How to file Income tax online for 2011-12 : ITR efiling Process

Most of the people today look for easy mode of payment even if they are filing their income tax. Before you start filing your income tax return on the Internet, you need to be aware about certain portals which offer such services.

Choosing a right portal

There are some of the market leaders which are dependable such as,,, and Some of these portals might ask you to pay fees which vary anything from Rs. 149 to Rs. 400.

Income Tax Efiling

Getting started

Once you have done all these formalities and created an account with any of the portals, you can log in your account and get started with it. You need to create an account and mention all specifications such as name and address, PAN details, birth date, details of his salary from salary certificate (Form No. 16), details of rent income (from pass book / TDS certificate), details of interest income (TDS certificates / bank passbook) and details of capital gain (from demat account / mutual fund statement / broker note, etc).

Filing the IT return

Once the portal where you have specified the details compute and analyze your taxable income according to the provisions specified by the IT, it will select the applicable return of income (ITR) which you need to file and this will be done automatically by the portal. Once you confirm the ITR, the portal will automatically upload the return to the website of IT and within a few seconds you will receive an acknowledgement.

When will you be charged?

The portals charge you with the fees only when you have found out your taxable amount and are getting started to file your ITR online. Once you have made payment, some of the portals also ask you for the digital signatures for filing the return. The fees remain same whether you wish to opt for digital signature or not.

Filing your income tax online can be very easy and competent and is absolutely safe if you do it through recognized portals. It can be simple and you don’t need to stand in long queues to get the work done.