Category of ITR for Individuals & HUFs
The ITR for Individuals & HUFs through form Income Tax Return-2 can only be filed by Individuals (Indian Resident/Non Resident/Resident but not ordinarily resident) and HUFs. And, in addition, if they have income from the following sources:
ITR-2 cannot be filed by:
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Tax Slabs Rates applicable on Income of Individuals
1. The rates of Surcharge, Marginal Relief and SHE Cess are the same under both the tax regimes and shall be levied, where applicable.
2. Rebate under Section 87-A Resident Individual whose Total Income is not more than ₹ 5,00,000 is also eligible for a Rebate of 100% of income tax or ₹ 12,500, whichever is less. Moreover, this Rebate is available in both tax regimes
3. In addition, the Income Tax Slabs for FY 2022-23 are the same as those of FY 2021-22.
Incomes on which Individuals can get benefit
The ITR for individuals & HUFs allows the assessee to claim Income Tax benefit on Income from House Property on interest paid on housing loan & housing improvement loans. Furthermore, in the case of self-occupied property, the upper limit for deduction of interest paid on a housing loan is ₹2 lakh. However, this deduction is not available for a person opting for New Tax Regime.
List of deductions that can be claimed by Individuals
Deduction in respect of life insurance premia, deferred annuity, contributions to provident fund, etc
Annuity plan of LIC or another insurer towards Pension Scheme
Pension Scheme of Central Government
Investment in National Pension Scheme
Deduction towards payments made to Health Insurance Premium & Preventive Health check up
₹25,000 / ₹50,000
Deduction wrt medical treatment, etc.
₹40,000 / ₹1,00,000
Deduction in respect of maintenance including medical treatment of a dependent who is a person with disability
₹75,000 / ₹1,25,000
Deduction towards interest payments made on loan for higher education of self or relative
Total amount paid towards interest on loan taken
Deduction towards interest payments made on loan taken for acquisition of residential house property
₹50,000 / ₹1,50,000
Deduction towards interest payments made on loan for purchase of Electric Vehicle
Deduction towards Donations made to certain Funds, Charitable Institutions, etc.
Deduction towards rent paid for house & applicable only where HRA is not part of Salary
Least of the following:
Deduction towards Donations made for Scientific Research or Rural Development
Deduction towards Donations made to Political Party
Any amount other than cash
Deduction on interest received on saving bank accounts by Non-Senior Citizens
Deduction on interest received on deposits by Resident Senior Citizens
Deductions for an individual with Disability
₹75,000 / ₹1,25,000
Under new tax regime, deductions only under Section 80CCD(2) and Section 80JJA are available.
Procedure of filing of ITR-2
Documents needed for ITR-2 filing
– PAN Card copy
– Aadhaar Card copy
– Bank account details
– Email and mobile number
– Form 16
– Form 26AS & AIS
– Housing loan interest certificate
– House Rent details
– Interest certificate
– Bank statement
– Receipts for deductions
– DEMAT account statement
– Foreign assets/income details
– Details of assets sold and purchased
– Details of income from any other sources
Due dates for filing returns of income/loss
Individual/HUF whose accounts are not to be audited
31st July of the assessment year
Individual/HUF whose accounts are to be audited
31st October of the assessment year
*The due dates Are subject to change
No. Rebate under section 87A is available only to an individual(resident Indian). Moreover, any person other than an individual cannot claim rebate under section 87A.
Up to AY 2019-20, you can claim only one property as self-occupied property and other property will be deemed to be let-out. In addition, from AY 2020-21 onwards only, both the houses can be treated as self-occupied properties for residential purpose subject to fulfilment of specified conditions.
If a person who is required to furnish a return of income under section 139 and fails to do so within time prescribed in sub-section (1) , you will have to pay interest on tax due.
Furthermore, as per section 234F, late filing fees of Rs.5,000 shall be payable if return furnished after due date specified under section 139(1). However, amount of late filing fees to be paid shall be Rs.1,000, if the total income of the person does not exceed Rs.5 lakhs.
Non-payment of tax attracts interests, penalty and prosecution. Moreover, the prosecution can lead to rigorous imprisonment from 3 months to 2 years (when the tax sought to be evaded exceeds Rs. 25,00,000 the punishment could be 6 months to 7 years).