How to file ITR-2 with salary income, capital gains and other incomes for FY 2020-21
October, 12th 2021
The income tax return (ITR) forms a taxpayer has to use depends on the residential status of an individual and total income earned from various sources during the financial year (FY) 2020-21.
Who can use Form ITR-2? Individuals and Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs) not having business or professional income can use Form ITR-2. Thus, persons with any of the following types of income/ fulfilling any of the below criteria are eligible to file Form ITR 2:
ii) House property Income (can be more than one house property). iii) Capital Gains. iv) Income from Other Sources (including winning from lottery, bets on Race Horses and other legal means of gambling); v) Foreign Assets/Foreign Income. vi) Agricultural Income more than Rs 5,000; and vii) Individuals qualifying as Not Ordinarily Resident and Non-Resident during the relevant FY.
ITR filing mode A taxpayer may choose to fill the Form ITR-2 in either online or offline mode. In the offline mode, one needs to use the JSON utility (available on the tax department's e-filing portal) to fill the details before uploading the same on the income tax website to complete the filing process.
In the online mode, Form ITR-2 comes with certain pre-filled information such as personal details of the taxpayer along with details of salary income, dividend inco ..
In the offline mode, prefilled xml can be downloaded from the income-tax website and imported by using JSON utility to make further edits in the form. However, due to glitches in the government's income tax website it would be prudent for the tax filer to cross-check the pre-filled information in both the online or offline mode as well.
Documents/papers needed to file ITR It would help taxpayer to have all the documents pertaining to his/her incomes/specified inves ..
Key steps to fill ITR-2 (online mode) for taxpayer having income from salary, capital gains and other sources Go to www.incometax.gov.in and login with your credentials. 1. Go to E-File > Income Tax Returns -> 'File Income Tax Return' to be selected from the menu.