of IncomeTax Returns
How to e-verify your ITR??
E-verification of Income Tax Returns has made Return Filing completely
paperless. From the Assessment Year
2015-16 Income tax
department brought into the facility of e-verification of
filed returns through AADHAR or through net banking.
Once your IT return is successfully e-verified there is no need to send
ITR V to CPC
Bangalore. Even refunds in the case of e-verified returns are received
as early as in 10 days of e-verification.
From Assessment Year 2019-20 e-verification is made
more user friendly. Now you can e-verify without logging on to your
e-filing acount. You just need to have your PAN & acknowledgement
Go to e-filing portal of Income Tax Department -
Find the e-verify Return
option at the left side of home page as guided in the image
Now fill in the details as required. Refer image below:
Year - For financial year 2019-20,
Assessment year will be 2020-21
Number - It is a 12 digit number
given in your ITR V as e-filing Acknowledgement number at the middle of
ITR V & at the bottom at verification area. You can locate it
Click on submit
Now there will be various options as shown in the image to e-verify
Select the option which suits you to e-verify your
will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number with the option
you selected. (Option 2 will take you to generate OPT through your Bank)
Enter the OTP & your return will be e-verified.
Once the confirmation screen appears, now relax, your
return is successfully e-verifed-congratulations!!
Still if someone is not comfortable with E-verification, option to send
signed ITR V to CPC Bangalore is also there. If not e-verification send
your signed ITR V to CPC Bangalore with in 120 days of filing youtr
This option basically applies when you already have generated the
e-verification code. This can be done through ATM, pre validated Bank
details etc. An EVC will be received on mobile which will be used to
e-verify your IT Return.