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Here's a convenient way to file your income tax returns right from your smartphone

This app allows Individual taxpayers to file their income tax returns in under five minutes. Here’s everything you need to know about All India ITR app.

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It s that time of the year when salaried and self-employed individuals find themselves looking for a chartered accountant or a tax filing expert to file their income tax returns. Sure, tax-filing is a tedious and complicated process, and even though the income tax department is trying to make it easy for tax payers, you still need a tax consultant. This is where a startup, All India ITR, a government authorized e-filing website is trying to simplify things. Unlike other portals, the app based process here is something that is pretty interesting. Also Read - How two of the richest men in the world are fighting over your internet connection

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The portal recently launched its Android and iOS apps with an aim to simplify the taxation process for the common individual. The app called All India ITR can help salaried individuals with Form 16 to quickly file their tax returns on-the-go. The company says it hardly takes about two-minutes to file returns using the mobile app. What s more the portal, with its tax-filing app, also caters to businesses to ease their tax returns. Also Read - Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk to enter India's broadband market with satellite internet services

The tax-filing industry is more technology driven than ever before, and most taxpayers want an easy-to-use option that is both secure and affordable. With tax filing gaining momentum, we are very excited about the mobile app as it is going to offer a robust platform for self-directed tax preparation without paying a huge sum to experts, said Vikas Dahiya, Founder and Director of All India ITR. ALSO READ: How to play YouTube videos in background on Android and iOS

Features of All India ITR app

With this app, the income tax filing portal is of offering the Indian consumers with a step-by-step guidance, even for first time tax payers and businessman. Consumers can not only find the refund that they are due, but also look at the status without having to go to any tax professional. These professionals often tend to charge huge sum of money, even for the most basic tasks, and that s the exact problem All India ITR is trying to solve. ALSO READ: How to set up a website in 5 simple steps

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The app comes with a user-friendly interface and loaded with features where you can check your refund status, calculate your income tax that is due, calculate your HRA exemption and also generate rent receipts.

How to quickly file your income-tax returns

For individuals who earn money only from their job, without any additional sources of income, the process is very simple. You just need a Form 16 from your organization, which you need to download and save somewhere on your phone storage. ALSO READ: How to schedule WhatsApp messages on your Android smartphone

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Now, open the app, you get four options start e-filing, income tax calculator, HRA calculator and rent receipt generator. Tap on start e-filing where you get two tabs one where you upload your Form 16, and other where you submit documents. Upload your Form 16, enter the password, usually your PAN card number and tap on submit. ALSO READ: How to add two-factor authentication to your online social accounts

What are the charges?

Next, you need to make the payment, which is Rs 299 + taxes, which comes to approximately Rs 350. The tax consultants at the backend will assess your documents, and if anything else is required, they will get back to you for more details.

Depending on the complexity of your earnings, there are other plans to choose from too. You have the one priced at Rs 699 (plus taxes), which is perfect for employees with multiple Form 16, interest from other sources and have one property. There is also a Rs 1,499 plan which is ideal for those who have multiple house properties, having some capital gains from property and stock markets where profit / loss adjustment needs to be done.

Under the Rs 1,499 plan, you not only get your tax returns filed by experts, but also get CA support over email and phone. You can make the payment using Visa, Mastercard or using Paytm. ALSO READ: 5 tips to make Google Chrome run faster, save battery on your laptop

The company also caters to businesses and professionals who have their annual turnover anywhere between Rs 1 lakh to Rs 45 lakh and above. For such customers, the charges are above Rs 3,499 (plus taxes). What s more, the company also offers services such as filing TDS and GST for businesses as well as individual taxpayers. The last date for filing tax returns for individuals is July 31. If you haven t filed your income tax returns yet, you might want to check out All India ITR website or download the app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

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  • Published Date: June 20, 2017 10:12 AM IST



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