What is my Income Tax Ward / Circle

Almost every tax payer is struggling to supply information which they are usually unaware of.. while filing for Income Tax return. One of the basic query at very first step itself is “Income Tax Ward / Circle”.
First to educate my readers – You can efile your Income Tax Return even if you do not know your Income Tax Ward/Circle. The Income Tax eFilling portal do not force you to enter this while filing the tax return, so it is non-mandatory to fill in. You may simply leave this box blank to skip.

Alternatively You can use the “Know your Jurisdiction” tool for finding out your ward/circle at the Income Tax portal.

know your jurisdiction
know your jurisdiction

You just need to enter the  PAN number to find the jurisdiction details.

Jurisdiction details for PAN
Jurisdiction details for PAN
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By Swatantra Kumar

Swatantra is an engineering leader with a successful record in building, nurturing, managing, and leading a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and distributed team of engineers and managers developing and delivering solutions. Professionally, he oversees solution design-development-delivery, cloud transition, IT strategies, technical and organizational leadership, TOM, IT governance, digital transformation, Innovation, stakeholder management, management consulting, and technology vision & strategy. When he's not working, he enjoys reading about and working with new technologies, and trying to get his friends to make the move to new web trends. He has written, co-written, and published many articles in international journals, on various domains/topics including Open Source, Networks, Low-Code, Mobile Technologies, and Business Intelligence. He made a proposal for an information management system at the University level during his graduation days.

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