Today is the last day for filing tax returns: Step by step guide to do it in a jiffy

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Have you filed your tax returns? Hurry now! Before the day ends, all individuals have to file tax returns for 2016-17 fiscal or assessment year 2016-17. An official of the income tax department on Sunday said that the last date for filing ITRs will not be extended.

“The last date for filing of ITRs remains July 31. There are no plans to extend this deadline. The department has already received over 2 crore returns filed electronically. The department requests taxpayers to file their return in time,” the official said.

Keeping in view the government’s inclination towards technology, the filing of returns has become speedy and hassle-free exercise for the citizens.

Here is how you can file your ITR online

People with salary income who are eligible to use ITR 1 or ITR 4 form can file their tax return completely online via the income tax e-filing website without having to download any form/software. Follow these steps:

1. Create your e-filing account on the Income Tax website https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and register yourself. gistration will be completed by clicking activation link sent via email and providing one-time password (OTP) received on the mobile. Click on the ‘Registered user’ if you have already registered yourself on the website. Read More

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