Who need to file income tax return

File income tax return on timely Basis
Avoid Penalties and Late fess

Mandatory Filing – In any of the following situations (as per the Income Tax Act) it is mandatory for you to file an Income Tax Return in India:

1. Your gross total income (before allowing any deductions under section 80C to 80U) exceeds Rs.2,50,000 in the Previous year.
This limit is Rs 3,00,000 for senior citizens ( who are more than 60 years old but less than 80 years old)
Rs 5,00,000 for super senior citizens (who are more than 80 years old).

2. You are a company or a firm irrespective of whether you have income or loss during the financial year.
3.You want to claim an income tax refund.
4.You want to carry forward a loss under a head of income.
5.You have exempt long term capital gains from – sale of equity shares in a company OR sale of unit of equity oriented mutual funds, OR sale of unit of business trust, of more than Rs 2,50,000 in a financial year. Even though these gains are exempt from tax, such persons have to mandatorily file an income tax return. [effective FY 2016-17, AY 2017-18].
6. Return filing is mandatory if you are a Resident individual and have an asset or financial interest in an entity located outside of India. (Not applicable to NRIs or RNORs)
7. Or if you are a Resident and a signing authority in a foreign account. (Not applicable to NRIs or RNORs)

8. You are required to file an income tax return when you are in receipt of income derived from property held under a trust for charitable or religious purposes or a political party or a research association, news agency, educational or medical institution, trade union, a not for profit university or educational institution, a hospital, infrastructure debt fund, any authority, body or trust.

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