Income Tax Return is the form in which assessee(Taxpayer) files information about his/her Income and tax thereon to Income Tax Department.
As per the income tax laws, you are required to file your Income Tax Return if the aggregate of all your income (Gross Total Income), exceeds the basic exemption limit (Now Rs. 2,50,000 /-) before various deductions available for various investments and expenses.
There are five Heads of Income as per Income Tax Act, 1961. Aggregate of the Income from these Heads is Gross Total Income. The Heads are: (a) Income from Salary (b) Income from House Property (c) Income from Business/Profession (d) Income from Capital Gains and (e) Income from Other Sources.
Taxable Income means, After deducting all the deductions available Under Chapter VI-A (which comprises mainly Section 80C, 80CCC, 80CCD, 80D, 80EE, 80TTA, 80TTB etc.) from Gross Total Income.
PAN (Permanent Account Number) is a ten character alphanumeric Identification Number provided by Indian Income Tax Department to the all taxpayers of India. Lets see the PAN Stracture, First three letter are random Alphabet, Fourth character indicate the type of holder (A — Association of persons (AOP), B — Body of individuals (BOI), C — Company, F — Firm, G — Government, H — HUF (Hindu undivided family), L — Local authority, J — Artificial juridical person, P — Individual or Person, T — Trust (AOP), the fifth character is the initial of Surname in case of individual or initial of name in case of others. then four random number and the last one is a random alphabet. (Example: Name of the individual is Mr. Ajay Banerjee then his PAN Stracture will be AAAPB1234A, if the Name of company is Caps Professional Services then the stracture will be AAACC1234A)