To rectify the error or omission of facts made at the time of filing the original return is what a filing revised return means. Therefore, filing a revised return simply means filing the return again but this time with the correct information. When filing a revised return, the details of the original return should be mentioned, but this return can be filled within the permissible time limit.
Who can file a revised ITR?
Every assessee who has filed his/her ITR is entitled to revise it under section 139(5) to provide correct information to the tax department.
How to file revised ITR?
The process of filing a revised ITR is the same as filing an original one. However, while filing a revised ITR, you are required to file it under section 139(5) of the Income-tax Act. You are required to select option '17 - Revised u/s 139(5)' in the 'return filed under' column.