ITR filing 2019-2020: File your income tax online in just few simple steps

ITR filing 2019-2020: File your income tax online in just few simple steps

New Delhi: In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has extended the due date of filing all income-tax return for FY 2019-20 to 30th November, 2020. Tax payers will be filing the Income Tax Return (ITR) for the FY 2019-20 (AY 2020-21).

However, if all your documents are ready, there is no reason why you should delay the filing of the ITR. If you haven’t filed your income-tax return till now, fill it online.

To file your I-T return online you need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Go to the I-T Department’s website,, and register yourself with your Permanent Account Number (PAN).
  • Your PAN will also be your user ID.
  • After you have successfully registered, find the download menu option.
  • Now click on e-filling AY 2020-21 and download the ITR-1’s (Sahaj) return preparation software.
  • Be mindful, ITR-1’s Sahaj return are for the salaried person, own property, earn interest income or are a pensioner.
  • Now using detail given in your Form 16, fill them out in the Return Preparation Software you downloaded.
  • Now you can calculate your tax payable by using the “Calculate Tax” tab.
  • Pay your tax and enter the challan details in the tax return.
  • Click on the validate icon to confirm your details entered. Now create an XML file, which gets automatically saved on your computer.
  • Select the “Submit Return” tab and upload the XML file after selecting the “AY 2020-2021” and the relevant form.
  • If you have a “digital signature” (DS) now is the time to use it.
  • You will be asked if you wish to verify or sign the file. Select either ‘Yes’ or ‘No’.
  • A message will come stating that the process has been completed and that you have successfully filed your income tax return…Read more>>