INCOME TAX RETURN
It is a prescribed form through which the particulars of income earned by a person in a financial year and taxes paid on such income are communicated to the Income-tax Department. Different forms of returns of income are prescribed for filing of returns for different Status and Nature of income.
As per Taxation Rules, it is mandatory for an earning individual/entity to file a return irrespective of the fact that tax has been deducted at source by his/her employer or not, and whether he/she is eligible for a refund or not.
The E-Filing- External website that opens in a new window facility was introduced by the Income Tax Department for the first time during assessment year 2006-07. At present, it is mandatory for companies and firms requiring statutory audit under Section 44AB to e-file their Income Tax Returns. Also, the e-filing benefit has been extended to all assesses.
For registration in e-filling portal please click here- External website that opens in a new window.
The registered users can avail online services such as: submit Returns/Forms, view Form 26AS (Tax Credit), Outstanding Tax Demand, ITR-V Receipt Status, CPC Refund Status, Rectification Status, Jurisdiction of Accessment Officers, etc.