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Home > Income Tax > Help Center > eFiling Lite Vs ITR SelfLast Updated: Sep 21st 2022

Compare eFiling Lite with EZTax Self Service IT Filing

Comparison of new eFiling Lite from ITD Portal with Self Service Income Tax Filing Solution by feature, functionality along with pictorial representation. While eFiling Lite effort is a commendable work from Income Tax Department (ITD), it lacks flexibility in changing from one ITR to another dynamically, and lack of ease of use, other limitations may confuse the taxpayers. Check below on the feature-by-feature Comparison and Screenshots to know the difference.

eFiling Lite vs EZTax Self Service Income Tax Filing
EZTax LogoITD eFiling Lite
Mobile App Availability
Free* to eFile
ITR Return FormsITR1, ITR2, ITR3, ITR4ITR1, ITR4
ITR Dynamic Switching
NRI Filing
Salary Income
Multiple Salaries

Business / Profession
House Property
Self Occupied, Let-Out (Multiple)

Interest Income
* Limited
Capital Gains
Agriculture Income
* Limited
Other Income
* Limited
Clubbing of Income
Exempt Income
* Limited
Foreign Income
* Limited
Other Deductions
Brought Forward Losses (BFL)
Tax Deducted at Source (TDS)
Tax Collected at Source (TCS)
Advance / Self-Assessment Tax
Tax Optimizer
Express Filing
Income Tax Help Center
High Data Security
Responsive User Experience

Salary Income

Salary Income including but not limited to the income from single or multiple Salary Incomes. eFiling Lite application is limited to single Salary while ITR Self app can have unlimited number of salaries in a Financial Year. It's not only the coverage the App (both Mobile Version and Browser based Application) covering Form-16 upload, Manual Entry both in simple Form 16 based and a comprehensive Salary Questionnaire.

General Information Screen in eFiling Lite ITR Self Salary Screen


Covering various Deductions from simple 80C to uncommon deductions such as 80GGC. While both the applications cover this aspect, eFiling Lite Application providing limited number of entries typically one Donation, instead of allowing to multiple which is common for those giving Donations to either Charitable Orgs or Orgs with National interests.

Computation of Income and Tax in eFiling Lite ITR Self Deductions Screen

Tax Deducted at Source

Questionnaire covering Taxes deducted by any source such as banks, or other Financial institutions excluding Employer

Tax Details in eFiling Lite ITR Self TDS Screen

Tax Paid and Verification

Tax Paid and Verification in eFiling Lite ITR Self Summary & Review Screen

Donations 80G

Donations 80G in eFiling Lite ITR Self 80G & 80GGC Screen

Disclaimer: This article provides an overview and general guidance, not exhaustive for brevity. Please refer Income Tax Act, GST Act, Companies Act and other tax compliance acts, Rules, and Notifications for details.