Pratik Shah

CBDT has vide Notification No. 41/2015 Dated 15.04.2015 notified Form ITR-1, ITR-2 and ITR-4S for Assessment Year 2015-16 i.e Financial Year 2014-15. The Notification also made Several Change in Rule 12 of Income Tax Rules, 1962 which is related to Condition of Filing of Income Tax Return.  A brief summary of Changes is as follows :-

General

1)      ITR-1 (SAHAJ) & ITR-4S (Sugam) cannot be filed by individual who has earned any income from source outside India.

2)      Introduction of EVC for verification of return of income filed as an option to send ITR-V to CPC, Bangalore.

3)      Super Senior citizen are now allowed to file  ROI in paper form even though their income exceed Rs 5 lakhs subject to other conditions.

ITR-1

1)      Introduction of furnishing Aadhar Card Number in ROI. Which will be used for EVC system introduced as mentioned above.

2)      Details of all bank accounts with Bank name, IFSC Code, Name of Joint Holder, if any, Account number, Account balance as on 31.03.2015 mandatorily to be provided. Even those accounts which are closed during the year.

ITR-2

1)      Introduction of furnishing Aadhar Card Number in ROI. Which will be used for EVC system introduced as mentioned above.

2)      Details of Foreign Travel made if any (For resident and nonresident both) includes, Passport No, Issued at, name of country, number of times travelled and expenditure- Disclose details of Foreign Travel In Income Tax Return (ITR)

3)      Details of utilization of amount deposited in capital gain account scheme for years preceding to last two assessment years. Particulars asked include year of utilization, amount utilized, amount unutilized lying idle in capital gain account scheme till the date of filing of return of income.

4)      In case of LTCG & STCG not chargeable to tax to Non-resident on account of DTAA benefit, It is required to furnish Country name, Article of DTAA, TRC obtained or not?,

5)      For Non-resident, Income from other sources, If any income chargeable to tax at special rate provided in DTAA, It is now required to provide details of Name of Country, Relevant article of DTAA, Rate of Tax, Whether TRC obtained or not?, Corresponding rate of tax under income tax act.

6)      Details of all bank accounts with Bank name, IFSC Code, Name of Joint Holder, if any, Account number, Account balance as on 31.03.2015 mandatorily to be provided. Even those accounts which are closed during the year.- CBDT mandates disclosure of all Bank Accounts in ITR 

7)      In schedule FA- Foreign assets disclosure, Following details added.

a) Foreign Bank accounts details: It is now further require to furnish Account number, account opening date, Interest/income accrued from such account, If any along with details of head of income and schedule under which such income is shown, if offered to tax in India.

b) In similar manner, details of income from Financial interest in any entity outside India along with details of income offered to tax in ITR-2 from such income.

c) Similar disclosure requirement is also required for Immovable property outside India, capital asset held outside India, trust held outside India

ITR-4S

1)      Introduction of furnishing Aadhar Card Number in ROI. Which will be used for EVC system introduced as mentioned above.

2)      Details of all bank accounts with Bank name, IFSC Code, Name of Joint Holder, if any, Account number, Account balance as on 31.03.2015 mandatorily to be provided. Even those accounts which are closed during the year.

(Author is a Assistant ManagerInternational Tax with K. C. Mehta & Co., Chartered Accountants having office in Ahmedabad,  (Gujarat) and can be reached at pratik.shah@kcmehta.com)

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0 responses to “Changes in Notified ITR-1, ITR-2, ITR-4S for A.Y. 2015-16”

  1. VIJAY MOHARIR says:

    I am getting pension , own two houses of which one is let out and other self occupied. i am also getting audit/ consulting charges under section 194 J from which my vendor deduct 10% TDS .Kindly advise which return i have to file. If any allowance/rebate is available for the audit/consulting charges. If so how much/

  2. B.K.Panda says:

    I provide technical consultancy in a NGO and got 4.80 lacs as remuneration/year where they deduct tax @10% from source and I spend around 2 lacs as expenditure in travel,telephone and office expenses.I have also pension money around 7.85 lacs where tax at source is also deducted by Bank.Please guide me which ITR form will fit for me? so far I managed with ITR-1 but this year I may file in ITR 4S.Please guide me where to show my receipts and expenditure with a examle.

    With regards
    Sincerely,

    B.K.Panda

  3. Sarah says:

    I am a musician working in a hotel on contract. TDS has been deducted from my monthly salary under Sec 194J. Should I file my returns under ITR 4 or ITR 4S. I am given to understand that the software for ITR 4 is not yet available for filing.

  4. PNV GIRI says:

    Sir,

    Kindly let me know the status of ITR4 for a/y 2015-16

  5. Arvind M Khopkar says:

    i require ITR-4 ( for propriotory business tax fiking ).Kindly send it to my e-mail adddress.
    thanks
    A.M.Khopkar
    922881632
    7069378937

  6. CA Kapil Goel says:

    Sir, there is no coloumn of mentioning account balance as on 31.03.2015 as mentioned by you above.

    Please clarify.

  7. Ravi says:

    If a person from Indian origin is having foreign passport require to give those foreign passport details or not? (He does not have Indian passport)

    And is there any separate ITR Form for those persons? (Previously ITR-2 is filed)

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