ITR-5 Return

ITR 5 Form Filing

The taxpayers are supposed to file the Income Tax returns based on the income that is earned by them in the financial year and the kind of entity that it falls under. ITR 5 Form filing is to be done by the Association of Persons, Limited Liability Partnerships, Body of Individuals, Estates of the deceased, Artificial judicial person, business trust, estates of the insolvent, business trust, and investment fund.
This article is a comprehensive guide you can refer to while filing the Income Tax returns in Form 5.


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    ITR 5 can be filed by the following people :

    • A firm
    • A Limited Liability Partnership
    • Association of Persons
    • Body of Individuals
    • Artificial Judicial Persons that are referred to in Section 2 (31) (vii)
    • The local authority that is referred to in Section 160(1) (ii) or 160 (1) (iv)
    • Cooperative Society
    • Societies that are registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860 or under any state law trust ( except the trusts that are eligible for ITR 7 Form Filing)
    • Estate of the deceased person
    • Business trust referred to in Section 139 (4E)
    • Investment fund referred to in Section 139 (4F)


    An individual who has to file income tax returns under the Section 139 (4A) or 139 (4D) cannot file ITR 5 Form.

    • If the schedule is not applicable, Not Applicable has to be mentioned.
    • If the item is inappropriate write “NA” against the item.
    • The “Nil” stands for nil figures which identify the figures of zero value.
    • For a negative figure denote it with “-” before the figure other than which is provided in the Form.
    • All the figures are denoted in the round-off manner to the nearest one rupee.
    • Similarly, the figures for the total income and the payable tax should be rounded off to the nearest multiple of ten rupees.

    How to File ITR 5 Form?

    The ITR 5 Form can be filed with the Income Tax Department either online or offline.

    Offline Filing: The Form can be filed offline by furnishing the return in a paper form or by furnishing the bar-coded return. When the return is filed on paper an acknowledgment slip is paired along with the return form that is to be filed properly.

    Online Filing: ITR 5 Form can be filed online by furnishing the return electronically using the Digital Signature Certificate.


    By transmitting the data in the returns electronically followed by the submission of the return verification in the ITR V Form.

    While online filing the assessee is needed to print the copies of the ITR V Form. One copy of the ITR V must be duly signed by the assessee needs to be sent to

    Post Bag No. 1,
    Electronic City Office,
    (Karnataka). via ordinary post.

    The other copy should be kept by the assessee with himself as a record.

    A firm should mandatorily furnish the return electronically under the digital signature of whose accounts are liable to audit under Section 4AB.

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    2899 /

    Income tax return filing for a taxpayer with taxable income of less than Rs.10 lakhs.

    5899 /

    Income tax return filing for a taxpayer with taxable income of less than Rs.25 lakhs.

    9899 /

    Income tax return filing for a taxpayer with taxable income of more than Rs.25 lakhs.

    It is mandatory for the assessee to furnish the audit report under Sections 10 (23C) (v), 10 (23C) (vi), 10 (23C) (via), 10A, 10AA, 12 A (1) (b), 44AB, 44DA, 50B, 80 IA, 80 IB, 80 IC, 80 ID, 80 JJ AA, 80 LA, 92 E, 115 JB, or 115VW, electronically or before the date of filing the income tax returns.

    The due date for filing ITR 5 Form for the AY 2021 – 2022.

    The due date for Filing ITR 5 Form for the AY 2021 – 2022 for Non- Audit Case is 31st July 2021 and 31st October 2021 for Audit cases.

    Part/Schedule Explanation
    Part A-GEN General information
    Part A-BS Balance sheet as on the last day of the previous year
    Part A – Manufacturing Account Manufacturing Account for the previous financial year
    Part A – Trading Account Trading Account for the previous financial year
    Part A – P&L Profit and Loss for the previous financial year
    Part A – OI Other Information (this is optional in case the assessee is not liable for audit under Section 44AB)
    Part A – QD Quantitative Details (this is optional in case the assessee is not liable for audit under Section 44AB)
    Schedule- HP Income computation under the head House Property
    Schedule – BP Income computation under the head – Business or Profession
    Schedule DPM Computing depreciation on Plant & Machinery under the Income Tax Act
    Schedule DOA Computation of Depreciation on other assets as per the Income Tax Act
    Schedule DEP Summary of depreciation on all assets as per the Income Tax Act
    Schedule DCG A computing of deemed capital gains on the sale of depreciable assets
    Schedule ESR Making deduction under Section 35
    Schedule- CG Computing income under the head Capital Gains
    Schedule- OS Computing income under the heading Income from other sources
    Schedule CYLA Income statement after setting-off losses for the current year
    Schedule BFLA Income statement after setting off the unabsorbed losses of the previous year(s)
    Schedule CFL Statement of losses which is to be carried forward to the future years
    Schedule UD Statement regarding unabsorbed depreciation
    Schedule ICDS
    Schedule 10AA Computing the deduction under Section 10AA
    Schedule 80G Statement about donations which are entitled to deduction under Section 80G
    Schedule RA Statement of donations made to research associations etc. which are entitled to deduction under Sections 35(1)(ii), 35(1)(iia), 35(1)(iii) or 35(2AA)
    Schedule 80IA Computing deduction to be made under Section 80IA
    Schedule 80IB Computing deduction under Section 80IB
    Schedule 80IC/80IE Computing deduction under Section 80IC/80IE
    Schedule 80P Deductions under Section 80P
    Schedule VIA Deductions statement under Chapter VIA
    Schedule AMT Computing Alternate Minimum Tax under Section 115JC of the Income Tax Act
    Schedule AMTC Calculation of tax credit under Section 115JD
    Schedule SPI Statement of income that arises to minor child/spouse/son’s wife or any other person or AOP that is to be included in the income of the assessee in Schedules HP, CG, OS
    Schedule SI Statement of income which is subject to chargeability at special tax rates
    Schedule IF Details of partnership firms in which assessee is a partner
    Schedule EI Exempt Income Details
    Schedule PTI Details of pass-through income from an investment fund or business trust under Section 115UA, 115UB
    Schedule FSI Details of income that accrues or arises out of India
    Schedule TR Details of any taxes that have been paid outside India
    Schedule FA Details of any Foreign assets or income from a source outside India
    Schedule GST Details of turnover/gross receipts reported for GST
    Part B-TI Summary of total income and tax computation based on the income that is chargeable to tax
    Part B – TTI Computing the tax liability on total income
    Tax Payments Advance Tax, Tax Deducted at Source and Self-assessment tax

    ITR 5 Form is an annexure-less form and it should be attached with the return form while filing ITR 5. All the documents that are enclosed with this Form will be detached and returned to the person that is filing the returns. The taxpayers are advised to match the taxes that are deducted/ collected /paid by or on behalf of them with their Tax Credit Statement Form 26AS.

    Fill up the required information in the verification document.

    It is necessary to strike out whatever is not applicable. Please ensure that the verification has been signed before furnishing the return.

    Choose the designation or the capacity of the person who is signing the return.

    Any person making a false statement in the return or the accompanying schedules will be liable to be prosecuted under Section 277 of the Income Tax Act,1961, and on Conviction, it is punishable under that section with rigorous imprisonment and with fine.

    • Details of recognition as a start-up by DPIIT
    • Declaration Details filed in Form-2
    • Information about the partnership firms where an individual is a partner
    • Bifurcation of donations into cash and non-cash mode of payment.
    • Information on turnover and the gross receipts reported for GST.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The reported figures of the balance sheet should match with the audited balance sheet in case the account was required to be audited. Any other activity that is not being accounted for in the book of accounts need not be included in the balance sheet.

    ITR 5 Form is for firms LLPs, AOPs, BOIs, AJPs, estates of deceased, the estate of insolvent, business trust, and the investment fund.

    For the online filing of ITR 5, the assessee needs to print two copies of the ITR V form. One copy of the ITR V should be duly signed by the assessee and has to be sent to Post Bag No.1, Electronic City Office, Bengaluru – 560100 via ordinary post. Another copy should be kept with the assessee himself as a record.

    No documents are to attached with the ITR 5 which also includes the TDS certificate. The documents enclosed with this return form will be detached and returned to the person filing the return.

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