To receive the maximum tax benefits on your investments, you must declare them to the IT department. This is known as the IT declaration or income tax declaration. When you declare your investments, you will need to provide information such as the type of investment, the date of purchase, and the value of the investment. The IT department will use this information to calculate the taxes owed on your investment.
The declaration form means that you are stating under oath that the information in the document is true to the best of your knowledge. It’s also called an affidavit. Swearing or affirming an oath before a notary public is a common way of verifying someone’s identity or signature on a legal document. By signing the declaration form, you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Doing so makes you legally liable for any false statements made in the document.
When you submit your tax return, the authorities will review it to ensure that all the information is correct and that you have paid the correct amount of tax. The government may also ask for additional documents, such as proof of your income or expenses.
Proof of income can be in pay stubs, T4 slips, or other documentation from your employer. Proof of expenses can be receipts, canceled cheques, or other documentation that supports your claims.
If the authorities request proof of income or proof of expenses, you will need to provide copies of the relevant documents.