The last date for filing Income Tax Return for Assessment Year 2023-24 is 31st July, 2023. Now there is about 2 weeks time left to file income tax return.Filing ITR is not a big task you can file ITR at home for free.
Filing of ITR allows taxpayers to claim refund of access tax deducted during the financial year. The process of filing ITR online is called e-filing. Income Tax Department has established an independent portal for e-filing of ITR which is free. However, some websites process e-filing for free and some charge a fee.
Cleartax enables taxpayers to file itr without logging into the Income Tax website. The platform automatically captures the itr information being entered based on the source of income. Steps to enter itr on Cleartax:
Upload Form 16.
Cleartax automatically prepares the ITR.
Verify Tax Summary/ Information.
E-file your tax return to get an accepted number.
E-verification of tax returns through net banking.
My IT Return, another official e-return intermediary registered with the Income Tax Department, claims to be free. To file itr on this website one has to answer the questions asked on the website correctly. These questions are related to income, house, investment etc. Based on the answer the system calculates the itr figures.
Quico claims to be 100% free. It said that this is free for salaried people and people opting for the estimated tax plan.
EZTax is a self-service tax e-filing portal. It facilitates users from creating an account to uploading documents along with other required information to file returns within 7 minutes. Taxpayers also have the option of hiring a professional to make payments and file taxes