Business codes for ITR ( Income Tax return ) AY 2021-22

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(Last Updated On: September 16, 2021)

Business codes for ITR ( Income Tax return ) AY 2021-22

Business codes for ITR AY 2021-22 are specified by income tax department is person is having business or professional income

Why Business codes are required in ITR .

Nature of Business Please enter the name of business, business Code and description of business. The applicable business code can be selected from the list provided at the end of this instruction.
If you were engaged in more than one business or profession during the previous year, indicate the all activities or products

Professionals are also required to disclose business codes.

 Income Tax department specified Business codes for ITR Forms for AY 2021-22. Various business Codes  for ITR forms for A.Y. 2020-21 mentioned below:-

BUSINESS CODES FOR ITR FORMS FOR A.Y 2021‐22

 

SectorSub-SectorCode
AGRICULTURE,
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
& FORESTRY
Growing and manufacturing of tea1001
Growing and manufacturing of coffee1002
Growing and manufacturing of rubber1003
Market gardening and horticulture
specialties
1004
Raising of silk worms and production of silk1005
Raising of bees and production of honey1006
Raising of poultry and production of eggs1007
Rearing of sheep and production of wool1008
Rearing of animals and production of
animal products
1009
Agricultural and animal husbandry services1010
Soil conservation, soil testing and soil
desalination services
1011
Hunting, trapping and game propagation services1012
Growing of timber, plantation, operation of tree nurseries and conserving of forest1013
Gathering of tendu leaves1014
Gathering of other wild growing materials1015
Forestry service activities, timber cruising, afforestation and reforestation1016
Logging service activities, transport of logs within the forest1017
Other agriculture, animal husbandry or
forestry activity n.e.c
1018
FISH FARMINGFishing on commercial basis in inland
waters
2001
Fishing on commercial basis in ocean and coastal areas2002
Fish farming2003
Gathering of marine materials such as
natural pearls, sponges, coral etc.
2004
Services related to marine and fresh water fisheries, fish hatcheries and fish farms2005
Other Fish farming activity n.e.c2006
MINING AND
QUARRYING
Mining and agglomeration of hard coal3001
Mining and agglomeration of lignite3002
Extraction and agglomeration of peat3003
Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas3004
Service activities incidental to oil and gas extraction excluding surveying3005
Mining of uranium and thorium ores3006
Mining of iron ores3007
Mining of non-ferrous metal ores, except uranium and thorium ores3008
Mining of gemstones3009
Mining of chemical and fertilizer minerals3010
Mining of quarrying of abrasive materials3011
Mining of mica, graphite and asbestos3012
Quarrying of stones
(marble/granite/dolomite), sand and clay
3013
Other mining and quarrying3014
Mining and production of salt3015
Other mining and quarrying n.e.c3016
MANUFACTURINGProduction, processing and preservation of meat and meat products4001
Production, processing and preservation of fish and fish products4002
Manufacture of vegetable oil, animal oil and fats4003
Processing of fruits, vegetables and edible nuts4004
Manufacture of dairy products4005
Manufacture of sugar4006
Manufacture of cocoa, chocolates and
sugar confectionery
4007
Flour milling4008
Rice milling4009
Dal milling4010
Manufacture of other grain mill products4011
Manufacture of bakery products4012
Manufacture of starch products4013
Manufacture of animal feeds4014
Manufacture of other food products4015
Manufacturing of wines4016
Manufacture of beer4017
Manufacture of malt liquors4018
Distilling and blending of spirits, production of ethyl alcohol4019
Manufacture of mineral water4020
Manufacture of soft drinks4021
Manufacture of other non-alcoholic
beverages
4022
Manufacture of tobacco products4023
Manufacture of textiles (other than by
handloom)
4024
Manufacture of textiles using handlooms (khadi)4025
Manufacture of carpet, rugs, blankets,
shawls etc. (other than by hand)
4026
Manufacture of carpet, rugs, blankets,
shawls etc. by hand
4027
Manufacture of wearing apparel4028
Tanning and dressing of leather4029
Manufacture of luggage, handbags and the4030
like saddler and harness
Manufacture of footwear4031
Manufacture of wood and wood products, cork, straw and plaiting material4032
Manufacture of paper and paper products4033
Publishing, printing and reproduction of
recorded media
4034
Manufacture of coke oven products4035
Manufacture of refined petroleum products4036
Processing of nuclear fuel4037
Manufacture of fertilizers and nitrogen
compounds
4038
Manufacture of plastics in primary forms and of synthetic rubber4039
Manufacture of paints, varnishes and
similar coatings
4040
Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemicals and botanical products4041
Manufacture of soap and detergents4042
Manufacture of other chemical products4043
Manufacture of man-made fibers4044
Manufacture of rubber products4045
Manufacture of plastic products4046
Manufacture of glass and glass products4047
Manufacture of cement, lime and plaster4048
Manufacture of articles of concrete, cement and plaster4049
Manufacture of Bricks4050
Manufacture of other clay and ceramic
products
4051
Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products4052
Manufacture of pig iron, sponge iron, Direct Reduced Iron etc.4053
Manufacture of Ferro alloys4054
Manufacture of Ingots, billets, blooms and slabs etc.4055
Manufacture of steel products4056
Manufacture of basic precious and non- ferrous metals4057
Manufacture of non-metallic mineral
products
4058
Casting of metals4059
Manufacture of fabricated metal products4060
Manufacture of engines and turbines4061
Manufacture of pumps and compressors4062
Manufacture of bearings and gears4063
Manufacture of ovens and furnaces4064
Manufacture of lifting and handling
equipment
4065
Manufacture of other general purpose4066
machinery
Manufacture of agricultural and forestry
machinery
4067
Manufacture of Machine Tools4068
Manufacture of machinery for metallurgy4069
Manufacture of machinery for mining,
quarrying and constructions
4070
Manufacture of machinery for processing of food and beverages4071
Manufacture of machinery for leather and textile4072
Manufacture of weapons and ammunition4073
Manufacture of other special purpose
machinery
4074
Manufacture of domestic appliances4075
Manufacture of office, accounting and
computing machinery
4076
Manufacture of electrical machinery and
apparatus
4077
Manufacture of Radio, Television,
communication equipment and apparatus
4078
Manufacture of medical and surgical
equipment
4079
Manufacture of industrial process control
equipment
4080
Manufacture of instruments and appliances for measurements and navigation4081
Manufacture of optical instruments4082
Manufacture of watches and clocks4083
Manufacture of motor vehicles4084
Manufacture of body of motor vehicles4085
Manufacture of parts & accessories of
motor vehicles & engines
4086
Building & repair of ships and boats4087
Manufacture of railway locomotive and
rolling stocks
4088
Manufacture of aircraft and spacecraft4089
Manufacture of bicycles4090
Manufacture of other transport equipment4091
Manufacture of furniture4092
Manufacture of jewellery4093
Manufacture of sports goods4094
Manufacture of musical instruments4095
Manufacture of games and toys4096
Other manufacturing n.e.c.4097
Recycling of metal waste and scrap4098
Recycling of non- metal waste and scrap4099
ELECTRITY, GAS AND WATERProduction, collection and distribution of
electricity
5001
Manufacture and distribution of gas5002
Collection, purification and distribution of
water
5003
Other essential commodity service n.e.c5004
CONSTRUCTIONSite preparation works6001
Building of complete constructions or parts- civil contractors6002
Building installation6003
Building completion6004
Construction and maintenance of roads,
rails, bridges, tunnels, ports, harbour,
runways etc.
6005
Construction and maintenance of power
plants
6006
Construction and maintenance of industrial plants6007
Construction and maintenance of power
transmission and telecommunication lines
6008
Construction of water ways and water
reservoirs
6009
Other construction activity n.e.c.6010
REAL ESTATE AND
RENTING SERVICES
Purchase, sale and letting of leased
buildings
(residential and non-residential)
7001
Operating of real estate of self-owned
buildings
(residential and non-residential)
7002
Developing and sub-dividing real estate
into lots
7003
Real estate activities on a fee or contract basis7004
Other real estate/renting services n.e.c7005
RENTING OF
MACHINERY
Renting of land transport equipment8001
Renting of water transport equipment8002
Renting of air transport equipment8003
Renting of agricultural machinery and
equipment
8004
Renting of construction and civil
engineering machinery
8005
Renting of office machinery and equipment8006
Renting of other machinery and equipment n.e.c.8007
Renting of personal and household goods n.e.c.8008
Renting of other machinery n.e.c.8009
WHOLESALE AND
RETAIL TRADE
Wholesale and retail sale of motor vehicles9001
Repair and maintenance of motor vehicles9002
Sale of motor parts and accessories-9003
wholesale and retail
Retail sale of automotive fuel9004
General commission agents, commodity
brokers and auctioneers
9005
Wholesale of agricultural raw material9006
Wholesale of food & beverages and
tobacco
9007
Wholesale of household goods9008
Wholesale of metals and metal ores9009
Wholesale of household goods9010
Wholesale of construction material9011
Wholesale of hardware and sanitary fittings9012
Wholesale of cotton and jute9013
Wholesale of raw wool and raw silk9014
Wholesale of other textile fibres9015
Wholesale of industrial chemicals9016
Wholesale of fertilizers and pesticides9017
Wholesale of electronic parts & equipment9018
Wholesale of other machinery, equipment and supplies9019
Wholesale of waste, scrap & materials for re-cycling9020
Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores9021
Retail sale of other goods in specialized stores9022
Retail sale in non-specialized stores9023
Retail sale of textiles, apparel, footwear,
leather goods
9024
Retail sale of other household appliances9025
Retail sale of hardware, paint and glass9026
Wholesale of other products n.e.c9027
Retail sale of other products n.e.c9028
HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND
HOSPITALITY SERVICES
Hotels – Star rated10001
Hotels – Non-star rated10002
Motels, Inns and Dharmshalas10003
Guest houses and circuit houses10004
Dormitories and hostels at educational
institutions
10005
Short stay accommodations n.e.c.10006
Restaurants – with bars10007
Restaurants – without bars10008
Canteens10009
Independent caterers10010
Casinos and other games of chance10011
Other hospitality services n.e.c.10012
TRANSPORT &
LOGISTICS SERVICES
Travel agencies and tour operators11001
Packers and movers11002
Passenger land transport11003
Air transport11004
Transport by urban/sub-urban railways11005
Inland water transport11006
Sea and coastal water transport11007
Freight transport by road11008
Freight transport by railways11009
Forwarding of freight11010
Receiving and acceptance of freight11011
Cargo handling11012
Storage and warehousing11013
Transport via pipelines (transport of gases, liquids, slurry and other commodities)11014
Other Transport & Logistics services n.e.c11015
POST AND TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICESPost and courier activities12001
Basic telecom services12002
Value added telecom services12003
Maintenance of telecom network12004
Activities of the cable operators12005
Other Post & Telecommunication services n.e.c12006
FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION SERVICESCommercial banks, saving banks and
discount houses
13001
Specialised institutions granting credit13002
Financial leasing13003
Hire-purchase financing13004
Housing finance activities13005
Commercial loan activities13006
Credit cards13007
Mutual funds13008
Chit fund13009
Investment activities13010
Life insurance13011
Pension funding13012
Non-life insurance13013
Administration of financial markets13014
Stock brokers, sub-brokers and related
activities
13015
Financial advisers, mortgage advisers and brokers13016
Foreign exchange services13017
Other financial intermediation services
n.e.c.
13018
COMPUTER AND
RELATED SERVICES
Software development14001
Other software consultancy14002
Data processing14003
Database activities and distribution of
electronic content
14004
Other IT enabled services14005
BPO services14006
Cyber café14007
Maintenance and repair of office,
accounting and computing machinery
14008
Computer training and educational
institutes
14009
Other computation related services n.e.c.14010
RESEARCH AND
DEVELOPMENT
Natural sciences and engineering15001
Social sciences and humanities15002
Other Research & Development activities n.e.c.15003
PROFESSIONSLegal profession16001
Accounting, book-keeping and auditing
profession
16002
Tax consultancy16003
Architectural profession16004
Engineering and technical consultancy16005
Advertising16006
Fashion designing16007
Interior decoration16008
Photography16009
Auctioneers16010
Business brokerage16011
Market research and public opinion polling16012
Business and management consultancy
activities
16013
Labour recruitment and provision of
personnel
16014
Investigation and security services16015
Building-cleaning and industrial cleaning
activities
16016
Packaging activities16017
Secretarial activities16018
Other professional services n.e.c.16019
EDUCATION SERVICESPrimary education17001
Secondary/ senior secondary education17002
Technical and vocational secondary/ senior secondary education17003
Higher education17004
Education by correspondence17005
Coaching centres and tuitions17006
Other education services n.e.c.17007
HEALTH CARE
SERVICES
General hospitals18001
Speciality and super speciality hospitals18002
Nursing homes18003
Diagnostic centres18004
Pathological laboratories18005
Independent blood banks18006
Medical transcription18007
Independent ambulance services18008
Medical suppliers, agencies and stores18009
Medical clinics18010
Dental practice18011
Ayurveda practice18012
Unani practice18013
Homeopathy practice18014
Nurses, physiotherapists or other para-
medical practitioners
18015
Veterinary hospitals and practice18016
Medical education18017
Medical research18018
Practice of other alternative medicine18019
Other healthcare services18020
SOCIAL AND
COMMUNITY WORK
Social work activities with accommodation (orphanages and old age homes)19001
Social work activities without
accommodation (Creches)
19002
Industry associations, chambers of
commerce
19003
Professional organisations19004
Trade unions19005
Religious organizations19006
Political organisations19007
Other membership organisations n.e.c.
(rotary clubs, book clubs and philatelic
clubs)
19008
Other Social or community service n.e.c19009
CULTURE AND SPORTMotion picture production20001
Film distribution20002
Film laboratories20003
Television channel productions20004
Television channels broadcast20005
Video production and distribution20006
Sound recording studios20007
Radio – recording and distribution20008
Stage production and related activities20009
Individual artists excluding authors20010
Literary activities20011
Other cultural activities n.e.c.20012
Circuses and race tracks20013
Video Parlours20014
News agency activities20015
Library and archives activities20016
Museum activities20017
Preservation of historical sites and
buildings
20018
Botanical and zoological gardens20019
Operation and maintenance of sports
facilities
20020
Activities of sports and game schools20021
Organisation and operation of indoor/outdoor sports and promotion and production of sporting events20022
Other sporting activities n.e.c.20023
Other recreational activities n.e.c.20024
OTHER SERVICESHair dressing and other beauty treatment21001
Funeral and related activities21002
Marriage bureaus21003
Pet care services21004
Sauna and steam baths, massage salons etc.21005
Astrological and spiritualists‘ activities21006
Private households as employers of
domestic staff
21007
Other services n.e.c.21008
EXTRA TERRITORIAL ORGANISATIONS AND BODIESExtra territorial organisations and bodies (IMF, World Bank, European Commission etc.)22001

*n.e.c. – not elsewhere classified

 

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