After successful registration, log-in to the portal. (


  • You will be able to see all previous filings by clicking the link “Click to View Returns/Forms”


  • Click on the “Download ITR” link in the left menu, download ITR1 utility zip file.


  • Using the details from the Form-16, fill each sheet of ITR-1 Excel Utility (Macros have to enabled, before you start filling in the sheet).
  1. Fill the basic details Name, PAN, Address, Job Info etc in the “PERSONAL INFO” Section
  2. FILING STATUS” contains some basic info about this filing. Fill as appropriate. If this return is revised tax return, original ack no and date are mandatory.
    1. Income from Salary
    2. Income from house property – enter negative in case of housing loan interest.
    3. Deduction Via Chapter VI A section – fill as per Form 16
    4. Total income and education cess
  4. In the TDS sheet, fill the TAN of employer, total salary, tax deducted
  5. In the TAX Paid and Verification, the refund amount will be calculated automatically. Enter the bank details, name and other verification data
  6. Validate all sheets using the “Validate” Button.
  7. Go to the first sheet, click on “Generate”. This will generate the XML file.
  • Click on the Validate button on each sheet to validate the details provided by you.
  • Once the form is completed, click on Generate XML button to generate the XML file.
  • Again, go to and login.
  • From the Left Hand Side menu, select Submit Return 


  • Follow the steps on the screen – Upload the File, Print the Acknowledgement (ITR-V). Password to open ITR-V is “abcde1234a17111985” if your PAN is “abcde1234a” and DOB is “17/11/1985”.

  • Within 120 days of uploading the XML file, mail the ITR-V (signed) and Form-16 copy to the following address (either ordinary or speed post ONLY). Income Tax Department, CPC, Post Box No – 1, Electronic City Post Office, Bangalore – 560100, Karnataka 

The last date for filing of the returns is 31st July, 2013.