reverse charge basis), exempt supplies, exports of goods or services or both and inter-State supplies of persons having the same Permanent Account Number to be computed on all India basis but excludes central tax, State tax, Union territory tax, integrated tax and cess.
  • Turnover includes Taxable, exempted, Zero rated, Nil Rated and Non GST supplies.
  • The Turnover as mentioned above should match with Gross Receipt to be shown in Schedule BP point no E1.

Other Disclosure w.r.t. GST …. cont.

  • [applicable for ITR Form 4]
  • Relevant Extracts;

 Other Disclosure w.r.t. GST …. cont.

Foreign Bank Details in case of Refund to NRI

  • [applicable for ITR Form 2 to 7]
  • In case of refund claimed by the NR, then same can be get credited in the Foreign Bank Account by providing details of same

 Foreign Bank Details in case of Refund to NRI

Disallowance of expenses in case of TDS default

  • [applicable for ITR Form 2, 3, 5, 6 &7]
  • Section 40(a)(ia) disallow 30% of certain expenditures if tax is not deducted in respect of those expenditures in accordance with Chapter XVII-B or if tax is deducted but not deposited on or before the due date for filing of return of income.
  • new column has been inserted in the ITR Forms to report such disallowances

 Disallowance of expenses in case of TDS default

Transfer of TDS Credit to Other Person

  • [applicable for ITR Form 2 to 7]
  • Where an income, which is added to the common pool, has been subjected to TDS, the assessees face difficulties in proving their claim for TDS Credit.
  • There are other similar situations, where a person is entitled to claim the credit for tax deducted in the name of another person, i.e., inheritance, Partners TDS deducted in Firm’s PAN and vice versa., Deposits held in Joint Name and TDS deducted only in First Name, etc.

 Transfer of TDS Credit to Other Person

Breakup of Payments / Receipts in Foreign Currency

  • [applicable for ITR Form 6]
  • Assessees are required to provide the details of payment made and sum received in foreign currency towards capital and revenue account.
  • This schedule is applicable only to assessee who is not liable to Audit u/s 44AB

 Breakup of Payments or Receipts in Foreign Currency

Breakup of Payments / Receipts in Foreign Currency

  • [applicable for ITR Form 4]
  • Earlier only 4 financial particulars of the business (1) total creditors, (2) total debtors, (3) total stock-in-trade and (4) cash balance were reported
  • Now whole balance sheet in condensed form also required to be furnished Breakup of Payments Receipts in Foreign Currency

Misc. Changes

  • Partners cannot use ITR 2 – for the Assessment Year 2018-19, an individual or an HUF, who is a partner in a firm, shall be required to file his ITR in Form ITR 3 only
  • Reporting of sum taxable as Gift – Finance Act, 2017 had extended the scope of this provisions of Section 56(2)(vii) by introducing a new clause, i.e., Section 56(2)(x) which covers all taxpayers within its ambit. Consequently, new columns have been inserted in all ITR forms except ITR 1 and ITR 4 under ‘Schedule OS’ to report any income as specified in Section 56(2)(x).
  • Assessee claiming DTAA relief is required to report more details – new ITR Forms seeks additional details for current year vis, Rate as per treaty, rate as per IT Act, Section of IT Act and Applicable Rate
  • Capital gains exemption to be furnished in detail – exemption under Sections 54, 54B, 54EC, 54EE, 54F, 54GB and 115F shall be reported in details and separately.
  • Taxability on remission of trading liability in case of Income from other source’ – new ITR forms require separate reporting of such remission or cessation, which is taxable as per Section 59, in Schedule OS
  • Details of GST paid and refunded – new ITR forms have introduced new columns to report CGST, SGST, IGST and UTGST paid by, or refunded to, assessee
  • Removal of ‘Gender’ from personal information in the ITR 2, 3 and 4
  • Declaration required by Political Parties to confirm if cash donations are received [Section 13A] – new ITR 7 requires the political parties to provide a declaration by selecting the ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ check-box to confirm whether it has received any cash donation in excess of Rs. 2,000
  • Reporting of CSR appropriations – new column has been inserted in ITR Form 6 to provide details of apportionments made by the companies from the net profit for the CSR activities
  • Details of fresh registration upon change of objects [Section 12A] – A trust will be required to furnish the following details if there is any change in its stated objects:
  • Date of change in objects
  • Whether application for fresh registration has been made within stipulated time period?
  • Whether fresh registration has been granted?
  • Date of such fresh registration.

Conclusion

There are also other numerous reporting requirements are made mandatory in ITR Forms for the AY 2018-19. The Departments now seeks more and more information from the Assessees because the department is now moving towards E-Assessment. Further, in view of implementation of GST, also new reporting requirement are sought, Therefore, the applicable reporting and discloser requirement may vary from case to case depending upon circumstances.

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4 responses to “Key Changes in ITR Forms for the AY 2018-19”

  1. PREM SAGAR KUNDE says:

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  3. Kingshuk Das says:

    ITR-1 applicable for income from pension.

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