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    How to file ITR

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    Missed the income tax return filing deadline? Here's what you can do

    Missed the income tax return filing deadline? Here's what you can do

    There is a provision in Income Tax Act through which an individual can file a belated return.

    How to change bank, personal details in ITR after filing it

    How to change bank, personal details in ITR after filing it

    After uploading ITR, if you want to make changes in, say, your bank account, address etc., you can update them through 'Change ITR Form Particulars' option on the e-filing portal.

    What happens if you miss the ITR filing deadline

    What happens if you miss the ITR filing deadline

    You can file a belated ITR before the end of the relevant assessment year. However, a penalty will be levied.

    Penalty you will pay for missing ITR filing deadline and who won't have to pay

    Penalty you will pay for missing ITR filing deadline and who won't have to pay

    If you file your return after midnight of Aug 31, then you are liable to pay a late fee of upto Rs 10,000.

    Made a mistake while filing ITR? Here's how you can correct it

    Made a mistake while filing ITR? Here's how you can correct it

    Section 139(5) of the I-T Act states that after filing their return, if someone discovers any omission or wrong statement, he can furnish a revised return.

    How to check ITR-V receipt status

    How to check ITR-V receipt status

    You can verify your ITR either electronically, using OTP, EVC, or physically by sending a signed copy of ITR-V to CPC, Bengaluru.

    Got an income tax notice? Now you can check if it is real or not

    Got an income tax notice? Now you can check if it is real or not

    Recently, CBDT had issued a circular according to which every income tax notice issued by the department will have a computer-generated Document Identification number.

    How to read tax intimation notice under section 143(1)

    How to read tax intimation notice under section 143(1)

    This notice is sent to you on your registered email ID to inform you whether income tax calculation in the ITR filed by you matches that of the tax department.

    Forgot to verify your income tax return? Here's help

    Forgot to verify your income tax return? Here's help

    An ITR filed but not verified is treated as an invalid return by the department. It would mean that you have not filed the ITR for a particular assessment year.

    ITR filing last-minute checklist

    ITR filing last-minute checklist

    If you file your ITR before the deadline of Aug 31, you can avoid paying a penalty of up to Rs 10,000.

    ITR verification: Here are 6 ways to do it

    ITR verification: Here are 6 ways to do it

    After filing your return if you have not verified it within 120 days, then it will not be considered as valid.

    How to file ITR-1 online

    How to file ITR-1 online

    Individuals can file ITR-1 either by downloading excel utility from e-filing website or by 'Prepare and Submit Online' option without downloading any software.

    How to file ITR 1 with salary, home loan and other income for FY 2018-19

    How to file ITR 1 with salary, home loan and other income for FY 2018-19

    In this article, we explain the quickest way to file the return in Form ITR-1 using illustrations.

    ITR filing: How to claim HRA in tax return

    ITR filing: How to claim HRA in tax return

    It is now easier to claim HRA exemption- you just need to copy details from Form-16 and paste them in ITR-1.

    How to calculate, report LTCG gains in ITR-2

    How to calculate, report LTCG gains in ITR-2

    LTCG on transactions in listed equity and equity mutual fund units in FY 2018-19 is to be calculated as per a new tax regime introduced in Budget 2018.

    How to claim income tax refund

    How to claim income tax refund

    As per the Income Tax Act, a person is required to file his/her return in the relevant assessment year by July 31 (unless deadline extended) to claim the refund.

    Got a tax notice? Here’s what you should do

    Got a tax notice? Here’s what you should do

    Mistakes while filing ITR can fetch you a tax notice. Here's how you can respond to such tax notices.

    Reporting of foreign assets in income tax return: CBDT issues clarification

    Reporting of foreign assets in income tax return: CBDT issues clarification

    CBDT has clarified that only foreign assets acquired as per the relevant accounting period of the foreign country have to be reported while filing ITR for FY 2018-19.

    How to check income tax return status

    How to check income tax return status

    During processing the department checks if there are any discrepancies between the income declared and the tax paid by you and the data available to them.

    How long do you have to keep your income tax related documents?

    How long do you have to keep your income tax related documents?

    Documents such as rent receipts, section 80C tax saving documents etc. which prove the claims made by you in your tax-return are advised to be kept safely.

    Seven interest incomes you are likely to forget to include in your tax return

    Seven interest incomes you are likely to forget to include in your tax return

    While most tax payers are aware that interest income is taxable, there are a few types of interest income that they are likely to forget to include.

    Claiming tax refund in your ITR? Don't forget to pre-validate your bank account

    Claiming tax refund in your ITR? Don't forget to pre-validate your bank account

    The income tax department has tweaked the process of claiming the tax refund from this year.

    How to file ITR if you have more than one Form 16

    How to file ITR if you have more than one Form 16

    For more than one Form 16, prepare a revised statement of income and tax liability to make sure that the tax is calculated as per the correct slab.

    8 common mistakes to avoid when filing ITR

    8 common mistakes to avoid when filing ITR

    The deadline to file income tax returns has been extended to August 31, 2019.

    How to correct mistakes made at the time of paying taxes

    How to correct mistakes made at the time of paying taxes

    While depositing self-assessment tax or advance tax during the year, you may have selected the wrong assessment year which could lead to a discrepancy.

    How to check income tax refund status

    How to check income tax refund status

    If you have filed your income tax returns with a refund request, here is a step by step guide for you to track the refund status due to you.

    ITR filing: TDS related queries answered by income tax department

    ITR filing: TDS related queries answered by income tax department

    Here are three common TDS-related queries answered by the income tax department.

    ITR forms with pre-filled investment data soon

    ITR forms with pre-filled investment data soon

    Pre-filled forms will soon be able to pick salary breakup directly from an individual’s Form 16.

    ITR Filing: How to verify the validity of Form 16

    ITR Filing: How to verify the validity of Form 16

    Every taxpayer should verify and validate the TDS certificate before claiming any tax deduction.

    ITR filing: Don't forget to claim TDS credit

    ITR filing: Don't forget to claim TDS credit

    ​As per income tax rules, you should claim credit for TDS on income that is paid or accrues to you in the same financial year as the TDS is deducted.

    Have you filed your income tax return correctly? Find out

    Have you filed your income tax return correctly? Find out

    Here's a short quiz to help you understand if you are on the right track to file your income tax return.

    How to file ITR on the e-filing lite portal

    How to file ITR on the e-filing lite portal

    ​​E-filing Lite is a lighter version of the e-filing portal of the tax department, which enables quick access to the portal and faster filing of ITR.

    How to calculate tax on LTCG from equity shares and equity mutual funds

    How to calculate tax on LTCG from equity shares and equity mutual funds

    In Budget 2018, LTCG was made taxable. This rule applies for transactions made on or after April 1, 2018, and will be applicable for FY 2018-19 onwards.

    ITR filing FAQs: Here's what to do if you don't have PAN of unlisted company

    ITR filing FAQs: Here's what to do if you don't have PAN of unlisted company

    Given here are some queries answered by the tax department for filling up ITR forms for FY 2018-19.

    Getting 'invalid XML' error while uploading ITR? Here's how you can fix it

    Getting 'invalid XML' error while uploading ITR? Here's how you can fix it

    You can get an 'invalid XML error' message if you have altered or edited the XML file generated from the ITR utility/form before uploading the same to the portal.

    ITR filing: How to get errors in Form 26AS corrected

    ITR filing: How to get errors in Form 26AS corrected

    Form 26AS is a statement containing details of all the taxes that are deducted during the FY from your income and deposited against your PAN to the government.

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