ITR 3 Form – How to Fill and e-File ITR-3 Form?

You will get here complete detail about ITR 3 like how to fill ITR-3 form, how to e-file ITR-3, download link of ITR-3 excel utility, ITR-3 java utility and instructions to file ITR-3 form.

This guide is up to date along with changes made on 14th July 2017 by Income Tax Department.

Changes in ITR-3 for A.Y. 2017-18

  • The major change or ITR-3 is that it is renamed from ITR-4. The old ITR-4 form has renamed as ITR-3. In other word who were using ITR-4 for the A.Y. 2016-17, now they will use ITR-3 w.e.f. A.Y. 2017-18.
  • The old ITR 3 form has been discontinued w.e.f. 2017-18.
  • Now, it is mandatory to mention Aadhar number in ITR-3. If you have not applied Aadhar card till yet then apply now and entering Enrollment ID of application of Aadhar card is eligible.
  • A new column has inserted to enter cash deposited above Rs. 2 Lakhs during the period of demonetization.
  • A new column has inserted in the schedule ‘OS’ to enter the information of unexplained income and dividend income.
  • A new column has also added to enter registration number of firm of chartered accounted whose accounts has been audited.
  • A new column for declaration of value of assets and liabilities by individuals/HUF earning above Rs.50 lakhs has also added.

Who Can File ITR-3 Form A.Y. 2017-18

The assessee who have income from business and profession should file ITR-3 form to file their income tax return.

The following image will help you to better understand that which ITR form to file.

which itr form to file

How to e-File ITR-3?

Entering Information in ITR-3 Form Excel Utility 

Step 1Download ITR-3 Excel Utility
Step 2Fill Income detail worksheet
Step 3Fill TDS detail worksheet
Step 4Fill all TCS detail worksheet
Step 5Fill taxes paid and verification worksheet
Step 6Fill 80G donation detail worksheet
Step 7After filling all detail click on validate
Step 8After validation click on Generate XML
Step 9After XML generation, you are ready to file ITR-3

E-filing Procedure ITR-3 form

Step 1Visit here -> http://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/eFiling/
Step 2If you already registered then login
Step 3If you are not registered then click on register yourself
Step 4After login click on e-file
Step 5Then select assessment year and select ITR-3 here
Step 6Browse your xml file as generated above
Step 7Select digitally sign as Yes (if you have digital signature), if Not then select No
Step 8Click on Submit button
Step 9System will generate ITR-V, Print it
Step 10Send ITR-V to the address given in ITR-V
Step 11E-verify your return – Check here how to e-verify Income Tax Return

Download ITR 3 (A.Y. 2017-18)

UtilitiesDownload Link
ITR-3 (Excel Utility)Download Here
ITR-3 (Java Utility)Download Here
ITR-3 (PDF Format)Download Here

Useful Guides to File ITR-3 Form

Income Tax Slabs
Obligation to File Return
Computation of Total Income
Capital Gains Tax Rates
Cost of Inflation Index
How to Verify Income Tax Return
How to Send ITR-V to CVC
Which ITR Form Applicable to Me
How to File Income Tax Return Step by Step

Download ITR 3 (A.Y. 2016-17)

Download ITR 3 (A.Y.2015-16)

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3 thoughts on “ITR 3 Form – How to Fill and e-File ITR-3 Form?

  1. sir itr 3 me coloum 27 about Do you want to claim the benefit u/s 115H (Applicable to Resident)?

    me yes or no kuch bhi nahi ho raha hai kaise kare

  2. Sir,

    How do you input Aadhaar number in ITR3 & ITR4?

    We are unable to put Aadhaar no. & hence the ITR is not uploading on e-filing portal

    Thanks & Regards

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