Doing something for the first time is always challenging and exciting. A lot of questions flood our mind even before we take the initial step. Similarly, filing taxes for the first time can be intimidating for many people. One of the most common questions troubling a salaried tax filer is to find out the documents needed to file Income Tax Return. If you are filing your taxes for the first time, you do not need to worry because we have compiled a checklist for you.
Tip: Form 16 is most important document for filing the tax return. Find more about Form 16 here.
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Tip: It is important to show the saving interest in the return and to claim the related deduction u/s 80TTA.
Form 26AS contains all information related to various income earned by you during the year and the taxes deducted on such income at source. You can download your Form 26AS from https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/. You can find a step-by-step guide here to view/download Form 26AS.
It is important and in your best interest to reconcile the details in your return with the details reflected in the Form 26AS to avoid delayed and short refund or tax notices and penalties from the department.
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