A lighter version for e-filing your income tax return named as” e-filing lite” is launched by the Income Tax Department. This can be accessed through clicking on E-filing lite on  home page. This page will only cover filing of return and for all the services, click on “Portal login” on the home page .


What is income tax?

Income tax is the amount which is required to be paid by the individual on the basis of his income.

What is income tax return?

Income tax return is the statement of all the income earned by you and taxes paid on that income for a financial year. There are seven types of income tax return forms : ITR-1, Itr-2,ITR-3, ITR-4, ITR-5, ITR-6, ITR-7.

What is e-filing of income tax return?

 E-filing of income tax return mean filing of return by electronic means. There are two ways of filing return: one is traditional mode i.e. offline and other online method.

What is the last date to file ITR for A.Y. 2019-20?

The due date to file an income tax return  for A.Y. 2019-20 is 31st August 2019 as extended by the income tax department.

Am I required to file ITR?

Every citizen is required to file ITR if their income exceeds INR 2.5 lakh.Howevr, the slab rate varies for norma, senior and super senior citizen.

Forget to file ITR on due date. What should I do?

If you have missed the deadline, you can still file your return i.e. belated return. The belated return can be filed until the end of the relevant assessment year.

I have filed return wrong. What should I do?

If you make a mistake or forgotten to disclose something in return, you can still correct them, all you have to do is file revised return. The expiry to revised return is the end of the relevant assessment year.


Abhishek Soni

By Abhishek Soni

Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2Win.in. Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.

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