ITR

Checklist to Avoid Mistakes in Filing ITR 7 for AY 2019-20

Income Tax - · Registration or Approval is required u/s 12/12AA and fill the details in "Details of registration under Income Tax Act" in Part A General. · Return filing section is 139(4A) · Offer the contribution and income in schedule VC and AI. · Amount applied for charitable purpose is required to fill schedule ER, EC....

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Precautions while preparing Income Tax Return and recent FAQs

Income Tax - Precautions while preparing Income Tax Return (ITR) – Taxpayer has to first fill ‘Part A General’ (Personal Information) correctly. Rest of the utility will function based on information provided in Part A General. For example, the field 80 TTB will be enabled only for Senior citizens based on the Date of birth and Residential s...

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ITR Filing- I am getting ‘invalid XML’ while trying to upload XML?

Income Tax - I am getting ‘invalid XML’ while trying to upload the xml? ♣ Invalid XML error may arise due to the following scenarios, 1. The taxpayer might have generated the XML file by using the older version of ITR utility. 2. The taxpayer might have altered or edited the XML file generated from the ITR utility […]...

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How to download and import prefilled XML to ITR utility?

Income Tax - A. How to download and import prefilled XML to Excel ITR utility? Step 1: Go to Income Tax e-Filing Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in Step 2: Login to the e-Filing portal by entering the User ID (PAN), Password and Captcha. Step 3: After Login, Go to ‘My Account’ menu and Click on ‘Download Pre-filled XML’...

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How to download and extract Excel and Java ITR utility

Income Tax - How to Download and extract Excel utility of ITR Step 1: Go to Income Tax e-Filing Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in Step 2: Click on ‘Income Tax Return Preparation Software’ link under the ‘Downloads’ section. Step 3: Click on the appropriate ITR’s Excel utility hyperlink. The ITR excel utility zip fil...

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CBDT removes bugs in ITR-6 and ITR-7 utilities

Income Tax - ITR-6 & ITR-7 utilities are modified to fix bugs identified while filling Schedule FSI and TDS. These issue fixes has no impact on XML schema which remains same and for those taxpayers where these schedules are not relevant. For those taxpayers who are entering data in these schedules, it is requested that they may download […]...

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ITR-2 & ITR-5 utilities are modified to fix bugs: CBDT

Income Tax - ITR-2 & ITR-5 utilities are modified to fix bugs identified while filling Schedule FA in ITR-2 (Java utility), Partners information is ITR-5 (Java utility) and Part A-General answer to Investment Fund query in ITR-5 (Excel utility). These bug fixes has no impact on XML schema which remains same and for those taxpayers where these sche...

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Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in ITR is Optional: CBDT

Income Tax - Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) of long term capital gain are provided in the Income Tax Return software as per the Instructions to the Notified ITR form and based on taxpayer feedback. Taxpayers have an option to either enter the Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) so that the […]...

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No proposal to extend last date for filing Income Tax Returns: Govt

Income Tax - Extension of last date for filing IT returns Government has recently changed Form 16 and Form 24 Q to bring more disclosures. In order to enable pre-filling of return of income of salaried taxpayers, the Government has amended Form No. 16 (certificate for tax deduction) and Form No. 24Q (quarterly statement of tax deducted) vide […...

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ITR 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 for AY 2019-20 are available for e-Filing

Income Tax - Excel / Java Utility for ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3, ITR 4, ITR 5, ITR 6 & ITR 7 for AY 2019-20 / FY 2018-19 are available for e-Filing. Update on 08/07/2019 All Income Tax Return Preparation Software for AY 2019-20 are now available for e-Filing. Update on 04.06.2019 ITR 7 For persons including […]...

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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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19 FAQs on filling of ITR forms for Assessment Year 2019-20

Circular No. 18 of 2019 - (08/08/2019) - After notification of the ITR forms various queries have been raised by the stakeholders in respect of filling-up of the ITR forms. In order to address such queries, following clarifications are issued. —...

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CBDT extends ITR due date to 31st August 2019

F.No. 225/157/2019/ITA.II - (23/07/2019) - CBDT extends the ‘due date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns from 31st July, 2019 to 31st August, 2019 in respect of the said categories of taxpayers....

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CBDT denies Large Scale Changes in ITR Forms wef 11th July 2019

NA - (16/07/2019) - CBDT  said that there are no changes in the notified ITR forms; only the utility has been updated to facilitate the taxpayers. Therefore, the assertion that numerous changes have been made in ITR-2 and ITR-3 on July 11, 2019, does not give a correct picture. Government of India Ministry of Finance ...

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ITBA Functionality to Rectify ITR 1 to 6 for A.Y. 2017-18 Launched

ITBA- Rectification Instruction No.5 - (28/06/2019) - The functionality for rectification of processing u/s 143(1) of ITR 1,2,3,4,5, & 6 for A.Y. 2017-18 is now made available in Income Tax Business Application (ITBA). All the steps for initiating, working on the rectification proceedings and passing of rectification Order will be same as described in ...

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E-filing of Income Tax Returns registers an increase of 19% (Check Statistics)

NA - (06/05/2019) - e-filing of Income Tax Returns registers an increase of 19%. There have been some incorrect reports in media pertaining to reduction in numbers of Income Tax Returns (ITR) e-filed during Financial Year (F.Y.) 2018-19 as compared to F.Y. 2017-18. Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry ...

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Checklist to Avoid Mistakes in Filing ITR 7 for AY 2019-20

· Registration or Approval is required u/s 12/12AA and fill the details in "Details of registration under Income Tax Act" in Part A General. · Return filing section is 139(4A) · Offer the contribution and income in schedule VC and AI. · Amount applied for charitable purpose is required to fill schedule ER, EC....

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CBDT removes bugs in ITR-6 and ITR-7 utilities

ITR-6 & ITR-7 utilities are modified to fix bugs identified while filling Schedule FSI and TDS. These issue fixes has no impact on XML schema which remains same and for those taxpayers where these schedules are not relevant. For those taxpayers who are entering data in these schedules, it is requested that they may download […]...

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19 FAQs on filling of ITR forms for Assessment Year 2019-20

Circular No. 18 of 2019 (08/08/2019)

After notification of the ITR forms various queries have been raised by the stakeholders in respect of filling-up of the ITR forms. In order to address such queries, following clarifications are issued. —...

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Precautions while preparing Income Tax Return and recent FAQs

Precautions while preparing Income Tax Return (ITR) – Taxpayer has to first fill ‘Part A General’ (Personal Information) correctly. Rest of the utility will function based on information provided in Part A General. For example, the field 80 TTB will be enabled only for Senior citizens based on the Date of birth and Residential s...

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ITR Filing- I am getting ‘invalid XML’ while trying to upload XML?

I am getting ‘invalid XML’ while trying to upload the xml? ♣ Invalid XML error may arise due to the following scenarios, 1. The taxpayer might have generated the XML file by using the older version of ITR utility. 2. The taxpayer might have altered or edited the XML file generated from the ITR utility […]...

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How to download and import prefilled XML to ITR utility?

A. How to download and import prefilled XML to Excel ITR utility? Step 1: Go to Income Tax e-Filing Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in Step 2: Login to the e-Filing portal by entering the User ID (PAN), Password and Captcha. Step 3: After Login, Go to ‘My Account’ menu and Click on ‘Download Pre-filled XML’...

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How to download and extract Excel and Java ITR utility

How to Download and extract Excel utility of ITR Step 1: Go to Income Tax e-Filing Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in Step 2: Click on ‘Income Tax Return Preparation Software’ link under the ‘Downloads’ section. Step 3: Click on the appropriate ITR’s Excel utility hyperlink. The ITR excel utility zip fil...

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Key Changes In ITR-1 And ITR-2 Forms For FY 2018-19

The income tax return (ITR) forms for FY 2018-19 notified by the government are different from those used to file the previous year’s returns, keeping the changes in income tax laws made in Budget 2018 for FY 2018-19 and onwards. Apart from that, there are other changes as well in the ITR forms which you […]...

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Why to file ‘Income Tax Return’- Major Benefits

Major Benefits of Income Tax Returns: 1. Easy Loans Approvals: Majority of Banks ask for a copy of Income tax returns for at least 3 consecutive years, so if you are planning for a loan in future then it can help you for easy loan approvals like Home Loan, Personal Loan etc....

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Which Income Tax Return Form to be Filed? A Guide on Selecting correct ITR

Its that time of the year when usually, people are finding various ways and means (people knowing to file return) to get their Tax returns filed by either Chartered Accountants or someone who has some knowledge of it and regularly files their return of income over a period of years. However, thanks to the Central […]...

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