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How To Upload JSON And File Return On Income Tax Portal

Updated on: 21 May, 2024 03:21 PM

If you want to file your ITR through the income tax portal, you need to upload a JSON file. In other words, JSON is a file format, and taxpayers are required to furnish their return in JSON format and upload it on the Income tax portal before filing their return. In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of uploading JSON file on the income tax portal.

Step 1: First of all, Visit

Enter your User id & Click on Continue, then enter your password and log in.


Step 2: After logging in, the following screen will be shown. Click on the E-file option and proceed accordingly.

After logging

Step 3: Select Assessment year from the list.

Select Assessment year

Step 4: After Selecting Assessment Year, click on Continue and Select “OFFLINE” Mode as indicated below and Select “Filling Type” as 139(1)- Original return or 139(4)- Belated return(After due date) or 139(5)- Revised return and then “ITR FORM,” i.e., ITR-1 for salary income and to Know Applicability of various ITR form’s please visit

Step 5: The following screen will appear on your screen. click on “ Attach File ” and then attach JSON File.
Attach File
Step 6: After attaching JSON FILE, Site will validate the File. After validation, Click on "Proceed To Verification".
Proceed To Verification
Step 7: After that, your return will be Filed. Now you can do E-Verification to verify your return. For more details, please visit .

Hope you found this video helpful. Now you must have understood how to upload a JSON file and file your ITR on Income Tax Portal; however, uploading a JSON file can be a daunting task, especially for a newbie. But don’t worry, Tax2win’s revolutionary, AI-integrated efiling portal has made it super easy to file ITR. It automatically selects the ITR form applicable and also pre-fills 90% of the data using your PAN details and Form 16. And if you still need help, look no further, as Tax2win also provides expert-assisted ITR filing services.

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CA Abhishek Soni
CA Abhishek Soni

Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.