Important documents required for filing IT Returns in India
The following documents are needed to file IT return in India. You might not need all the documents asked below as it depends and varies from case to case.
For salaried individuals
Documents associated with interest income
Form 26AS is nothing but the synopsis of the taxed paid by you and the taxed deducted on your behalf. This Form is issued by the Income Tax Department. You can access this form from the website of the Income Tax Department.
Learn how to access your Form 26AS
Section 80 Investments
Section 80C investment statements
Investments made for NSC, PPF, ELSS, RGESS and ULIPs are eligible to get deductions under Sec. 80C.
You need to keep the following documents handy at the time of claiming for deductions –
The amount (maximum) that can be claimed under Sec. 80C has been altered to INR 1,50,000 in FY 2014-15from INR 1,00,000 in FY 2013-14.
Click here to see the detailed list of all the deductions available under Section 80 .
Other Documents needed
Interest paid by you against housing loan. Interest on housing loan is eligible for a tax deduction up to INR 2, 00,000. This is especially designed for a self-occupied house.
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