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.
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:
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: