6 Key Changes in New Income Tax Returns forms for FY 2022-23 / AY 2023-24:
1) Separate schedule for Crypto/VDA income
If you made any income from crypto and other virtual digital assets in FY 2022-23 then you will have to report such income in a separate schedule
Tax provisions for taxation of VDAs was introduced from FY 2022-23
2) Intraday Trading Disclosure
There is now an option to disclose turnover and income from intra-day trading in the trading accounts.
3) Old vs New tax regime
A new questionnaire in ITR 3 and ITR 4 has been added to determine if the taxpayer has opted out of the New Tax Regime in previous years.
4) Foreign Institutional Investor Disclosure
Foreign institutional investors (FII/FPI) must provide their SEBI registration number as an additional disclosure measure.
5) Balance Sheet Reporting
Advances received from individuals specified in Sec 40A(2)(b) of the Income Tax Act and others must be reported under the ‘Advances’ heading in Source of Funds
6) No common return form
The tax department has not yet made the expected announcement of a common ITR form proposed in the Union Budget 2023-24.
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