Who is Required to File Income Tax Return Online? Updated (A.Y.2019-20)

Every taxpayer has to file income tax return online except a Super Senior Citizen (Show age is 80 years or above during the previuos yearf 2018-19) who furnishes the return either in ITR-1 or ITR-4.

Before A.Y. 2019-20 there was an option to file phsyical income tax return whose income was below Rs. 5 lakhs and was not claiming refund. But w.e.f. A.Y. 2019-20 every taxpayer has to file income tax return online (except super senior citizen).

There are three ways to file income tax return online.

Must Read: Check how to file income tax return online? 

Way of Filing Income Tax Return Chart (DSC/Without DSC/EVC/Paper Filing) A.Y.2019-20

Particularse-Filing with DSCe-Filing without DSCe-Filing with EVCPaper Filing*
Individiuals whose age is 80 years or above
Individual or HUF who is subject to tax audit under Section 44AB
Any other Individual or HUF
Company
Political Parties
Any person filing return in ITR-7 (other than a political party)
Any person filing return in ITR-5 (if tax audit is mandatory)
Any person filing return in ITR-5 (if tax audit is not mandatory)
*Return can be filed in paper format by a super senior citizen only if he furnishes the return either in ITR-1 or in ITR-4.

6 thoughts on “Who is Required to File Income Tax Return Online? Updated (A.Y.2019-20)”

  1. Sir,
    I have earned some pension amount from lici annuity plan for the FY 2018-19. I understand that the amount is fully taxable. Under which head of INCOME I can show the amount in itr1 for AY 2019-20?

  2. I am a very Senior Citizen having My own Pension and Family pension of My wife. And Interest from Non convertible Bonds. Total less than Rs 5,00,000. Can I get standard deduction on Family pension and if so How much.

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