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Friday, May 31, 2013

How to file online Indian Income Tax

  1. Log on to
  2. If you don't have credentials then create a profile using your PAN as user id.
  3. Select your applicable IT Return Form right side of the homepage
    1. ITR 1, for Individuals having Income from Salary / Pension / Income from One House Property / Bank interest
    2. ITR 2, other individuals, who are not having Income from Business or Profession.
    3. Click here for the applicability of form and for other forms:
  4. Fill the IT return excel sheet with
    1. Your personal information, ensure you mention your email id correctly.
    2. Salary & TDS information stated in the Salary Certificate and Form 16.
    3. Fill in the details of house property, bank interest and deductions if not claimed in form 16.
    4. Bank details are mandatory, ensure that you enter MICR code correctly.
    5. Follow the tips and in-built validations to ensure that the information filled is complete and accurate. You can save the form at any stage and complete the form as per your convenience.
  5. Determine your income & pay tax if necessary.
    1. The tax can be paid online, please click on link
    2. FAQ -
  6. Verify your details and then generate .XML File
    1. The Excel Utility creates .xml file based on the details filled. Save this in your system
  7. Logon to using your user id and password or create a profile using your PAN as user id
  8. Select Assessment Year under submit returns section
  9. Browse and select .xml file saved in your system
  10. Please note latest version will be considered, so you can resubmit the xml if the information needs to be changed and ensure original form acknowledgement mentioned in revision xml
  11. After successful upload, an electronic receipt of the IT return will be generated.
    1. In case you have signed your return with digital signature, the receipt of e-return may be kept for your records and this receipt need not be submitted to the IT Department.
    2. In case you have filed without digital signature, the electronic receipt is generated i.e. ITR-V form. Please note that the ITR-V form can be generated only by the IT Department once you submit the ITR form.
  12. Print the ITR-V, Sign and Post to Income Tax Department – CPC, Post Bag No - 1, Electronic City Post Office, Bengaluru - 560100, Karnataka. (Do not drop your ITR-V in proof submission drop boxes) The due date for submission of ITR-V is 120 days from the date of upload of e-return.
  13. As an acceptance of your ITR-V, Income Tax Department sends an e-acknowledgement from mail id –

Other points
- For queries, please contact the Income Tax Departments Helpdesk No.
For Income Tax related queries 1800 180 1961
For Rectification and refund 1800 425 2229
For e-Filling of Returns 1800 4250 0025
Working Hours 09:00 to 20:00 Mon-Sat-