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As you all know that you have to file income tax return of salary for the A.Y.2016-17 for the period of 1-4-2015 to 31-3-2016. The last date to file salary income tax return is 31st July, 2016 as per the date mentioned in the Income Tax Obligation Calendar for A.Y.2016-17.
So you have to ready your documents to file your Salary Income Tax return as per the instructions given in Form ITR-1. Income Tax Department has issued new form to file income tax return for A.Y. 2016-17 including ITR-1 along with excel utility software to create XML format.
The XML format is only format which can be uploaded to the server of income tax department. No other means or way to upload or file income tax return. So you can download the excel utility software to file ITR-1 online or PDF, Excel format to file offline income tax return.
We have also given the important information for the assesee to help them to file ITR-1 easily.
Download ITR 1 Form for A.Y. 2016-17
- Java Utility will run only on window 7.0 or above.
- Java Runtime Environment Version 7 update 6 to version 8 update 51 should be installed. You can download latest java update from here -> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/java-archive-javase8-2177648.html#jre-8u51-oth-JPR
Download ITR 1 Form for A.Y. 2015-16
- Download ITR-1 Excel Utility Software
- Download ITR-1 (Java Utility)
- Check how to use these utility/software to prepare ITR 1 yourself
- How to Install 1.7 Java to use java utility software?
- Download ITR-1 Excel Utility (Sahaj Form) (A.Y.2014-15)
- Download ITR-1 Form (Sahaj Form) PDF Format (A.Y.2014-15) (English)
- Download ITR-1 Form (Sahaj Form) PDF Format (A.Y.2014-15) (Hindi)
- Download Instructions to Fill up ITR-1 Form (English)
- Download Instructions to Fill up ITR-1 Form (Hindi)
What is ITR-1
The form is also known as Sahaj Form. So you don’t need to confuse over it. The form is for the assesee who have salary income during the Financial year 2015-16. There are other of ITR forms like ITR-2, 3,4,5,6,7. But these forms are used for other incomes.
Which Incomes includes in ITR-1 Form (Sahaj Form)?
The persons who have the following income or receipts should use ITR-1 form.
- Salary/Pension or
- 1 house property income
- Other Sources Income
- Clubbing of Income from above heads
Why I download ITR-1 Form?
The assesee should download the ITR-1 form to file income tax return online for offline. We will talk only about efiling of ITR-1 Form. There are two ways to efile ITR-1 Form.
1) Prepare Return Offline: Download ITR-1 and fill all the complete detail then click on to prepare XML. It will make your file in XML format which should be need to uploaded on the server of income tax department.
2) Prepare ITR-1 XML file through any software.
Downloaded ITR-1 now what?
Now, you have to prepare your income tax return according to the instruction given itself in ITR-1. First of all you have to prepare the documents only to get the information needs to fill up in ITR-1.
Keep the following documents ready to fill ITR-1
- Bank Statement
- TDS Certificates
- Salary Statements (if any)
- Last Year Income Tax Return (ITR-1)
- Computation of Salary Income
Statement of Taxable Salary
- Add: Taxable Allowances
- Add: Taxable Perquisites
- Less: Entertainment Allowance
- Less: Professional Tax
Net Taxable Salary