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What is ITR-3

This Income Tax Return Form is meant for individuals and HUF who are partners in a firm; but do not carry business under proprietorship

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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 use this income tax form

The ITR-3 form can be filed by the person who is...

  1. A partner in a partnership firm or LLP
  2. Where income chargeable to income-tax under the head “Profits or gains of business or profession” does not include any income except the income by way of any interest, salary, bonus, commission or remuneration, by whatever name called, due to, or received by him from such firm.
  3. Even when a partner in the firm does not have any income from the firm by the ways mentioned above (i.e. interest, salary, etc.) and has only exempt income by way of share in the profit of the firm, he shall use this form only and not Form ITR-2

Who can not use this Income Tax Form?

The individual or HUF whose total income includes income from business or profession under any proprietorship can not file ITR-3.

What are the documents required to file ITR-3?

Acquire the given list of documents on the basis of relevant Incomes types in order to indulge in smooth filing process.

Essential documents
  • PAN (Permanent Account Number)
  • Bank account details
  • TDS certificates
  • Counterfoils of taxes paid
  • Details of original return if filing revised return
  • Details of notice if filing in response to notice

Documents on the basis of your type of Income

  • Salary income
    • Form-16/ Salary slips received from your employer
    • Pension statement/passbook
  • House/Property Income
    • Address of the property
    • Co­owner details in case the property is co­owned
    • In case of house/property loan ­ Interest certificates/repayment certificate from bank
    • In case of let out property ­ Rent agreement
  • Other sources
    • Savings/current account statements/passbook
    • Interest certificates for deposits/bonds/NSC
    • PPF account statement/passbook
    • Dividend warrants/counterfoils
    • Rent agreement in case of let out machinery
    • Details about receipts of any other incomes
  • Capital Gains
    • For land/building ­ Sales & Purchase deeds, stamp duty valuation
    • Details of improvement costs
    • For securities ­ Contract notes/stock ledgers/trading statement
    • For other capital assets ­ Cost of purchase, cost of improvement & sales receipts
    • Details of expenses incurred on transfer of capital assets
    • Details of investments in order to claim exemptions
    • Capital gains deposit account details if any
  • If you’re eligible to any Tax Breaks, you may need to acquire the relevant documents from the list:
    • PPF account statement/passbook
    • Fixed deposit certificates/statements
    • Mutual fund NAV statements
    • ELSS/ULIP/NSC investment details
    • Life insurance premium receipts
    • Medical insurance premium receipts
    • Preventive health checkup details
    • Pension fund/ National pension scheme statement
    • House/property loan interest certificate/repayment statement
    • Education loan interest certificate/repayment statement
    • Tuition fees receipts
    • Donation receipts
    • Certificate from specified medical authorities in case of disability
    • Receipts/proof of any other tax saving investment/contributions

How to file the ITR-3 Form with the Income Tax Department?

You can either file your ITR-3 physically or electronically.Since Financial year 2013-14, electronic filing of ITR-3 has been made compulsory for taxpayers having income of more than Rs. 5 Lakhs.

In case of Physical submission:

  • You can submit the ITR-3 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-3 online after digitally signing the same
  • You can submit the ITR-3 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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