Download ITR-1 Form A.Y.2015-16: Income Tax Return For Salary Income

As you all know that you have to file income tax return of salary for the A.Y.2015-16 for the period of 1-4-2014 to 31-3-2015. The last date to file salary income tax return is 31st July, 2015 (extended up to 31st Aug, 2015) as per the date mentioned in the Income Tax Obligation Calendar for A.Y.2015-16. So you have to ready your documents to file your Salary Income Tax return as per the instructions given in Form ITR-1. Income Tax Department has issued new form to file income tax return for A.Y. 2015-16 including ITR-1 along with excel utility software to create XML format. The XML format is only format which can be uploaded to the server of income tax department. No other means or way to upload or file income tax return. So you can download the excel utility software to file ITR-1 online or PDF, Excel format to file offline income tax return. We have also given the important information for the assesee to help them to file ITR-1 easily.

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Download ITR 1 Form for A.Y. 2015-16

Notified on 22-6-2015 via notification no.49/2015)



What is ITR-1

The form is also known as Sahaj Form. So you don’t need to confuse over it. The form is for the assesee who have salary income during the Financial year 2015-16. There are other of ITR forms like ITR-2, 3,4,5,6,7. But these forms are used for other incomes. We will update the links for downloading other forms also in coming days.

Which Incomes includes in ITR-1 Form (Sahaj Form)?

The persons who have the following income or receipts should use ITR-1 form.

Why I download ITR-1 Form?

The assesee should download the ITR-1 form to file income tax return online for offline. We will talk only about efiling of ITR-1 Form.  There are two ways to efile ITR-1 Form.

1) Prepare Return Offline: Download ITR-1 and fill all the complete detail then click on to prepare XML. It will make your file in XML format which should be need to uploaded on the server of income tax department.

2) Prepare ITR-1  XML file through any software.

Downloded ITR-1 now what?

Now, you have to prepare your income tax return according to the instruction given itself in ITR-1. First of all you have to prepare the documents only to get the information needs to fill up in ITR-1.

Keep the following documents ready to fill ITR-1

  • Bank Statement
  • TDS Certificates
  • Deductions
  • Salary Statements (if any)
  • Last Year Income Tax Return (ITR-1)
  • Computation of Salary Income

Statement of Taxable Salary

Basic Salary

  • Add: Taxable Allowances
  • Add: Taxable Perquisites

Gross Salary

  • Less: Entertainment Allowance
  • Less: Professional Tax

Net Taxable Salary

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  1. Dear Sir
    please cancelled the above itr 1 in this itr country code is wrong please update and attache again. country is 11-india in ur itr and but right is 91-india.

    thanking you

  2. I have downloaded ITR1 but there is no acknowledgement form attached to the file. Should we upload the same without the acknowledgement form..??

    Kindly advise.

    Uday Pradhan

  3. महोदय !
    मैंने अपना इनकम टेक्स रिटर्न फ़ाइल किया था , परन्तु कुछ गलती रह गयी जिस कारण पुनः भरना होगा कैसे क्या करें मार्गदर्शन करें|
    डा. सुन्दर नारायण झा

  4. महोदय ! मैंने अपना इनकम टेक्स रिटर्न फ़ाइल किया था , परन्तु कुछ गलती रह गयी जिस कारण पुनः भरना होगा कैसे क्या करें मार्गदर्शन करें|

  5. How can I view / pirnt my ITR-1 which as already submitted online. Is there any option for the same. Kindly help me.

  6. my PAN has been deleted under de-duplication process. For restoration I contacted ITO, Ghazipur but could not responsed. How can I file the return within March 2015. Please help

  7. Sir/Madam,
    Please confirm us, that when we will get the ITR 4 for Assessment Year 2015-16. I have seen all the related sites of the Income Tax Returns.
    Thank You.

  8. Dear Sir,
    ITR1 for AY 2015-2016 is not calculating total tax payable. Can you please advise me where I am doing mistake?

  9. Sir,
    If I have more than 2 savings or current bank accounts, how I disclose those in the new ITR-1 form ? In the form, there are only two spaces.