For filing ITR via the e-filing portal, you’ll need to visit “ eportal.incometax.gov.in ” and need to enter username and then password. In the next step, you will need to select the ‘e-file’ option, followed by clicking on the Income Tax Return and then finally ‘File Income Tax Return’ tab.
Now, select the assessment year & click the online option when the portal asks if you want to file ITR online or offline. On the next page, choose your account’s category from Individual, HUF or others.
Now, you will need to select the form that you’ll be attaching with your ITR application from the given options: ITR-1 or ITR-4, if you get confused which ITR applicable then you click on proceed button, you will get necessary information regarding applicability of ITR,or else if you know which ITR applicable then just select the ITR and you are ready for process of data entry online and subsequently you can file your ITR in 3 steps.
1. Validate your Returnsbreakup (Pre-filled)
2. Confirm your Return Summary
3. Verify & Submit your Return
For Offline Filing, select Filing Type and select ITR Type, and upload json file which you have generated from various IT filing software or through java enabled utility which is available free on IT site.