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Filling your income tax return is easy Here's How?

Filling your Income Tax Return is easy.

Here's How?

Smart individuals follow these key steps to make the process smooth and quick.


Register Yourself

Register on the income tax department's online tax filing site - incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in

Choose how you want to e-file

  • Offlne: download the requisite form, save it on your desktop, fill the details offline and then upload it back on the site
  • Online: fill the form online by selecting the quick e-file option

Select the requisite form

  • ITR-1: individuals earning a salary, pension, or income from proprty or sources other than lottery
  • ITR-2: individuals earning capital gains (ITR 2A: for those who own more than one house but no capital gains)
  • ITR 3,4 and 4S: business owners and professionals

tax liability/
refund eligibility

Keep those documents ready


Form 16



Interest statements

Details of investments, insurance and home loans

1.Fill form and upload

  • File the form online or click on 'Generate XML' to download and fill the form offline
  • Upload the XML file and submit

Verify ITR V 2.

  • Get acknowledgement (ITR V)
  • Verfy ITR V sent to your registered email ID to complete the tax filing process

Avoid these common mistakes while filling your ITR

Getting the incorrect form

Quoting the wrong assessment year

Furnishing incorrect personal information

Failure to reconcile TDS with form 26as

Claiming a tax rebate twice

Waiting for the 11th hour

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