PRESS RELEASE [NO. 402/92/2006-MC (15 OF 2012)], DATED 20-7-2012

SECTION 139 OF THE INCOME – TAX ACT, 1961 – RETURN OF INCOME – GENERAL – EXEMPTION OF SALARIED EMPLOYEES FROM REQUIREMENT OF FILING OF RETURNS FOR ASSESSMENT YEAR 2012-13

PRESS RELEASE [NO. 402/92/2006-MC (15 OF 2012)]DATED 20-7-2012

CBDT vide its notification No. 9/2012 dated 17th February, 2012 has exempted salaried employees from the requirement of filing the returns for A.Y. 2012-13. The exemption is applicable only if all the following conditions are fulfilled: –

• Employee has earned only salary income and income from savings bank account and the annual interest earned from savings bank account is less than Rs. 10 thousand.

• The total Income of the employee does not exceed Rs. 5 Lakh (Total Income means Gross Total Income Less deductions under Chapter VIA).

• The Employee has reported his PAN to the employer.

• Employee has reported his income from interest on savings bank account to employer.

• Employee has received Form 16 from his employer.

• Total Tax Liability of employee has been paid off by employer by way of TDS and employer has deposited TDS with central government.

• Employee has no refund claim.

• Employee has received salary only from one employer.

• Employee has not received any Notice from Income Tax Department for filing of Income Tax return.

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