Income Tax Return: Even after the death of any person, ITR can be filed by calculating the income during his lifetime. In general, many people do not know about this. According to the Income Tax Department, income tax returns can be legally filed by a person’s successor if he/she still has some income after his/her death. No need to visit any government office to file this income tax return. This process can also be done online from home.

Pay the income tax of the deceased

To file income tax returns of the deceased, you first need to be his successor. The successor will also have to register the same first. Only after that the tax returns can be filed. Successor has to deposit tax. Only then can claim refund. In case of filing of returns, the action of the Income Tax Department will be the same as when the concerned person was alive.

Do online registration

To file the return, you first need to visit the website After this you have to login with the help of password and pan card. Go to my account there. After opening the account, you have to register as a successor. After this, click on New Request. After going through this process you have to fill other information including PAN card, name of the deceased and bank details. After the information is approved you can file the ITR of the concerned deceased person.

This document is important

After registering yourself on the website, you have to download the ITR form. After filling all the details given in the form its XML file has to be created. The form has to be uploaded in this format. In the PAN card option, the legal heir has to give his information. Assessment year option has to be selected. After uploading the form, the form has to be digitally signed and submitted. Income must be calculated before filing the return.

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