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Pre-filled ITR forms to make tax compliance more convenient

Income Tax - The Pre-filled Income Tax Return (ITR) forms are going to be available for taxpayers. This measure has been adopted in order to make the tax compliance convenient for the individual taxpayers, as notified by the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman....

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Important aspects one should know before filing the ITR

Income Tax - You must have heard about the extension in dates of filing ITR for FY 2018-19 (belated) & FY 2019-20. Here we will discuss about the dates and also some of the important aspects one should know with respect to changes in income taxes: Here’s a summary of extended dates 1. To file belated ITR for […]...

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Do you have to file your ITR?

Income Tax - Many salaried as well as retired individuals are under the impression that as tax has been deducted from their income; they do not have to file their ITR. Filing of an ITR is a distinct and different responsibility from payment of taxes on your income and both have to be discharged separately. So in order […]...

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Income Tax Due date chart post Recent due date extensions

Income Tax - With the COVID-19 pandemic playing havoc and resulting in many practical challenges, the Indian Government has come out with various relief measures and also extended different statutory deadlines. Recently, the Finance Ministry via Press Release and as per Notification No. 88/2020 issued by CBDT dated 29 October 2020 announced further ex...

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How filing of Income Tax Returns regularly & within time, can be beneficial?

Income Tax - Tax on incomes, earnings and gains is levied by the Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’) in India and the same is enforced and administered by the Income Tax Department. Income tax is either collected directly from the taxpayer in the form of advance tax and self-assessment, or they are collected indirectly through the persons paying income o...

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Revised Instructions for filling out Form ITR-7 for A.Y. 2020-21

Income Tax - These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-7 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Revised Instructions For Filling Out Form ITR-6 for A.Y. 2020-21

Income Tax - These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-6 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year for which this Return Form is applicable ...

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Revised Instructions for filling out Form ITR-5 for AY 2020-21

Income Tax - Instructions for filling out FORM ITR-5 These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-5 for the Assessment Year 2020-21relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year fo...

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Instructions for filling ITR-4 SUGAM for A.Y. 2020-21

Income Tax - These instructions are guidelines to help the taxpayers for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-4 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Revised Instructions for filling out Form ITR-3 for AY 2020-21

Income Tax - Instructions to Form ITR-3 (A.Y 2020-21) Instructions for filling out FORM ITR-3 These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-3 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Inc...

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Allow ITR filing without Aadhaar linkage atleast till 31.03.2019: Delhi HC

Shreyasen, & ANR Vs Union of India & ORS (Delhi High Court) - Delhi HC held that that at least for the period till 31.03.2019, the CBDT shall issue an appropriate direction, and also create a platform by amending the digital form of substituting them properly to enable opt out from the mandatory requirement of having to furnish Aadhar Registration or Aadhar li...

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Kerala HC allows IT Returns filing without Quoting of Aadhaar

Prasanth Sugathan Vs. Union Of India (High Court Of Kerala At Ernakulam) - Writ Petition (civil) praying inter alia that in the circumstances stated in the affidavit filed along with the WP(C) the High Court be pleased to issue an interim order, directing the respondents to allow the petitioner to file IT returns through e-filing or through Manual Filing without insisting ...

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Investigate leakages of Confidential Data / ITR filed by Tax Payers: CIC

Mr. Badal Satapathy Vs. The CPIO (Central Information Commission) - It is essential to protect the Confidential Financial Data filed by millions of Tax Payers from falling into wrong hands in the larger public interest. ...

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Bombay HC criticises CBDT move of extending of ITR due date for only two states & one Union territory

The chambers of Tax Consultant & Others Vs UOI (Bombay High Court) - It was argued that the above decisions were accepted by CBDT and the due date was extended in the respective territories of the High Court’s jurisdiction. Hon’ble HC after considering the above two judgments held that held that it is very unfair that benefit regarding an all India statute is res...

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Gujarat HC directs CBDT to extend ITR due date to 31.10.2015: Judgment Analysis

All Gujarat Federation of Tax Consultants Vs CBDT (Gujarat High Court) - By this petition under article 226 of Constitution of India petitioners sought relief by way of writ and prayed before court that due date of filing ITR should be extended upto 30.11.2015. Following relief were sought in this instant writ petition...

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CBDT notifies extended Due dates of Return & Tax Audit Report for A.Y.2020-21

Notification No. 88/2020-CBDT [S.O. 3906(E)] - (29/10/2020) - CBDT issued Notification No. 88/2020 and extended Due dates of Income Tax Return and Tax Audit Report as follows:- A. Income Tax Return FY 2019-20/AY 2020-21 i. Without tax audit –31.12.20 ii. TP, tax audit & tax audit firm partners– 31.01.21 B. Various audit reports (tax audit, transfer pri...

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Due date of furnishing of ITR & Tax Audit Reports extended

Release ID: 1667281 - (24/10/2020) - The due date for furnishing of Income Tax Returns for the taxpayers (including their partners) who are required to get their accounts audited [for whom the due date (i.e. before the extension by the said notification) as per the Act is 31st October, 2020] has been extended to 31st January, 2021....

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CBDT amends Form 3CD, Form No 3CEB, ITR6, & Inserted New Forms & Rules

Notification No. 82/2020-Income Tax [G.S.R. 610(E)] - (01/10/2020) - Amendment of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 to prescribe manner relating to option under section 115BAC and 115BAD, and that of determination of depreciation under section 115BAA to 115BAD, of the Income-tax Act, 1961 CBDT vide Notification No. 82/2020-Income Tax notifies changes in Form 3CD, Form No 3C...

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CBDT extends due date for filing ITRs for AY 2019-20 to 30.11.2020

F. No. 225/150/2020-ITA-II - (30/09/2020) - On further consideration of genuine difficulties being faced by taxpayers due to the Covid-19 situation, CBDT further extends the due date for furnishing of belated & revised ITRs for Assessment Yr 2019-20 from 30th September, 2020 to 30th November, 2020. Order u/s 119(2a) issued. F. No. 225/150...

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No requirement of scrip wise reporting for listed shares in ITR

Release ID: 1659412 - (26/09/2020) - There was a report in certain section of media that stock traders/day traders are required to furnish scrip wise details in the return of income for AY 2020-21. The gain from share trading in case of stock traders or day traders is generally categorised as short-term capital gains or business income...

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Revised Instructions for filling out Form ITR-7 for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-7 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Revised Instructions For Filling Out Form ITR-6 for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-6 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year for which this Return Form is applicable ...

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Revised Instructions for filling out Form ITR-5 for AY 2020-21

Instructions for filling out FORM ITR-5 These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-5 for the Assessment Year 2020-21relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year fo...

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Instructions for filling ITR-4 SUGAM for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines to help the taxpayers for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-4 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Revised Instructions for filling out Form ITR-3 for AY 2020-21

Instructions to Form ITR-3 (A.Y 2020-21) Instructions for filling out FORM ITR-3 These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-3 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Inc...

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Revised Instructions for filling out Form ITR-2 for AY 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-2 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year for which this Return Form is applicable ...

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Instructions for filling ITR-1 SAHAJ for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines to help the taxpayers for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-1 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year2019-2020. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Pre-filled ITR forms to make tax compliance more convenient

The Pre-filled Income Tax Return (ITR) forms are going to be available for taxpayers. This measure has been adopted in order to make the tax compliance convenient for the individual taxpayers, as notified by the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman....

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Important aspects one should know before filing the ITR

You must have heard about the extension in dates of filing ITR for FY 2018-19 (belated) & FY 2019-20. Here we will discuss about the dates and also some of the important aspects one should know with respect to changes in income taxes: Here’s a summary of extended dates 1. To file belated ITR for […]...

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Do you have to file your ITR?

Many salaried as well as retired individuals are under the impression that as tax has been deducted from their income; they do not have to file their ITR. Filing of an ITR is a distinct and different responsibility from payment of taxes on your income and both have to be discharged separately. So in order […]...

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Income Tax Due date chart post Recent due date extensions

With the COVID-19 pandemic playing havoc and resulting in many practical challenges, the Indian Government has come out with various relief measures and also extended different statutory deadlines. Recently, the Finance Ministry via Press Release and as per Notification No. 88/2020 issued by CBDT dated 29 October 2020 announced further ex...

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CBDT notifies extended Due dates of Return & Tax Audit Report for A.Y.2020-21

Notification No. 88/2020-CBDT [S.O. 3906(E)] (29/10/2020)

CBDT issued Notification No. 88/2020 and extended Due dates of Income Tax Return and Tax Audit Report as follows:- A. Income Tax Return FY 2019-20/AY 2020-21 i. Without tax audit –31.12.20 ii. TP, tax audit & tax audit firm partners– 31.01.21 B. Various audit reports (tax audit, transfer pricing etc) – 31.12.20 C. Income tax [&h...

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How filing of Income Tax Returns regularly & within time, can be beneficial?

Tax on incomes, earnings and gains is levied by the Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’) in India and the same is enforced and administered by the Income Tax Department. Income tax is either collected directly from the taxpayer in the form of advance tax and self-assessment, or they are collected indirectly through the persons paying income o...

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Dussehera gift of date extension, but what about Diwali gift of ITC?

Arjun (Fictional Character): Krishna, tax departments have gifted taxpayers with their Dussehera gift, in form of date extension, what are the new due dates for GSTR-9 & 9C? Krishna(Fictional Character): Arjuna, around 53 GST and trade associations had submitted representations as well as filed a writ petition for extension of due dat...

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Extension of Tax Audit and ITR Due dates is a welcome Move

Extension of Due Date for Tax Audit and Furnishing of Income Tax Returns for FY 2019-2020 welcomed by many organisations The Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended due dates of filing income tax returns till January 31, 2021 for taxpayers who have to get their accounts audited and those that are required to furnish […]...

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Due date of furnishing of ITR & Tax Audit Reports extended

Release ID: 1667281 (24/10/2020)

The due date for furnishing of Income Tax Returns for the taxpayers (including their partners) who are required to get their accounts audited [for whom the due date (i.e. before the extension by the said notification) as per the Act is 31st October, 2020] has been extended to 31st January, 2021....

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Extend due date of Filing ITR and Income Tax Audit Report

CA N. D. Gupta who is also Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha has requested Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Honourable Minister of Finance for Extension for due date of Filing Income Tax Returns and Audit Report under the Income Tax Act for Financial year ended 31.03.2020. N. D. Gupta B.Com (Hons.), FCA Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha […...

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Extend Tax Audit/TP Audit/ITR due date of AY 2020-21

Direct Taxes Professionals’ Association, Kolkata has made a Request to consider extension in the dates of furnishing of Tax Audit Report under section 44AB and audit report under sec. 92E of the Income Tax Act and the due date of filing ITRs of A Y 2020-21. Ref. No. DTPA/Rep/20-21/2 Date: 22.10.2020 To, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman […...

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Tax Audit Due Date extension- Writ Filed in Various HC – Status

1. The Rajasthan Tax Consultants Association vs. Union of India (Rajasthan High Court), D.B. Civil Writ Petition No. 12605/2020 As per sources The Rajasthan Tax Consultants Association has filed a writ with Hon’ble Rajasthan High Court on 19.10.2020 which got registered on 21.10.2020 for Granting extension of Tax Audit due date for AY 2...

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Extend due date of Tax Audit, ITR Filing & Relevant compliances

Request for extension of time for submission of tax audit reports  U/S 44AB of the Income Tax Act,1961 for the A.Y.2020-21 and for extension of time for submission of income tax returns u/s 139(1) for A.Y.2020-21 and other consequential Income Tax compliances....

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Extend Due dates of GST Annual Returns & Income Tax audit

Bhartiya Udyog Vyapar Mandal has made a representation for Extension of Due date of GST Annual Returns and Income Tax audits and compliance of Notices to Honble Union Finance Minister, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. Text of the Representation is as follows:- BHARTIYA UDYOG VYAPAR MANDAL Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Honble Union Finance Minister Nort...

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Extend due date for filing Tax Audit Report & Return

All Odisha Tax Advocates Association (AOTAA) requested to consider the genuine difficulties of the Tax Payers and Tax Professionals and to extend the due date of filing of the Tax Audit Reports for the A.Y. 2020-2021 from 31st October, 2020 to 31st March, 2021 and for filing the income tax returns from 30th November, 2020 […]...

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Extend due date for filing of Tax Audit reports, TP Audits & ITR

Request for Extension of due date for filing of Tax Audit reports, Transfer Pricing (TP) Audits and Income-tax returns-AY 2020-21 till 31st March 2021....

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Extend Income Tax and GST Audit & Return Filing dates

A representation is made to Finance Minister of India by Six Leading Associations of Chartered Accountants in India and it is requested to extend the due date for filing of returns for all the taxpayers for A.Y. 2020-21 to 31st March, 2021, filing the tax audit report and transfer pricing report to 28th February, 2021, […]...

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Section 143(1) Notice for Arithmetical error – but none found

In case you received a notice u/s 143(1) saying there exist an arithmetical error in you Return probably stating that ‘In Schedule BP, Sl. No. D. Income chargeable under the head PGBP(A38+B43+C49) and the sum of amounts entered in A38+B43+C49 are inconsistent‘, you must have tried adding those figures again to just to find tha...

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Income Tax Return – A Child’s Play?

Income Tax Return (‘ITR’), an annual record of income, enables a taxpayer to declare his income, expenses, tax liability, deductions, savings, investments, etc. during the applicable Fiscal Year (i.e. Financial Year (‘FY’) – a period from April 1 to March 31)....

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Extend due date for submitting Tax Audit Report & filing IT Returns

Tax Bar Association, Kota has made a request for Extension of due date for submitting Tax Audit Report and for filing IT Returns to 31st March 2021 to ameliorate the difficulties faces by the assessee in this corona period. Tax Bar Association, Kota Hon’ble Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Ji Union Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, [...

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Extend due date to submit Tax Audit Report & IT Returns

Tax Bar Association, Alwar has made request for Extension of due date for submitting Tax Audit Report and for filing IT Returns of F.Y. 2019-20 to 31st March 2021. Tax Bar Association, Alwar Date 08.10.2010 Hon’able smt. Nirmala Sitaraman ji Union Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India. North Block, New Delhi.11000...

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Further extend due dates for filing of both ITR & TAR

Udaipur Tax Bar Association requested for Further Extension of due dates for filing of both Income Tax Returns (ITR) & Tax Audit Reports (TAR) for F.Y. 2019-20 (A.Y. 2020-21) UDAIPUR TAX BAR ASSOCIATION 10.10.2020 Hon’able Smt. Nirmala Sitaraman Union Finance Minister, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India, North Block, New Delhi ...

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Extend due date for submitting Tax Audit Report & IT Returns

We therefore requested that CBDT shall also exercise discretionary power vested u/s 119 of I.T Act 1961 by extended the due date to 31st March 2021 to ameliorate the difficulties faced by assessee in this corona period....

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Request to extend date of filing Income Tax Audit for FY 2019-20

We request that looking to the circumstance and looking to the government guidelines regarding gradual reopening of offices etc. the time limit for filing of Income Tax returns and Income Tax Audit Report may kindly be extended till 31St December, 2020....

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Extend due date to submit Tax Audit Report & ITR to 31.12.2020

Gujarat Chamber of commerce & Industry Request for extension of due date for submission of Tax Audit Report for A.Y. 2020-21 and Income Tax returns for A.Y. 2020-21 to 31st December, 2020. Gujarat Chamber of commerce & Industry 14th October, 2020/16371 Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman The Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance, Ministry o...

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‘KOSH MULO DAND’ written on ITR Acknowledgment – Meaning

The water mark printed on the ITR V in English states Income Tax Department and in Hindi it states  ‘KOSH MULO DAND‘. If translate income tax department in Hindi it will be AYAKAR VIBHAG and translation of ‘KOSH MULO DAND’  in Layman Language is as  follows :- KOSH – Fund MULO – Principal / Main DA...

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Extend due date for filing TAR to 28.2.2021 & ITR to 31.03.2021

Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association requested for extension of due dates as applicable for AY 2020-21 for filing tax audit reports from 30th October 2020 to 28th February 2021 and extension of due date for filing of return of income under section 139(1) from 30th November 2020 to 31st March 2021. Text of the Representation [...

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Extend Due Date of filing of Tax Audit & Income Tax Return

We would request you to further extend the due date of filing tax audit report to 28 February 2021 and Income tax return filing to 31 March at the earliest. The entire fraternity of tax payers and professionals will highly appreciate if this is done soon enough (i.e. well in advance)....

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Extend GSTR-9, GSTR-9C ITR & Tax Audit Due dates

वित्तीय वर्ष 2019-20 (कर निर्धारण वर्ष 2020-21) के लिए आयकर कानून के अंतर्गत प्रस्तुत की जाने वाली ऑडिट रिपोर्ट तथा आयकर विवरणी एवं जी एस टी ...

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Revised Rules for Income Tax Provisions Applicable from October 2020

The CBDT has announced certain key changes in the income-tax provisions for certain payments and expenses, which shall be applicable from Oct 1st, 2020, for facilitating ease for the assesses and taxpayers for the Act. Many of the taxpayers, investors, depositors, and consumers will get affected by the new provisions such as changes i...

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Revision In Important Income-Tax Returns Deadlines

In the wake of the continuous disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result of various requests received from the businessmen and assesses under the Income-Tax Act 1961. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on September 30 prolonged the last date for filing belated and revised ITRs for Assessment Year 2019-20 from Se...

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Submission of ITR V and Related FAQs

IT Circular 3/2009 (21/05/2009)

It has been proposed under the IT Circular 3/2009 that if the return is electronically furnished under a digital signature, the tax-payer is not required to furnish the Form ITR-V with the Income-tax Department as a follow up to the electronic transmitting of data in the return. Similarly, any return which is digitally signed by the asses...

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CBDT amends Form 3CD, Form No 3CEB, ITR6, & Inserted New Forms & Rules

Notification No. 82/2020-Income Tax [G.S.R. 610(E)] (01/10/2020)

Amendment of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 to prescribe manner relating to option under section 115BAC and 115BAD, and that of determination of depreciation under section 115BAA to 115BAD, of the Income-tax Act, 1961 CBDT vide Notification No. 82/2020-Income Tax notifies changes in Form 3CD, Form No 3CEB and ITR6. It amended Rule 5 of Income...

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CBDT extends due date for filing ITRs for AY 2019-20 to 30.11.2020

F. No. 225/150/2020-ITA-II (30/09/2020)

On further consideration of genuine difficulties being faced by taxpayers due to the Covid-19 situation, CBDT further extends the due date for furnishing of belated & revised ITRs for Assessment Yr 2019-20 from 30th September, 2020 to 30th November, 2020. Order u/s 119(2a) issued. F. No. 225/150/2020-ITA-II Government of India Ministr...

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No requirement of scrip wise reporting for listed shares in ITR

Release ID: 1659412 (26/09/2020)

There was a report in certain section of media that stock traders/day traders are required to furnish scrip wise details in the return of income for AY 2020-21. The gain from share trading in case of stock traders or day traders is generally categorised as short-term capital gains or business income....

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Extend timeline for filing of Return, Tax & Transfer Pricing audit

Due date for filing of returns for all the taxpayers for A.Y. 2020-21 be extended to 31st March, 2021 and the due date for filing the tax audit report also be extended to 28th February, 2021. Consequently, the timeline for filing all the reports and certificates under the Act which fall due alongwith or in connection with the ITR filing d...

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Attention! You might have to file your income tax returns even if it’s below the taxable limit

According to section 139(1) of the Income Tax Act, an assessee needs to file Income Tax Return (ITR) on or before the due date of filing ITR when the total annual income exceeds the maximum amount, which is not chargeable to income tax. Anybody who is less than 60 years of age and has an […]...

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No Extension of Due Dates of ITRs & Tax Audit Due Dates

The Taxation And Other Laws (Relaxation And Amendment Of Certain Provisions) Bill, 2020 (Bill)  is introduced in Lok Sabha on 18th September 2020 and was having lot of Drafting mistakes fr which it subsequently issued Errata. This bill was passed in Lok Sabha on 19th September 2020 and it replaces Taxation and other Laws (Relaxation [&he...

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Extension of Due Dates for filing ITR – Decoding the Confusion

THE TAXATION AND OTHER LAWS (RELAXATION AND AMENDMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS) BILL, 2020 has created a lot of confusion regarding due dates of filing Income tax Returns for FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21 and few other due dates. So, is the last ITR filing dates for AY 2019-20 and 2020-21 have been extended up till […]...

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Extend due date of filing ITR, Tax Audit/Transfer Pricing Report

Request for extension of due date of filing Return of Income (ITR), Tax Audit Report and Transfer Pricing Report for the Assessment Year 2020-21 by Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Dated- 08/09/2020 Mr. P.C. Mody, IRS Chairman Central Board of Direct Taxes Department of Revenue Ministry of Finance Government of India North Block New Delh...

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ITR-V, -Time Limit to submit & what if not submitted in time

What is an ITR-V? ITR-V stands for ‘Income Tax Return – Verification’ form. This form is received when you e-file without using a digital signature. Income Tax Department needs to verify the authenticity of income tax return when filed online without using a digital signature. On receipt of ITR-V you have to sign the co...

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Request for Extension of Date of Filing of ITR & Audit Report

National Association of Tax Professionals (Haryana Chapter) submitted a representation to The Central Board of Direct Taxes requested for Extension of Date of Filling of ITR and Audit Report. From: National Association of Tax Professionals (Haryana – Chapter) SCO-409,First Floor Mugal Canal, Karnal Haryana 5th, September, 2020. To, The ...

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Common Errors while Filling, validating or uploading ITR

Why do I get an error message at the time of submission/uploading of return ? What is to be done if taxpayer get NULL error, while uploading the xml file ? I have saved the xml file in my computer but while uploading system is giving the error “Cannot read the xml file? What should I do ? What to do when there is an Error in uploading ...

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How to e-file Income Tax Return – Stepwise Guide

31st July is approaching fast which is the last date for filing of Income Tax Return for the Assessees who are not required to get there books of account audited under the provisions of Income Tax Act, 1961. CBDT has recently vide notification NO. 14/2012 dated 28.03.2012 made it mandatory to file Income Tax Return online for Individua...

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Avoid Heavy Penalty: Ensure Timely Filing of Tax Return

Where a person required to furnish a return of income under Section 139, fails to do so within the time prescribed in sub-section (1) of said section, he shall pay, by way of fee, a sum of- (a) Five thousand rupees, if the return is furnished on or before the 31st day of December of the assessment year; (b) Ten thousand rupees, in any oth...

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PAN without aadhaar = invalid PAN

The Government has mandated use of Aadhaar Number in most of the Subsidy Schemes where the benefit of Subsidy is directly transferred to beneficiary instead of the earlier practice of through Suppliers. This has resulted in plugging leakages in Subsidies...

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Changes in Form ITR -1 for AY 2020-21

Central Board for Direct Taxes CBDT has come up with some changes in ITR Forms for AY 2020-21 like every year. Now taxpayers are requested to answer some more questions of high value transactions like deposits in current accounts more than 1 crore, electricity bills aggregating of more than 2 lakhs, etc., Changes in Form […]...

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Applicable ITR for Assessment Year 2020-21

It is advised to choose the correct ITR form in order to avoid further notice of defective return. Following forms below gives you insight to file correct ITR form as per Nature of Income and Status of person A.Y. 2020-21: ITR 1: (SAHAJ) 1. Resident Individual whose total income does not exceed 50 lakhs can […]...

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Step by Step Procedure for Online Filing of ITR 2 (AY 2020-21)

1. The ITR-2 is filed by the individuals having a salary of more than Rs 50 lakhs, HUFs not having income from profit or gains of business or profession, and to whom ITR-1 is not applicable. It includes income from capital gains, foreign income, or any agricultural income more than Rs 5,000. 2. In view […]...

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Section 234A Interest despite IT return due date extension

Interest u/s 234A – Excited about extension of IT return for FY 2019-20 ( AY 2020-21 ) to 30th Nov’2020 ? Who wasn’t HAPPY when the due date to file the Income Tax Return got extended to 30th November 2020 vide Notification No. 35/2020 [F. NO. 370142/23/2020-TPL] dated 24th June 2020 But, did you know […]...

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Changes related to Pass through Income in Income Tax Returns of AY 2020-21

Changes Related To Pass Through Income In Income Tax Returns of Assessment Year (AY) 2020-21 Pass through income-> Any income accruing or arising to, or received by, a person, being a unit holder of an investment fund, out of investments made in the investment fund, shall be chargeable to income-tax in the same manner as […]...

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Understanding Compliance Query of Income Tax Department

Income tax department has started sending notices (Compliance Query) to non-filers for the assessment year 2013-14 & onwards & are also using the said information to verify under-reporting of income. The income tax department has been capturing information on financial transactions /activities relating to you through Non-filers Monitoring...

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Major Change in Schedule CG (Capital Gain) for returns of AY 2020-2021

Major Change in Schedule CG (Capital Gain) for returns of Assessment Year (AY) 2020-2021 Long term Capital Gain on Listed Securities on which STT has been paid was exempt under section 10 (38) of Income Tax Act (Up to Assessment Year 2018-2019) W.E.F. Assessment Year 2019-2020, Long term Capital Gain on Listed Securities on which [&hellip...

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ITR 1, 2, 3 & 4 for AY 2020-21 are available for e-Filing

ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3 & ITR 4 for AY 2020-21 are available for e-Filing. Other ITRs will be available shortly. Please read the instruction given above before start downloading and using the ITR utility for for AY 2020-21. The utility by default will get downloaded in your system “download” folder in a compressed […]...

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Consequences of filing ITR after the Due Date

The deadline for filing income tax return for  corporate and other assessees who are to get their accounts audited under Income Tax Act 1961 or under any other law for the time being in force is 30th September and for others it is 31st July every year as have been prescribed under the Act. However, due to the pandemic, […]...

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Consequences of Filing Income Tax Return After Due Date

The due date for filing income tax return for corporate assessees and other assessees who are required to get their accounts audited under Income Tax Act 1961 or under any other law for the time being in force is 30th September and for others it is 31st July every year as have been prescribed u/s 139(1). For a layman sometimes it may c...

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Request for Extension of Due Date of ITR for AY 2019-20

Tax Bar Association made a request to Minister of Finance & to CBDT for  Extension of Due date in filing the Returns of Income under Income tax act for the Assessment year 2019-20 [Financial year ending 31st of March 2019]....

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How to File Company Income Tax Return (ITR) Without Company Law Audit

A situation arose in which a company could not call its board meeting due to NCLT embargo and other reasons. The auditor was appointed, but balance sheet and financial statements could not be signed as requirement of sec 134 of companies act 2013 was not fulfilled. Section 134 requires a board meeting to take place and approve the account...

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CBDT to start Voluntary Income Tax Return Compliance campaign

Release ID: 1639664 (18/07/2020)

The Income Tax Department is all set to start an e-campaign on voluntary compliance of Income Tax for the convenience of taxpayers from Monday, the 20th of July, 2020. The 11 days campaign ending on 31st July, 2020 focuses on the assessees/taxpayers who are either non-filers or have discrepancies/deficiency in their returns for the FY 201...

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How to remove Password from ITR V Acknowledgement

On e filing of income tax return, an acknowledgement is generated by the Income Tax Department in a form named as ITR V. This ITR V is issued in pdf format and remains password protected. The password remains Permanent Account Number of the assessee in short case followed by his date of birth / its date of formation....

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How to Use NSDL demat account details to generate EVC

Use your NSDL demat account details to generate EVC (Electronic Verification Code) for e-Filing of Income Tax return As you may be aware, the Income Tax Department (ITD) has introduced the facility of Electronic Verification Code (EVC). EVC is introduced to make the e-filing process of income tax returns simpler and completely paperless....

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Common mistakes in filling of Income Tax Return

The accurate and complete filling up of the relevant column or detail in the Income Tax Return (ITR) form is most crucial for correct calculation of income. In case the computation of Income or refund is different than what had been entered or what is expected, please verify the accuracy of the data entered by […]...

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How to Reset Password on Income tax Website

Registered user can reset the password using one of the following options: 1. Answer Secret Question. 2. Upload Digital Signature Certificate 3. Using OTP (PINs)...

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ITR-V Form – Small Step, Fatal Non-compliance Consequences

The obligation of an individual/HUF taxpayer (whose accounts are not required to be audited under section 44AB) doesn’t just end by paying tax. There are three important steps which needs to be completed before the game end. The first step is to prepare and submit income tax return on income tax filing portal (https://www.incometaxindia...

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Relaxation in the time-limit in the deadline to file ITR

In its notification on July 13, the Income Tax Department has allowed one-time relaxation to the taxpayers for such one- time relaxation for the taxpayers under the verification of tax-returns that are pending due to non-filling of the Form ITR-V. The relaxations have been given those pending due to the non-filling of the form of ITR-V...

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Detailed Analysis of ITR Forms Notified For A.Y. 2020-21

In January 2020 the CBDT has notified the amendment to Rule 12 and new ITR Forms (ITR 1 and ITR 4) for the assessment year 2020-21. The amended Rule 12 provided that ITR-1 cannot be used by a person falling under the two categories, namely person who owns a house property in joint-ownership and another […]...

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High value transaction & compulsory filing of ITR

Person having high value transaction is compulsory required to file ITR even if the income is below the taxable limit (7th Proviso to section 139(1)) Seventh Proviso to section 139(1) of the income tax act, 1961 Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 has inserted a new seventh proviso to section 139(1) to provide for mandatory filing […]...

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Return of Income & ITR Forms

Return of Income Sec 139 (1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 This Section provides the compulsory return filing, on or before the due date, for the following category of person:- ♣ Every Company OR a partnership Firm (PF) OR a Limited Liability Partnership Firm (LLP). As per 3rd Proviso, they have to mandatory file […]...

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Eligibility of ITR Forms

Quick Summary When to use which ITR form?? ITR 1 (Sahaj) – For Individuals being a Resident (other than Not Ordinarily Resident) having Total Income upto Rs.50 lakhs, having Income from Salaries, One House Property, Other Sources (Interest etc.), and Agricultural Income upto Rs.5 thousand (Not for an Individual who is either Directo...

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One-time Relaxation for Verification of Last 5 years “E-filed” Income Tax Returns

Circular No. 13/2020-Income Tax (13/07/2020)

One-time relaxation for Verification of tax-returns for the Assessment years 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 which are pending due to non-filing of ITR-V form and processing of such returns...

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Income Tax Return Filing – Caution & Precaution

Dear readers, the season of Income Tax Return filing has been started, as on date, Income Tax department has released Income tax return filing utilities of A.Y -2020-21 in FORM ITR-1, ITR-2 and ITR-4 and remaining ITR Form utilities are expected to be released by the end of this month. In today’s topic, we will […]...

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Unlock New ITR-1 Sahaj

The CBDT had notified the New Income Tax Return Form 1 to Form 7 for the assessment year (AY) 2020-21. However, in this article we are going to discuss in details about ITR-1 (Sahaj), including the key changes made in ITR 1 for AY 2020-21. Income tax return filing is currently available only for those […]...

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Hassle Free ITR Filing In Case of Future & Option Trading

Taxpayers often receive many defective return notices from CPC in case of  having business income in the form of future and option trading income regarding non -filing of balance sheet and profit and loss account or for wrong compliance of Tax Audit u/s 44AD/44AE/44ADA . This article shall try to flag off all the confusions regarding tax...

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Extension of Time for processing of ITR with Refund claim for AY 2017-18

F. No.225/98/2020/ITA-II (10/07/2020)

CBDT Extends Time Limit for processing of Income Tax Return with Income Tax Refund Claims u/s 143(1) for AY 2017-18 in Non scrutiny cases till 31.10.2020....

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How to file response to notice u/s 139(9) of defective return notice

An e-filed Income Tax Return can be defective for Many reasons and common reason among them are Gender Mismatch, Non-filing of P&L & BS details in ITR, Sales/Gross receipts of business or profession is greater than 100 lakhs and AUDIT INFORMATION not completely filled, In case of ITRS Presumptive  Income is less that 8% and [&hel...

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New disclosure asked or added in ITR & Form 26AS

1. Income Tax New disclosures asked in the new ITR forms 1 to 7 are: i. House ownership: Individual taxpayers who are joint owners of house property cannot file ITR 1 or ITR4. ii. Passport: One needs to disclose the Passport number if held by the taxpayer. This is to be furnished both in ITR […]...

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Applicability of Income Tax Return (ITR) 1, 2 & 4

Who Can File ITR 1? -Resident Individuals & HUF can File this form. -Having Income from Salary or Pension, Other Income like Bank Interest, interest from IT Refund, Agricultural income up to Rs.5000/. –Income from one House Property. -Income from the above shall not exceed Rs. 50 Lakhs for filling this Form. Who can not [&hellip...

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An Insight Into Red Flags While Filing ITR

Income tax return is the tax form which is used by the tax payers to file the information about the income they have earned and the tax applicable with the Income tax department. Often the taxpayers get unnecessary tax notices which further bring out unwanted stress and burden on taxpayers. This article shall focus on […]...

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ITR processing: your key to a flawless return!!

The current Financial Year is coming to an end and time of Filing of income Tax Return is approaching. Every professional should acknowledge that filing of Income Tax Returns does not mean the end of process of Return filing. The process is considered complete only when the assessee gets the claimed refund and no other […]...

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Things to keep in mind while filing income tax return (Individuals)

Income tax return filing is a nightmare for many, but its a task that needs to be done by any person liable to pay tax/claim refund. There are certain things which you need to know when you file your ITR, more importantly if you are a first timer. It is not just a penalty and […]...

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ITR-2 For Financial Year 2019-20 | Key Additions | Online Utility Released

ITR-2/Key Insertions in the Income Tax Return Form “Now Available for E-Filing at Income Tax Portal” Recently, the government (CBDT) notified the Income Tax Return Forms (ITR) for the financial year 2019-20 (A/Y 2020-21). Today i.e. on the 26th of June, 2020, the department has made the Income Tax Return Preparation Software (also kno...

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Due date extended for Tax filing for FY 19-20, BUT not for interest-free Tax payments

Notification No. 35/2020-Income Tax (24//0/6/20)

Due date for income tax return for the FY 2019-20 (AY 2020-21) has been extended to 30th November, 2020 by the CBDT vide Notification No 35/2020. Hence, the returns of income which are required to be filed by 31st July, 2020 and 31st October, 2020 can be filed upto 30th November, 2020. However, Tax filing […]...

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How to file Income Tax Return Online

To file Income tax return or to View your tax credit statement in Form 26AS you need to register yourself on the Income tax website https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ Now the Steps for filling online return are hereunder: ...

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How to do Electronic Verification of Income Tax Return

Notification No. 2/2015 dated 13/07/2015 regarding Electronic Verification Code (EVC) for electronically filed Income Tax Return as an alternative mode of verification released. EVC would verify the identity of the person furnishing the return of income . ...

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Know Which Income Tax Form is applicable to whom for AY 2020-21

CA Kaushik Mahendrabhai Makwana Due to Covid-19, as we are aware that the Government of India is taking various major steps to recover our economy. Simultaneously, the Government of India has provided relief measures, some of which, are as under: – Due date for filing the return of income for all taxpayers has been extended [&hellip...

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Changes In ITR Form-1 (Sahaj) Notified For AY 2020-21

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified the Income-tax Return Form-1 applicable for the Assessment Year (AY) 2020-21 vide Notification No. 31/2020 dated- 29th May, 2020. The applicability and Changes in the ITR Form is as under: Applicable For individuals being a resident (other than not ordinarily resident) having total income ...

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Documents required for filing Income Tax Return

When the deadline to file income tax return is approaching fast, first thing that takes of your mind is what all are the documents needed to collect and keep ready for return filing? Therefore, here in this article we have explained in detail about which type of income leviable to tax? who are required to […]...

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ITR AY 2020-21 Changes/ Ready Reckoner

This article is bifurcated into four parts and is updated for the ITR of AY 2020-21. Part A: Person liable to file return as per section 139 Part B: Due date to file return Part C: Brief of Rule 12 and which return to be filed Part D: Changes in ITR forms Part A: Person […]...

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Gearing up for Assessment Year 2020-21 & Subsequent Years

This article shall provide an insight into changes in Income tax forms, additional disclosures required by income tax department and main considerations while filing Income tax returns. It is advisable for us to begin the groundwork and avoid the late hour rushes because new ITR forms require additional details and disclosures.  ...

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ITR Forms for FY 2019-20 – 12 Key Highlights of Changes

CBDT notifies Revised ITR forms for FY 2019-20 with certain enhanced disclosures. Usually, the Income-tax Department notifies the ITR forms at the start of April of the relevant assessment year. However, this year, due to the exceptional circumstances & to incorporate the relaxations/ extensions due to COVID the Department has notifie...

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Important Changes & Requirements for filing ITR for AY 2021-22

All Assessees are now required to file their Returns online except Super Senior Citizens are given option to submit Return in paper mode provided the Computation does not have any income chargeable under head of Profits and Gains from Business or Profession. Changes in the ITR Requirements The New ITR Forms have been notified vide [&helli...

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Major changes in notified ITR-7 – AY 2020-21

Changes in the notified ITR-7 for AY 2020-21 1. Corpus donation not to be considered as an application of Income –Schedule ER-Part B : ITR-AY 2019-20 had the details of Donation made towards the Corpus fund of Donee Society/Trust. However, in ITR-AY 2020-21, only Donation-Other than Corpus in Part B of Schedule ER 2. Disallowable [&hell...

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