Tax return: how to file the RTI-1 online for the 2021-22 fiscal year

Income tax declaration: The deadline for filing the income tax return (ITR) by an individual for the 2021-22 fiscal year and the 2022-23 tax year is July 31, 2022. Thus, individual taxpayers who have a total annual income until 50 lakh salary, house property and other sources of income can file the ITR-1 form by the due date given for ITR filing. Form ITR-1 can also be completed and submitted online. It can be completed in fully online mode or in partially online and partially offline mode.

How to File the ITR-1 Form in Partially Online and Partially Offline Mode

In this mode of ITR filing, the taxpayer is advised to first download the pre-populated JASON file and use the JASON utility to fill in their income details. After completing the income details for year 22, the taxpayer should upload this completed JASON form to the electronic income tax filing website – revenuetax.gov.in.

How to file the ITR-1 form in fully digital mode

For ITR e-filing via 100% digital mode, one needs to login to the official Income Tax website – incometax.gov.in, login with your credentials using PAN/Aadhaar number as user ID and follow the step by step mentioned below. guide:

1]Log in to the official income tax website – incometax.gov.in;

2]Go to E-file and select Tax return;

3]Select “File a tax return” from the menu;

4]Select the financial year 2021-22;

5]Choose “Online” on the deposit option mode;

6]Select “Individual” in the Application Status and ITR-1 Form on the Home Page;

7]Click on ‘Let’s start’;

8]Choose the applicable reason for filing the ITR and click on the “Continue” option;

9]Validate 5 tabs – Personal information, total gross income, total deductions, tax paid and total tax liability – under the option “Validate your pre-filled declaration”;

10]Go to Return Summary option and check if all 5 tabs are confirmed in this option. After checking the 5 tabs after validation, click on ‘Proceed’ to tax summary tab;;

11]In the Tax Summary tab, you can see your tax summary (nil, payable and refunded);

12]Next, go to the declaration tab and fill in the required details and click on the “Return Preview” option;

13]After ensuring that the details filled in are accurate and correct, one should click on the ”Proceed to Validation” option. In the event of an error, the information can be corrected by choosing the ‘Modify’ option; and

14]After successful validation of your ITR, you must check your tax return. This can be done online through Aadhaar OTP, net banking etc. or the taxpayer can print his ITR-V, sing it and mail it to CPC, Department of Income Tax, Bengaluru within 120 days following ITR e-deposit.

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