Why all Defence pensioners should file Income Tax Return ?

Firstly we should know what are the benefit of ITR filing. However, all Defence Pensioners (based on their pension amount) and employees should file ITR as clarifications below.

ITR filing for all pensioners and salaried persons may be benificial due to the reasons as mentioned below:

(a) If TDS deducted on account of your investment or at any other point, you may get refund with very easy e-filing process. E filing of ITR is very easy process and every Pensioners and salaried persons with basic knowledge of computer and english language may do at their own. However we also provide e-filing assistance.
(b) To get a loan you need to show Income Tax of atleast last 2 years.
(c) To get a credit card, ITR filing is helpful
(d) to get visa of any country, your ITR filing plays vital role.
(e) Filing ITR helpp you to establish your genuineness with declaration of your income at authorised platform

Now, you should know who should file ITR ? You salary or payment may not be taxable but you should file ITR every year if your pension or salary exceeds 2.5 lakh per year. In this regard you may refer Section of Income Tax Act

As per the old tax regime higher tax exemption for senior citizens and super senior citizens of Rs. 3 lakh and Rs. 5 lakh respectively applicable as per income tax slab rates in AY 2023-24. Whereas such limit is not available under the new tax regime, which offer the same Rs. 2.5 lakh exemption limit irrespective of the taxpayer’s age.

So, if your income is even less than 5 Lakh, you should file ITR as per Income Tax Act. moreover, if your overall income is less than Rs 2.5L per annum , you simply file a nil ITR and pay no tax and if you during the previous year—(i) has deposited an amount or aggregate of the amounts exceeding one crore rupees in one or more current accounts maintained with a banking company or a co-operative bank; or (ii) has incurred expenditure of an amount or aggregate of the amounts exceeding two lakh rupees for himself or any other person for travel to a foreign country; or (iii) has incurred expenditure of an amount or aggregate of the amounts exceeding one lakh rupees towards consumption of electricity; or than will required to file ITR.

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Income tax Slab for the Fy 2022-23

Net Taxable IncomeNew Tax Regime Income Tax Slab Rates FY 2022-23Old Tax Regime Income Tax Slab Rates FY 2022-23
Up to Rs 2.5 lakhExemptExempt
Rs 2,50,001 to Rs 5 lakh5%5%
Rs 5,00,001 to Rs 7.5 lakh10%20%
Rs 7,50,001 to Rs 10 lakh15%
Rs 10,00,001 to Rs 12.5 lakh20%30%
Rs 12,50,001 to Rs 15 lakh25%
Over Rs. 15 lakh30%

Income Tax Slab for Senior Citizens

Net Taxable IncomeIncome Tax Slab Rates FY 2022-23 (Old Tax Regime)Income Tax Slab Rates FY 2022-23 (New Tax Regime)
Up to Rs 2.5 lakhNilNil
Rs 2,50,001 to Rs 3 lakh5%
Rs 3,00,001 to Rs 5 lakh5%5%
Rs 5,00,001 to Rs 7.5 lakh20%10%
Rs 7,50,001 to Rs 10 lakh15%
Rs 10,00,001 to Rs 12.5 lakh30%20%
Rs 12,50,001 to Rs 15 lakh25%
Over Rs. 15 lakh30%

You will get answer of your question here – my income is below 2.5 lakhs should i file itr ? if my income is below taxable limit do i need to file itr ? my income is 3 lakhs should i file itr ? my income is below 5 lakhs should i file itr ? income less than 2.5 lakhs it returns penalty ? income less than 2.5 lakhs it returns penalty? who is not required to file income tax return in india? is it mandatory to file income tax return below 5 lakhs? taxable income is more than basic exemption limit option ?

Disability Pension Exempted from Income Tax

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