ITR 1 Filing

24efiling makes filing ITR 1 easy and convenient .


ITR 1, also known as Sahaj, is a simplified income tax return form designed for individual taxpayers with income up to ₹50 lakh from specific sources. It's a one-page form, making it easier to understand and fill compared to other ITR forms. 

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Eligible filers for ITR-1:

  • Salaried individuals: If your income comes primarily from salary or pension.
  • Income from house property: You can have income from a single house property. 
  • Other sources of income: You can have income from other sources, but it excludes things like lottery, gambling, or horse racing.
  • Total income up to Rs. 50 lakh: Your total income for the financial year: should not exceed Rs. 50 lakh.
  • Resident with specific income: You should be a resident taxpayer according to income tax rules in India.
  • Spouse's income (certain conditions): You can include your spouse's income if it meets the specified limits and comes from approved sources.

Benefits of Filing ITR 1: 

  • Simple and user-friendly: Ideal for individuals with basic income sources.
  • Faster processing: Streamlined form leads to quicker processing by the Income Tax Department.
  • Claim tax benefits: Helps you claim deductions and exemptions to reduce your tax liability.
  • Loan and visa applications: Many institutions require an ITR for loan approvals and visa applications.


Process of Filing ITR 1: 

  • Gather documents: Collect your PAN card, Form 16 (if salaried), bank statements, investment proofs, and other relevant documents. 
  • Choose the filing method: You can file ITR 1 online or offline. 24efiling offers a user-friendly online platform to guide you through the process. 
  • Enter your details: Fill in your personal information, income details, deductions claimed, tax paid, and other relevant information.
  • Verify and submit: Carefully review your entries, verify them, and submit the ITR form.  

Documents required for ITR 1: 

  • PAN card
  • Form 16 (if salaried)
  • Bank statements. 
  • Investment proofs (if applicable) 
  • Interest certificates (if applicable)
  • House property documents (if applicable)
  • Proof of deductions claimed (e.g., medical bills, donation receipts)

People who cannot file ITR-1: 

  • Non-resident individuals (NRIs): NRIs cannot use ITR-1.
  • Multiple house properties: If you have income from more than one house property, ITR-1 is not applicable.
  • Business or professional income: Income from business or profession disqualifies you from using ITR-1. 
  • Specific types of income: You cannot have income from activities like lottery, gambling, or horse racing.
  • Losses to carry forward: If you have losses from house property or other sources that you want to carry forward, you cannot use ITR-1.
  • High-value transactions: If you made high-value cash deposits, foreign travel expenses, or electricity expenditures exceeding certain limits, you might not be eligible for ITR-1.

Drawbacks of ITR 1:

  • Limited scope: It's not suitable for individuals with income exceeding ₹50 lakh or income from complex sources like business or capital gains.
  • Certain deductions not allowed: You cannot claim deductions for business expenses, agricultural income, or professional fees under ITR 1.

Why choose 24efiling for ITR 1 Filing?

  • Expert assistance: Get assistance from our tax professionals if you need help.

  • Data security: We ensure the highest security for your sensitive financial information. 

  • Fast and efficient: File your ITR 1 quickly and easily with our streamlined process. 

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    July 31st of the assessment year (unless extended)

    Late filing fees and interest on tax liability may apply.

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