ITR-1 Sahaj Form


A step-by-step guide to completing the ITR-1 Sahaj Form.

To make tax compliance smoother, the Income tax department has divided taxpayers into many categories based on their income and its source. As a result, you must file your returns in a timely manner. The ITR-1, also known as the Sahaj Form, is for individuals with an annual income of up to Rs. 50 lakhs. In this post, we’ll focus at who can file ITR-1 and other aspects to consider.

FOR INCOME TAX E FILING, AN AADHAAR CARD IS Necessary. All taxpayers must link their Aadhaar card to their PAN on the Income Tax Department website, according to the Income Tax Department.

Who all are befitting to File ITR-1 for AY 2020-21.

ITR – 1 Form is a disentangled one-page structure for people having pay up to Rs 50 lakh from the accompanying sources:

  1. Pay from Salary/Pension.
  2. Pay from One House Property (barring situations where misfortune is presented from earlier years).
  3. Pay from Other Sources (barring winning from Lottery and Income from Race Horses).

On account of clubbed Income Tax Returns, where a life partner or a minor is incorporated, this should be possible just if their salary is restricted to the above details.

TDS Refund.


Who all are not permitted to file ITR-1 for AY 2020-21.

  1. A person having pay more than Rs 50 lakh can’t utilize this structure.
  2. A person who is either a chief in an organization and has held any unlisted value shares whenever during the money related year can’t utilize this structure.
  3. Inhabitants not commonly occupant and non-inhabitants can’t record returns utilizing ITR – 1
  4. Additionally, people who have earned pay through the accompanying methods are not qualified to document structure ITR 1 :
  • More than one House Property
  • Lottery, Racehorses, Legal Gambling, and so on
  • Available capital additions (Short term and Long term)
  • Farming pay surpassing Rs. 5,000
  • The person who is a Resident and has resources (remembering budgetary enthusiasm for any element) outside India or marking expert in any record situated external India.
  • Individual asserting alleviation of the unfamiliar assessment paid or twofold tax collection help under area 90/90A/91.

Looking out for the Ways to Filing ITR-1 Form?

It can easily be done both online and offline.

  1. In the Offline Process, only the people listed below are permitted to file it in paper form-
  • A person at 80 years old years or more whenever during the earlier year
  • An individual or HUF whose pay doesn’t surpass Rs 5 lakhs and who has not asserted any discount in the arrival of salary
  • For disconnected, the return is outfitted in a physical paper structure. The Income Tax Department will give you an affirmation at the hour of accommodation of your physical paper return.
  1. And the other way is doing it Online:
  • By communicating the information electronically and afterward presenting the check of the return as ITR-V to CPC, Bengaluru.
  • By recording the return on the web and e-confirming the ITR-V through net banking/aadhaar OTP/EVC.
  • If you present your ITR-1 Form electronically, the affirmation will be shipped off your enlisted email id. You can likewise decide to download it physically from the pay charge site. You are then needed to sign it and send it to the Income Tax Department’s CPC office in Bangalore inside 120 days of e-recording. On the other hand, you can e-confirm your return.

Now, lets talk about the changes made in the ITR-1 for the AY 2020-21, AY 2019-2020 and AY 2018-2019.

Changes for 2020-21

  • Singular citizens who meet the models of (a) making money stores above Rs 1 crore with a bank or (b) bringing about cost above Rs 2 lakh on unfamiliar travel or (c) use above Rs 1 lakh on power ought to likewise document ITR-1. The citizen ought to demonstrate the measure of the store or use.
  • The state of the individual having pay from compensations, one house property, other pay and having all out salary up to Rs 50 lakhs proceeds
  • Inhabitant people who own a solitary property in joint proprietorship can likewise document ITR-1 where the complete pay is up to Rs 50 lakh .
  • Citizens ought to independently reveal the measure of the speculation or stores or installments towards charge sparing produced using 1 April 2020 until 30 June 2020.

Changes for AY 2019-2020

  • ITR 1 structure for FY 2018-19 isn’t material to a person who is either an overseer of an organization or has put resources into unlisted value shares.
  • Under Part A, ‘Retired people’ checkbox has been presented under the ‘Nature of business’ area.
  • Return documented under area has been isolated between typical recording and documented because of takes note.
  • Derivations under pay will be bifurcated into standard allowance, amusement remittance and expert assessment.
  • The citizens will be needed to give pay insightful itemized data under the ‘Pay from different sources’.
  • A different segment is presented under ‘Pay from other hotspots’ for derivation u/s 57(iia) – if there should arise an occurrence of family annuity pay.
  • ‘Regarded to be let out property’ choice now accessible under ‘Salary from house property’.
  • Section 80TTB segment has been incorporated for senior residents.

Changes For AY 2018-2019

Prior ITR-1 was pertinent for the two Residents, Residents Not customarily occupant (RNOR) and Non-inhabitants. Presently, this structure has been made material just for inhabitant people.

The state of the individual having pay from compensations, one house property, other pay and having all out salary up to Rs 50 lakhs proceeds

There is a prerequisite to outfit a separation of pay. As of not long ago, these subtleties would show up just in Form 16 and the necessity to uncover them in the return had never emerged.

There is additionally a prerequisite to outfit a separation of Income under House Property which was before compulsory just for ITR – 2 and different structures

Mandatory Documents For ITR-1

  • Structure 16s: Issued by the entirety of your managers for the given Financial Year .
  • Structure 26AS: Remember to check that the TDS referenced in Form 16 matches the TDS in Part An of your Form 26AS
  • Receipts: If you have not had the option to submit evidence of specific exclusions or derivations, (for example, HRA stipend or Section 80C or 80D allowances) to your manager on schedule, keep these receipts convenient to guarantee them on your salary government form legitimately.
  • Pan card is very necessary.
  • Bank venture authentications: Interest from financial balance subtleties – bank passbook or FD testament.