Anybody who is less than 60 years of age and has an annual income more than Rs2. 5 lakh has to file income tax returns, according to the Income Tax Act. For senior citizens, the cut-off is Rs3 lakh, and for those who are more than 80 years old, the cut off is Rs5 lakh.
Different types of ITR forms
In total, there are almost 9 types of ITR forms available for a tax payer to file his taxes. However, only the following forms are to be taken into consideration by individuals when filing returns as per the Central Board of Direct Taxes in India:
The following income tax return forms are applicable only for companies and firms: