Salary income is simply the paycheque you get every month from your employer, which is taxed at a slab rate. It includes basic salary, perquisites, bonus, gratuity, and allowances.


There are three ways to add salary income :

  • Using an autofill feature will directly fetch your salary income from the income tax portal.
  • By uploading the form 16.
  • By adding salary details manually.


Steps to add salary income by using the autofill feature

  • Tap on the Filing tab (the second last icon) from the bottom. 
  • Tap to work on your tax return > auto-fill.
  • Select the method to connect with your ITD account.



Steps to add the salary uploading form16

  • Tap on the Filing tab (the second last icon) from the bottom.
  • Tap to work on your tax return > upload form 16.
  • On the next screen, you will see the salary details.


Note: 
Ensure that your Form 16 is:
1. In a PDF format, not exceeding 5MB    
2. Both parts, A & B, should be generated from TRACES.


Steps to add the salary details manually

  • Tap on the Filing tab (the second last icon) from the bottom. 
  • Tap to work on your tax return. 
  • Scroll down and tap on the '+' icon.
  • Enter the employer details and salary breakdown.
  • Tap on continue and you will see the salary details.


Here are the screenshots for your reference: 

 


Note:
The standard deduction is automatically added once all the details have been entered. 


Here's a complete guide on Income from Salary & Taxes.