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Business Tax Return Filing


All businesses operating in India are required to file income tax return each year. In addition to filing income tax return, a business may also be required to file TDS return and pay advance tax to stay compliant under the Income Tax Act. IndiaFilings is India’s largest tax services platform offering a range of services like incorporation, GST return filing, income tax filing and more. IndiaFilings can help file income tax return for your business and ensure it remains compliant under the Income Tax Act and Rules. The average time taken to file an income tax return for your business is 3 to 5 working days. Get a free consultation on business tax return filing by scheduling an appointment with an IndiaFilings Advisor.

Proprietorship


Any person having business or professional income of more than Rs.2.5 lakhs per year would be required to file income tax return per year.PSMG offers income tax return filling for professionals and proprietors from Rs.2899.

Partnership


Partnership firm(registered or unregistered) are required to file income tax return in the form of ITR 5 each year.Partnership firm atrract income tax at the rate of 30.


LLP


Limited Liability Partnership Firm registered in India are required to file income tax return in the Form ITR-5 each year and MCA Annual Return.



Companies


All types of company registered in India are required to file Income Tax Return in the form ITR-6 and MCA Annual return.



Income Tax Return Filling


Income Tax Return (ITR) is a form for reporting gross taxable income from different sources, claiming tax deductions and declaring net tax liability to the income tax authority. ITR is filed to the income tax department by a salaried or self-employed individual, Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), companies or firms. The process of filing the ITR is referred to as income tax filing. A taxpayer can file the ITR online on the e-portal of the income tax department. The process of filing ITR online is referred to as e-filing. The following article will explain important aspects of e-filing Income Tax Returns.

Who is required to file ITR?

As per section 139(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, any individual whose total income in the financial year exceeds income tax exemption limit (Rs. 2.5 lakh for FY 19) is liable to file the income tax return. Apart from that any private or public company based out of India or doing business in India, firms, Hindu Undivided Family (HUFs), Association of Persons (AOP), Body of Individual (BOI) etc. are also liable to declare net profits/losses of the year and pay their tax liability by filing ITR. The Income Tax Department of India has made it compulsory for individuals to file income tax returns. Individuals that need to file income tax returns are as follows:
  • A person with an age lesser than 60 years has an annual income greater than Rs.2.5 lakh.
  • A person with an age between 60 years and 80 years and has an annual income of Rs. 3 lakh or more.
  • A person who is above the age of 80 years and has an annual income of more than Rs. 10 lakh.
  • A company or an organisation is bound to file for an income tax return no matter if the company is in loss or profit.
  • If there is a loss which you want to carry forward under the head of income.
  • If a resident Indian has an asset or any financial interest in an entity situated outside the geographic territory of the country.
  • If an individual applies for a loan or a visa, a proof of filing tax returns might be required.
  • If an individual receives income from property that is held under any kind of trust for charitable purposes or any research association, educational centre or any medical centre, trade union or any non-profit university.
  • If a non-resident Indian has his/her income sources from India, then he/she is also liable to pay the taxes and also to file Income Tax Returns.

    Types of ITR Forms


    On the Income Tax Department of India website, there are different forms that can be used to file income tax returns based on different income sources and types of taxpayers (resident/non-resident/individual/non-individual, etc.). As of Assessment Year 2019-20, there are seven forms available from ITR-1 to ITR-7. Some of these forms might be longer than others and may require additional disclosures such as profit and loss statements. To help you know which one of the forms fits best to your requirements, here is each one of them briefly explained:
  • ITR-1 – This form is also called SAHAJ. ITR-1 or SAHAJ is meant to be filed by an individual who gets income from salary, pension, one house property, interest or income from other sources (excluding winning from lottery winnings and income from race horses) and having the total income of up to Rs. 50 lakh.
  • ITR-2 – This form is for individuals or the Hindi Undivided Families (HUFs) who have income which is not from the profits and gains of a business or otherwise profession.
  • ITR-3 – This form is for different persons or the HUFs whose source of income is from the profits and gains of a business or profession.
  • ITR-4 – This form is for those who have presumptive income from a business or profession.
  • ITR-5 – This form is for everyone other than individuals, HUF, company and person filing Form ITR-7.
  • ITR-6 – This form is for all those companies which are not claiming exemption under Section 11 of the Income Tax Act.
  • ITR-7 – This form is relevant for all people including those enterprises who are required to file tax returns under the Section 139(4A), Section 139(4B), Section 139(4C), Section 139(4D), Section 139 (4E) or 139 (4F).