Now filing Income Tax Return is convenient than ever! Thanks to the taxpayer friendly initiatives of the Income Tax Department. Just log on to and choose ‘Locate TRPs’ or ‘Register for Home Visit’ or ‘Online Tax Help’ and a trained Tax Return Preparer (TRP) will help you in the Return Preparation process.

The Scheme

The Tax Return Preparer Scheme (TRPS) was launched by the government during the year 2006-07 to train unemployed and partially employed graduates from select disciplines such as, Law, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Commerce and Management/Business Administration, to assist small individual and Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) taxpayers file their returns of income.

The Objectives behind the Scheme

  • To make filing of tax return easy for small and marginal taxpayers.
  • To assist them in complying with the tax laws at no or nominal costs.
  • To increase awareness about tax laws amongst the small and marginal taxpayers.
  • To encourage community participation to improve awareness and increase compliance.
  • To provide self-employment opportunities to the educated unemployed who would assist the taxpayers in preparing and filing their tax returns.

Tax Return Preparer SchemeLocate TRPS

  • To get assistance of TRPS for Home visit please visit website and select your city from the list of cities given therein.
  • Click on the website to locate nearest TRP or
  • Call Toll Free No. 1800-102-3738 to find out the contact details of TRP located near you

Register for Home Visit

  • Briefly indicate the assistance required
  • Specify a convenient date and time for the visit of the TRP
  • The Help Desk will forward your query to the nearest available TRP and fix the appointment telephonically
  • TRP will visit you and render assistance
  • TRP can collect a nominal fee from the taxpayers subject to a maximum of 250 per return preparation
  • TRP Home Visit is presently available in: more than 400 cities all over India.

Online Tax Help

  • Fill in your tax-related query along with contact details
  • Online query will be resolved by tax experts through e-mail or phone within 24 hours.

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