Thinking how to maximize tax benefits! It's quite natural among salaried employees seeking ways to reduce taxes. Income Tax (IT) department allowed various tax exemptions and benefits for salaried employees classified under expenditure, savings, social activities, and individual economic growth. To claim all these tax benefits, employee should submit relevant details to her / his employer in a standard format - Form No. 12BB published by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
SBI Online Income Tax Return Filing Service - SBI e-File provides a convenient method for filing online IT return service at no cost to its customers. This FREE service brought in association with an e-Return intermediary (ERI) approved by the IT Department. If you pay a nominal charge Rs. 150/-, all salaried customers can avail Bank Assisted e-filing services. When you file your returns early ie., prior 31st July, you can avoid paying interest on self-assessment tax and faster refund if any.
Form 16 certificate also known as TDS certificate is a financial statement issued by an office of a salaried employee that contains earnings, deductions and “Income Tax" or "I-T” paid to the Government. This Form-16 certificate (TDS Certificate) must be issued to every employee who comes under “Tax Deducted at Source - TDS”, by his / her employer in the end of each financial year.