Tax filing is not only about the filing and submission of income tax returns (ITR). The last step to successfully accomplish the process in rectifying the ITR under 120 days of presenting it, failing where the ITR is deemed invalid.
Here are the 6 methods to verify your ITR along with easy steps. Where 5 can accomplish electronically and 1 is being done offline.
Aadhar Based OTP – Under two conditions you can choose this method. The very first is that your PAN should be attached to your Aadhar and the second is that your Aadhar number should be joined to an active mobile number. So, if you cross the two prerequisites, you can choose the ‘verify using OTP on mobile’ option available on the e – verify page.
Demat account – This option would be only applicable to those taxpayers who have a Demat account that is pre-validated and EVC allowed on the – e-filing portal. These are accomplished prior to filing ITR returns. Meanwhile, you choose this option, EVC is sent on the mobile number and your email ID combined to your Demat account.
Bank Account – In the Bank account, the Electronic Verification Code (EVC) can be initiated via a bank account that is pre-validated on the e- filing portal. A bank account requires to be pre-validated if you are anticipating getting an IT refund. Here, when you choose the bank account option to e – verify, EVC is sent on a mobile number lodge with the pre-validated bank account.
Note: File Your Income tax return via Gen IT software before 31st December 2021 to avoid penalty & late fee under section 234F.
Bank ATM – There are a few banks that permit e – verification using the ATM card – Kotak Mahindra Bank, Central Bank of India, IDBI Bank, State Bank of India, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, and Canara Bank. So, in case you would have an account with any of these banks where they are combined with PAN, visit an ATM and start EVC using the ATM card. At the time you have the number, go to the e-verify page and choose the ‘I already have an EVC’ option to finish the verification.
Speed Later Acknowledgment Receipt – The left physical way to conform returns is by posting a self-attested copy of the ITR acknowledgement receipt to the Centralised Processing Centre (CPC) office in Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, for Downloading the ITR – V receipt, You need to ‘view returns/ forms’ options on the e-filing portal and press on the acknowledgement number for the recent assessment year then download the ITR-V document. You can open it by putting your PAN and date of birth as a password.
Send the Hard Copy of the ITR – V only by post or speed post to CPC, Post Box – 1, Electronic City Office, Bengaluru 560100, Karnataka. The courier option is not applicable.