ITR 3 Form – How to Fill and e-File ITR-3 Form?

You will get here complete detail about ITR 3 like how to fill ITR-3 form, how to e-file ITR-3, download link of ITR-3 excel utility, ITR-3 java utility and instructions to file ITR-3 form.

This guide is up to date along with changes made on 14th July 2017 by Income Tax Department.

Changes in ITR-3 for A.Y. 2017-18

  • The major change or ITR-3 is that it is renamed from ITR-4. The old ITR-4 form has renamed as ITR-3. In other word who were using ITR-4 for the A.Y. 2016-17, now they will use ITR-3 w.e.f. A.Y. 2017-18.
  • The old ITR 3 form has been discontinued w.e.f. 2017-18.
  • Now, it is mandatory to mention Aadhar number in ITR-3. If you have not applied Aadhar card till yet then apply now and entering Enrollment ID of application of Aadhar card is eligible.
  • A new column has inserted to enter cash deposited above Rs. 2 Lakhs during the period of demonetization.
  • A new column has inserted in the schedule ‘OS’ to enter the information of unexplained income and dividend income.
  • A new column has also added to enter registration number of firm of chartered accounted whose accounts has been audited.
  • A new column for declaration of value of assets and liabilities by individuals/HUF earning above Rs.50 lakhs has also added.

Who Can File ITR-3 Form A.Y. 2017-18

The assessee who have income from business and profession should file ITR-3 form to file their income tax return.

The following image will help you to better understand that which ITR form to file.

which itr form to file

How to e-File ITR-3?

Entering Information in ITR-3 Form Excel Utility 

Step 1 Download ITR-3 Excel Utility
Step 2 Fill Income detail worksheet
Step 3 Fill TDS detail worksheet
Step 4 Fill all TCS detail worksheet
Step 5 Fill taxes paid and verification worksheet
Step 6 Fill 80G donation detail worksheet
Step 7 After filling all detail click on validate
Step 8 After validation click on Generate XML
Step 9 After XML generation, you are ready to file ITR-3

E-filing Procedure ITR-3 form

Step 1 Visit here ->
Step 2 If you already registered then login
Step 3 If you are not registered then click on register yourself
Step 4 After login click on e-file
Step 5 Then select assessment year and select ITR-3 here
Step 6 Browse your xml file as generated above
Step 7 Select digitally sign as Yes (if you have digital signature), if Not then select No
Step 8 Click on Submit button
Step 9 System will generate ITR-V, Print it
Step 10 Send ITR-V to the address given in ITR-V
Step 11 E-verify your return – Check here how to e-verify Income Tax Return

Download ITR 3 (A.Y. 2017-18)

Utilities Download Link
ITR-3 (Excel Utility) Download Here
ITR-3 (Java Utility) Download Here
ITR-3 (PDF Format) Download Here

Useful Guides to File ITR-3 Form

Income Tax Slabs
Obligation to File Return
Computation of Total Income
Capital Gains Tax Rates
Cost of Inflation Index
How to Verify Income Tax Return
How to Send ITR-V to CVC
Which ITR Form Applicable to Me
How to File Income Tax Return Step by Step

Download ITR 3 (A.Y. 2016-17)

Download ITR 3 (A.Y.2015-16)

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  1. sir itr 3 me coloum 27 about Do you want to claim the benefit u/s 115H (Applicable to Resident)?

    me yes or no kuch bhi nahi ho raha hai kaise kare

  2. Sir,

    How do you input Aadhaar number in ITR3 & ITR4?

    We are unable to put Aadhaar no. & hence the ITR is not uploading on e-filing portal

    Thanks & Regards

  3. Hi Swajeet Saran, I will correct it. Thanks for correcting us.

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