Budget 2014 – Signing and verification of return of income

The existing provisions under section 140 of the Act provide that the return under section 139 shall be signed and verified in the manner specified therein.

With a view to enable the verification of returns either by a sign in manuscript or by any electronic mode, it is proposed to amend section 140 of the Act so as to provide that the return shall be verified by the persons specified therein. The manner of verification of return is prescribed under section 139 of the Act.

The amendment will take effect from 1st October, 2014.

Categories: Income Tax


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