Notification 01/2020 CBDT notifies ITR-1 and ITR-4 for Assessment year 2020-21

(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 3rd January, 2020

G.S.R. 9(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 139 read with section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules,
1962, namely:—

  1. Short title and commencement.—(1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (1st Amendment) Rules, 2020. (2) They shall come into force with effect from the 1st day of April, 2020
  2. In the Income-tax rules, 1962 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), in rule 12,−
    (a) in sub-rule (1),-

I) in the opening portion, for the figures “2019”, the figures “2020” shall be substituted;
(II) in clause (a), in the proviso,-
(i) in item (V), the word “or” occurring at the end shall be omitted;
(ii) after item (VI), the following items shall be inserted, namely:-
“(VII) owns a house property in joint-ownership with two or more persons; or
(VIII) is required to furnish a return of income under seventh proviso to sub-section (1) of section
(III) in clause (ca), –
(ii) in the proviso, after item (V), the following item shall be inserted, namely:-
“(VI) owns a house property in joint-ownership with two or more persons.”;

(b) in sub-rule (5), for the figures “2018”, the figures “2019” shall be substituted.

  1. In the principal rules, in Appendix II, for Form “Sahaj (ITR-1)” and “Sugam (ITR-4)”, the following Forms shall,
    respectively, be substituted, namely:-

Notification No. 01/2020/F. No. 370142/32/2019-TPL]
ANKUR GOYAL, Under Secy.

Note : The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) vide notification number S.O.969(E), dated the 26th March, 1962 and last amended by the Income-tax (16th Amendment) Rules, 2019, vide notification number GSR. 960(E), dated 30th December, 2019.

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