Form ITR 4 is filed by the taxpayers who have opted for the Presumptive Taxation Scheme under Section 44D, 44DA, 44AE of the Income Tax Act,1961. But this is subject to the business turnover limit i.e in case if the turnover is exceeding Rs.2 crore then the taxpayer is required to file ITR 3 Form.
Presumptive Taxation Scheme is a scheme that exempts small taxpayers from maintaining the books of accounts.
Individuals whose income comes from the following sources have to file ITR 4 Form:
The following individuals need to file ITR-4:
The structure of Form ITR-4 is as follows
|Applicable Income Tax Section||Section 44AD||Section44ADA||Section44AE|
|Eligible business||The taxpayer may be in any wholesaling, retailing, trading, civil construction, or any other business||
||Entities of business involved in hiring, plying, or leasing of goods carriages|
|Maximum turnover limit||Up to Rs 2 crore in a year||Annual receipts of not more than Rs.50 lakh.||Owning not more than 10 goods vehicles during the year.|
|Computation||8% of total receipts and electronic receipts shall be charged at 6% of gross turnover during the year.||50% of gross receipts. A higher income of more than 50% can be declared||₹ 7,500 per vehicle per month or part thereof based on the duration for which the vehicle was owned by the person during the year|
|Deductions allowed||No further deductions and exemptions are allowed||No further deductions and exemptions are allowed||No further deductions and exemptions are allowed (A partnership can claim deduction and interest to the partners from the computed income at RS. 7500 vehicle per month)|
ITR-4 can be submitted both online and offline as well.
The following individuals can file offline form:
ITR 4 can be filed offline :
If the ITR-4 Form is under digital signature then an acknowledgment will be sent to the registered email id.
The Changes that are incorporated in the ITR 3 Form are:
There are no major changes made in the ITR 4 Form in comparison to the changes that were made last year.
ITR 4 Form for the AY 2021-2022 has been updated with a declaration to choose between the old and the new tax regimes. This declaration is under Part A general information as " Are you opting for new tax regime under section 115 BAC where the tax taxpayer has to choose between 'Yes or No'. If in case it is Yes, the furnishing date of the Form 101E along with the acknowledgment number has to be filed.
Part B - Under the Income from other sources a drop down like the interest from the saving account, deposit, etc is to be provided in the efiling utility along with specifying the nature of the income. In the case of the dividend income, the quarterly breakup has to be provided for allowing the applicable relief from the charge of the interest for default in the payment of advance tax under section 234C.
Schedule DI that was inserted for AY 2020 - 2021 has been removed.
Last updated: Dec 15, 2021