File Income Tax Return  

LOGGING INTO IRIS

File online Income Tax Return by logging into Iris. Iris is online portal where Income Tax Return is filed.

If you are a first time Income Tax filer, registration will be required before you can file your Income Tax Return.

After registration you can log into Iris and file your Income Tax Return. Those having obtained a National Tax Number (NTN) or Registration Number but do not have credentials to log into Iris can get access by clicking on ‘E-enrollment for Registered Person’ .

PASSWORD FOR IRIS LOGIN

E-enrollment with Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) provides you with NTN or Registration Number and password. You can login to Iris by entering your NTN or Registration Number and password.

RESET PASSWORD

If you need to reset your password to gain access to Iris, you can click ‘Forgot Password’ on the Iris login screen. Enter all the data in the required fields.

Codes will be sent to your email address and mobile number. Enter the codes in the provided fields. A new window will open in which you will be given option to reset your password.

CHANGE PASSWORD FOR IRIS

Password can be changed by logging into Iris and clicking ‘Change Password’ on the top right of the screen. Enter the required information in the dialog box opened.

COMPLETING INCOME TAX RETURN

To complete online Income Tax Return a person must complete the Return of Income form and Wealth Statement (statement of assets & liabilities) form.

To facilitate the taxpayers, video tutorials on Income Tax Return filing are provided. Furthermore,  Knowledge Base portal provides step by step written and video guides on filing Income Tax Return and Wealth Statement.

Successful submission of Income Tax Return and Wealth Statement in Iris is confirmed when both the forms have moved from the Draft folder to Completed Task.

RECONCILIATION OF WEALTH STATEMENT

Wealth Statement will only be successfully submitted, once current year’s wealth has increased/decreased from previous year’s wealth by the same amount as your income has exceeded/fallen short of your expenses. Failure to reconcile wealth statement won’t allow you to submit your Income Tax Return.

SALARIED PERSON - INCOME TAX RETURN

To facilitate salaried person in filing their Income Tax Return, Declaration form 114(I) has been provided. Salaried person would need to complete the Declaration form 114(I) in order to successfully submit their Income Tax Return.

Persons who are deriving income only from salary and other sources, where salary is more than 50% of Income can avail this form.

CHANGE PIN FOR IRIS

Pin can be changed by logging into Iris and clicking ‘Change Pin’ near the top of the screen. Enter the required information in the dialog box opened.

REVISING INCOME TAX RETURN

An Income Tax Return can be revised within five (5) years of being originally filed to correct any omission or wrong statement discovered later on.

In order to revise the Income Tax Return filed, one has to file an application for revision in Iris. After approval of your application you can file a revised Income Tax Return in Iris.

REVISING WEALTH STATEMENT

A Wealth Statement (statement of assets and liabilities) can be revised in Iris before receipt of the notice under sub-section (9) of section 122 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 without the need to file an application seeking approval for revision.

FILING INCOME TAX RETURN AFTER DEADLINE

To file the online Income Tax Return after due date you would still have to complete the filing of Income Tax Return as described above.

RECORD KEEPING FOR INCOME TAX RETURN

Persons having taxable income are bound to keep Income Tax Return records for six (6) years.

PERSONS OBLIGATED TO FILE INCOME TAX RETURN

You might be obligated to file Income Tax Return if you are a certain category of person or have income up to certain threshold.

CREDITS, REBATES AND EXEMPTIONS FOR INCOME TAX RETURN

You can avail Tax Credits, Rebates and Exemptions only if you are an Active Taxpayer.

PRIVACY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

By not filing your Income Tax Return in spite of having taxable income, you will be liable to the penalty and prosecution under the provisions of Income Tax Ordinance 2001. Your personal information is not disclosed to anyone except the tax officials.