How to e-file your Income Tax Return?

Must haves before starting

PAN Number

Bank account details

Good to have before starting

  • Form 16
  • Income tax E-filing password
  • Investment details(eg., LIC, PPF, NSC)
  • Home loan details

Directions to super-fast e-Filing

1.Get started

Goto Click on 'start your tax return now' to start e-filing.

Tip:Have a Form-16 pdf? read this guide

2.Enter personal info

Enter your Name, PAN, DOB and Bank account details.

Tip: Have your IT department password can import Form 26-AS here.

3.Enter salary details

Fill in your salary, employee details (Name and TAN) and TDS.

Tip: Want to claim HRA? read this guide

4.Enter deduction details

Enter investment details under Section 80C(eg. LIC, PPF etc., and claim other tax benefits here.

Tip: Do you have kids?Claim benefits on their tuition fees under Section 80C

5.Add details on taxes paid

If you have non-salary income,eg. interest income or freelance income, then add tax payments that are already made here.

6.Finish e-Filing

If you see "Refund" or "No Tax Due" here, Click on proceed to E-Filing.You will get an acknowledgemnet number on the next screen.

Tip: See a "Tax Due" message? read this guide to know how to pay your taxes.

Yay! You are done

What are the next steps after e-filing?

You will soon receive ITR-V(a one-pager) from tax department in your inbox

Log on to your net banking
account to e-verify the returns

Don't have a netbanking account?
read this guide for alternative methods.


Print the ITR-V and send
it to CPC-Bangalore

read this guide for more details.