Only four weeks are left and people have started filing ITR because the deadline for filing income tax return is 31st July. After filing ITR, it is the responsibility of an assessee to verify the income tax return. It is not treated valid until and unless it is verified by the taxpayer. He can verify electronically or send its download duly signed copy to CPC, Bangalore.
Once you try to e-verify you will come across three options.
These are as follows:
If you click the link “I already have an EVC to e-verify their return”, the below screen will be displayed. Enter you EVC in the provided box and click submit to e-verify.
A screen with the message “Return successfully e-verified, Download Acknowledgement” will appear.
Relax! You’ve successfully e-verified your income tax returns.
Click the link, “I don’t have an EVC and I would like to generate EVC to e-Verify my return.”
A screen with Select the appropriate option from the buttons given below” appears, where two options are given:
Click EVC – To Registered Email Id and Mobile Number.
A pop-up with EVC sent to your mobile and email Id will appear. The pop up contains a box where you can submit the EVC.
Once you submit the EVC from your email or mobile, a screen with message "Return successfully e-verified, Download Acknowledgement will appear."
Relax! Your ITR V has been successfully verified.
For an e-verification through Aadhaar OTP, Aadhaar and PAN card be linked to income tax website. In case your Aadhaar is not linked to ITR website every time a reminder will pop up to remind you to link Aadhaar card with website. For linking Aadhaar card to website enter Aadhar no. in the box which view as a reminder.
Make sure your correct phone is updated in Aadhaar card details so that OTP is generated on registered mobile no. Enter Aadhaar OTP in text box and submit.
Once it is linked you can e-verify it in following steps:
After uploading your return a screen with four options to e-verify will appear. Select the options that reads “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return.” You will receive a one-time password on your mobile number registered with Aadhaar.
A screen with the option to submit Aadhaar OTP will appear. Provide the Aadhaar number and click “Submit”.
As you click ‘Submit’ button a screen with ‘Return successfully e-verified, Download Acknowledgement’ will appear. No further action is required.
Relax! You have successfully verified your return.
Log in to your net banking account and go through the account and click on the "income tax e-filing tab" and subsequently you will be redirected straight to the income tax site. Log into income tax website with your account and go through view returns/forms to see e-filed tax returns and go through pending e-verification forms and e-verify them.
Log on to income tax department e-filing website and click registered user login here.
Login page will appear. At the bottom of login page click “e-Filing Login through Netbanking”.
A page with the list of banks will appear.
As you log in through your net banking account the below screen will appear.
Click on e-verify link and the below screen will appear. Click continue button.
As you click continue button a screen with the message “Return successfully e-verified, Download Acknowledgement “will appear. No further action is required.
Relax! Your income tax return has been verified.
For EVC through Bank Account Number Your bank account number must be pre-validated. If your account number is not validated you should validate it. Then generate EVC.
Pre-validating Bank Account Number:
After login at income tax e-filing website go to My Account section and click “Generate EVC”.
A screen with four options will appear. Click 3rd option – “Generate EVC through Bank Account Number”
As your click – Generate EVC through Bank Account, a pop up with heading “Prevalidate Bank Details” will appear. At the bottom click ‘Prevalidate your Bank Account” button.
Pre-validate it by providing your bank details.
Once you pre-validate account successfully, a page with confirmation and option to generate EVC will appear. Click on “YES” to generate EVC.
EVC will be sent to mobile linked to your bank account.
Go back to “My Account” and click ‘e-Verify Return’ then proceed to verify return. An e-verification window will appear.
Enter the e-verification code and click “Submit”.
As you click Submit button a screen with Return successfully e-verified, Download Acknowledgement will appear. No further action is required.
For generating EVC through Demat Account Number one must have a pre-validated Demat account number. If it is not pre-validated, pre-validate it through following steps.
Pre-validating Demat Account Number:
After login at income tax e-filing website go to “My Account Section”. A dropdown list will appear.
Click generate EVC from the dropdown list.
A screen with four options will appear. Select the 4th option- “Generate EVC through Demat Account Number.”
A popup with “Prevalidate Demat Account” will appear. Click it.
A page for pre-validation will appear. Provide details and pre-validate your Demat Account.
On successful pre-validation you will be given option to generate EVC. Click yes to generate EVC.
Go back to My Account and click E-verify Return.
Enter the EVC code and click “Submit”.
As you click “Submit’ button a screen with Return successfully e-verified, Download Acknowledgement will appear. No further action is required.
The taxpayers who doesn’t have a pre-generated EVC can generate it through an ATM card issued for the account number linked to e-filing portal.
Step 1: Visit the Bank’s ATM
Step 2: Swipe the card and enter the pin and you will see the option “PIN FOR INCOME TAX FILING. Select this option to generate EVC.
Step 3: EVC will be sent to your mobile Number and Email id.
Step 4: Login to e-filing portal.
Step 5: Under “e-file” head select “Upload Return” to upload your return.
Step 6: Now you will be provided with four option. Select the options that reads "I already have an EVC to e-verify their return."
Step 7: Enter the EVC generated through Bank ATM and submit.
Step 8: A screen with Return successfully e-verified, Download Acknowledgement will appear.
If a taxpayer is not able to e-verify ITR immediately then he can download ITR-V and send it to CPC, Bangalore, through post within 120 days of filing returns. The taxpayer should sign ITR in blue ink and send it to CPC Bangalore through registered or speed post at the address below.
CPC, Post Box No - 1, Electronic City Post Office, Bangalore - 560100, Karnataka, India.