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ITR - 1 SAHAJ Form

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What is ITR-1 SAHAJ?

ITR-1 SAHAJ form is an essential Income Tax Return form for Indian citizens filing (i.e. salary/pension/family pension and interest income). their tax returns with the Income Tax Department.

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Source Of Income Individual Individual / HUF
Income From Salary/Pension
Income or losses from more than one House Property
Income From One House Property(excluding b/f losses)
Income from Other Sources (other than winnings from lottery and race horses or losses under this head)
Income from Other Sources (including winnings from lottery and race horses)
Agricultural income exceeding Rs. 5,000
Capital gains/loss on sale of Investments/ Property
Share of profit with partner in a Partnership Firm
Income from Proprietary Business/ Profession
Income from Presumptive Business
Income from Foreign Assets
Claiming Tax Relief under sections 90, 90A or 91

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Who can file ITR 1?

This Return Form is to be used by an individual whose total income for the assessment year 2015-16 includes:

  1. Income from Salary/ Pension or
  2. Income from One House Property (excluding cases where loss is brought forward from previous years) or
  3. Income from Other Sources (excluding Winning from Lottery and Income from Race Horses)

Who cannot use this return form

This Return Form should not be used by an individual whose total income for the assessment year 2015-16 includes:

  1. Income from more than one house property
  2. Income from Winnings from lottery or income from Race horses
  3. Income under the head “Capital Gain e.g., short-term capital gains or long-term capital gains from sale of house, plot, shares etc
  4. Agricultural income in excess of 5,000
  5. Income from Business or Profession
  6. Loss under the head ‘Income from other sources
  7. Person claiming relief Under section 90 and/or91
  8. Any resident having any asset (including financial interest in any entity) located outside India or signing authority in any account located outside India
  9. Any resident having income from any source outside India

Documents needed to file ITR 1

  • PAN Card
  • FORM 16
  • Salary slip
  • Salary computation
  • Interest from bank account details – passbook of bank or FD certificate
  • Form 26AS

Attachment of documents for filing ITR 1

There is no need to attach any document to file return but you have to collect documents to fill details in ITR 1 utility

Filling of ITR 1 return

You can file ITR 1 offline or online. If your income is more than 5 lakhs, you have to file ITR 1 online.

How to file the ITR-1 Form with the Income Tax Department?

You can file your ITR-1 either physically or electronically. Since Financial year 2013-14, electronic filing of ITR-1 has been made compulsory for taxpayers having income of more than Rs. 5 Lakhs

In case of Physical submission
  • You can submit the ITR-1 in paper form
  • You can submit the bar-coded return form duly filled

The department will provide you with an acknowledgement along with stamp of submission on your copy.

In case of Online / Electronic submission
  • You can submit the ITR-1 online after digitally signing the same
  • You can submit the ITR-1 online and subsequently send the the signed verification of filed return in ITR-V to Central Processing Center Bangalore within 120 days of filing
  • with the newly introduced EVC, you can avoid sending the ITR-V and get done with the entire process within three to five weeks

What is the due date for e-filing the Income Tax Return?
ITR Name Audited under Section-44AB Due Date
ITR-1 (SAHAJ) N.A. 31st July
ITR-2 N.A. 31st July
ITR-2A N.A. 31st July
ITR-3 No 31st July
ITR-3 Yes 30th September
ITR-4 No 31st July
ITR-3 Yes 30th September
ITR-4S N.A. 31st July

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