A taxpayer files Income Tax Return as it the proof of his/her income and it is a way to inform the government about taxpayer’s income. There are different ITR forms that are filed by the taxpayer. The ITR Form is selected by the taxpayer depending on his/her source of Income and the other components associated to it.
The major part of the population is India files ITR-1, ITR-1 is supposed to be filed by the salaried taxpayers. Always make sure, before you start filing Income Tax Return you must check which Income Tax Return Form you are eligible for. Before you start filing your Income Tax Return, you will have to keep all the required documents by your side.
Filing ITR-1 Online.
Basically, there are two ways by which by which a taxpayer can file Income Tax Return. Either you can E-file the Income Tax Return by visiting the Income Tax Department’s official website or you can download the form in excel/java format from your system and then file your return offline.
Here are the steps using which you can file ITR-1 Online: –
- First, register yourself on the official e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department. Then click on login button and enter the necessary details.
- Once you login click on the e-file option and select Income Tax Return.
- A new window will appear on your screen. Your PAN will be pre-filled. You are required to choose the assessment year from the drop-down menu, ITR-1 for the ITR form name and for the submission mode you are required to click ‘Prepare and submit online’.
After that, you will have to choose how you wish to verify your Income Tax Return after filing your ITR, tha is via Aadhaar or EVC generated by net-banking or sending ITR-V to Central Processing Centre, Bengaluru. Even though verification is the last step in completing the tax return filing process, you cannot skip this step now. If you wish to file Income Tax Return using form in Hindi, then select the box that says Hindi. Ignore if you wish to file your Income Tax Return using form in English language and click on Submit button.