Mandatory    documents to file your taxes
Documents    related to business income
Documents    related to your house property
Documents    to determine your income from other sources including interest
Documents    to determine your capital gains income
Documents    to claim deductions

1. Pan Card 

2. Aadhar Card

3. Bank Account Details    including IFSC Code

4. Self Assessment Tax    Challan details – you will need to provide this after we determine your tax    liability.

5. GSTIN if you are liable to    get one.


1. All Bank Account 


2. Credit Card Statements 

3. Form 26AS

4. Cash Book Daily Cash Register

5. Details of Sale/Purchases Invoices.

6. Previous year 

Trial Balance, Balance 


7. Previous year 

Income Tax Return

8. Details of 

Fixed Assets/ Capital Assets    acquired/sold during the year

9. Proof of contributions eligible for deduction under Chapter VI A    of 

Income Tax Act, 1961.

10. Copy of challan of Self Assessment

Tax or Advance Tax Paid.

11. Details of investment (shares, 

mutual fund etc.) 

purchased, sold and held. DEMAT    Statement, ifAvailable


Original expense vouchers - Typical    List of expenses

1. Telephone and Internet bills

2. Rent for office space

3. Work-related meal and travel expenses

4. Advertising, promotional & printing exp

5. Depreciation on assets such as laptops or computers

6. Conveyance expenses for work

To    calculate rent income earned from multiple properties owned

1. Address of all Properties    from which you are earning rent

2. Rent Agreements of all    properties you are earning rent 

3. Owner or co-owner details    of all properties

4. TDS on Rent/Form 16A or    16C

5. Property tax or house tax    receipts of all properties

To claim deduction against    housing loan

1. Interest certificate in    case of loan

2. Re-payment schedule 

3. Ownership Details of    property

4. Address of property

5. Pre-construction details.

Likely    required documents

1. Bank Statements

2. Interest on FD -TDS    certificate from Bank (Form 16A)

Unlikely    documents required depending on case by case basis

1. National Saving    Certificates

2. Agricultural income    details

3. Lottery winning

4. Clubbed income

5. Dividend income/ warrants    (bank statements)

If    you have Capital gains from sale of property or land

1. Deed    of Purchase of property/land

2. Deed    of sale of property land

3. Receipts    of improvements made (if any)

4. Expenses    that may have occurred in transfer of the land/property

5. Re-investment purchase deed. 

If you have capital gains    from Capital market investments (bonds, shares, derivatives etc.)

1. Holding    statement as of 31st March of the financial year for which your are paying    taxes and previous financial year.

2. Capital    Gains snapshot provided by your depository

3. Contract notes
If    you have capital gains from other capital assets

1. Purchase    Documents

2. Sale    Documents

3. Cost    of Improvement documents (If any)

To    claim deductions under section 80C – if you have made any one of these    investments furnish documents for the same

1. Public Provident Fund

2. National Saving    Certificate


4. Equity Link saving scheme    (ELSS)

5. Contribution to Provident    fund

6. Children’s School tuition    fees

7. Stamp duty registration    charges

8. Principal repayment on    housing loan.

9. Investment in    SukanyaSamriddhiYojana

10. Tax saving investment in    FD

Unlikely    investment options for tax deduction

1. Taxing saving donation    receipts 

2. Senior Citizen Saving    scheme

3. Education Loan Interest    Payment under section 80E