The due date for filing income tax returns is fast approaching for various kinds of assessess. The following are the various types of Income Tax Return Forms which needs to be used by assessees for filing their return of income for the Assessment Year 2008-09 (Financial year ending 31 March 2008).
ITR 1 - For Individuals having Income from Salary/ Pension/ family pension & Interest
ITR 2 - For Individuals and HUFs not having Income from Business or Profession
ITR 3 - For Individuals/HUFs being partners in firms and not carrying out business or profession under any proprietorship
ITR 4 - For individuals & HUFs having income from a proprietary business or profession
ITR 5 - For firms, AOPs and BOIs
The due dates for filing return of income is as givine below:
I Where the assessee is a Company - 31st October of the Assessment year.
II Where the assessee is a person other than a company :-
a) where accounts of the assessee are to be Audited or 2.a working partner of a firm whose accounts are required to be audited under the Income Tax Act or any other law - 31st October of the Assessment Year.
b) Where the return has to be filed under the one-by-six criteria - 31st October of the Assessment Year.
c) Any other assessee - 31st July of the Assessment Year
For the salaried employees the due date for filing return of income is 31 July 2008.