INCOME TAX RETURN (ITR) FOR SALARIED INDIVIDUALS

WHAT IS ITR ?

Income Tax Return (ITR) is a form in which the taxpayers file the information regarding the total income earned during the financial year. Hence, compute the tax payable on such income earned. The Income Tax Department notifies 7 various kinds of ITR forms i.e. ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3, ITR 4, ITR 5, ITR 6 & ITR 7 to date. The applicability of various forms depends on the source of income earned by the taxpayer, amount of income earned and the category of taxpayers like individual, HUF, company, etc. The taxpayer should file its ITR before the specified due date given by the department.

WHICH ITR TO BE FILED ?

The basic ITR form applicable to a salaried person is ITR 1, it applies to an individual resident taxpayer who has a total income of up to Rs. 50 lakhs. He can file income from salary, one house property, income from other sources like interest income and agriculture income up to Rs. 5000.

ITR 1 NOT APPLICABLE IF

  • If you have income from more than one house property.
  • When you have a taxable income under the head business & profession.
  • If you have taxable income under the head of capital gains.
  • Taxable income exceeding Rs. 50 lakhs.
  • When you are a Director of a company.
  • If you have an agricultural income more than Rs. 5000.
  • Having income from lottery, gambling, legal batting, etc.

ITR 1 FORM SEGREGATION

  • Part A: Individual personal details
  • Part B: Its Gross total income
  • Part C: Deduction and total taxable income
  • Part D: Total tax computation 
  • Schedule IT: Details of Advance tax paid and Self assessment tax paid
  • Schedule TDS: Details of tax deducted at source ( TDS which is deducted by employer or from any other authorities like a bank who deducted TDS on interest on fixed deposits)

LIST OF DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • AADHAAR card of an individual.
  • Pan card of an individual
  • Form 16 issued by the employer ( Form 16 provides all the information related to total income earned by the employee from the organization in the form of basic salary, dearness allowance,  house rent allowance, and other perks the deductions allowed and the tax deducted by the employer in the form of TDS).
  • Bank statements for calculating the total interest income earned by the individual from different banks.
  • Bank investment certificates like FD certificate.
  • Form 26 AS so that you can find the total income as well as total TDS deducted on that income and to verify that total TDS shown in 26 AS is matched the FORM 16 issued by the employer.
  • Documents of deduction you want to claim under different sections like 80C or 80D if you have not been able to claim the deduction from the employer on time.

TAX SLABS AND RATES (FY 2020-21)

TOTAL INCOME IN RS.INCOME TAX RATE IN %
0 – 2,50,000NIL
2,50,001 – 5,00,0005
5,00,001 – 7,50,00010
7,50,001 – 10,00,00015
10,00,001 – 12,50,00020
12,50,001 – 15,00,00025
> 15,00,000 30

However, individual having net taxable income upto Rs. 5,00,000 will be able to avail tax rebate of Rs. 12,500 under sec 87A , so effectively no income tax have to paid up to a net taxable income of Rs. 5,00,000.

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ITR filing has to be as per the law, else we may get summons/notices from the Income Tax Department.

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