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ITR-1 form for AY18-19 now available for e-filing: Income Tax dept

All the seven ITR forms are to be filed electronically except for some category of taxpayers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The latest form, largely used by the salaried class of taxpayers, has been activated on the official portal of the Income Department, a senior official said on Tuesday.

The single Income Return (ITR) form, notified by the on April 5, has been put on its website,, on Monday.

"Other ITRs wil be available shortly," he said.

The new forms for the assessment year 2018-19 mandate the salaried class assessees to provide their salary breakup, and businessmen their GST number and turnover.

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), that frames policy for the department, had said some fields have been "rationalised" in the latest forms and that there is no change in the manner of filing the ITRs as compared to the last year.

All the seven forms are to be filed electronically except for some category of

The most basic, or Sahaj, to be filled by the salaried class of taxpayers, was used by 30 million during the last financial year.

The form this time seeks an assessees salary details in separate fields and in a breakup format such as allowances that are not exempted, value of perquisites, profit in lieu of salary and deductions claimed under section 16.

These details are provided in Form 16 of a salaried employee and a senior tax official said that these are now meant to be mentioned in the for clarity of deductions.

The had said that the can be filed by an individual who "is resident other than not ordinarily resident and having an income of up to Rs 5 million.

"Further, the parts relating to salary and house property have been rationalised and furnishing of basic details of salary (as available in Form 16) and income from house property have been mandated," it had said.

The last date for filing the ITR is July 31.

First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 17:29 IST