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e-Verification of Income Tax Returns – User Manual

The Manual Covers e-Verification of Income Tax Returns in following Circumstances and provides 3 to 4 Option in each such Circumstances. 1. e-Verification while uploading a return (Non - NetBanking) 2. e-Verification of an already uploaded return (Non - NetBanking) 3. e-Verification while uploading a return through NetBanking Login

CBDT vide Notification No. 2/2015 prescribes  Electronic Verification Code (EVC) for electronically filed Income Tax Return as an alternative mode of verification. EVC would verify the identity of the person furnishing the return of income.  More details of the Notification can be checked at the following link :-

https://taxguru.in/income-tax/electronic-verification-code-evc-electronically-filed-income-tax-return.html

The Manual Covers   e-Verification of Income Tax Returns in following Circumstances and provides 3 to 4 Option in each such Circumstances.

1.  e-Verification while uploading a return (Non – NetBanking)

2.  e-Verification of an already uploaded return (Non – NetBanking)

3.  e-Verification while uploading a return through NetBanking Login

1.  e-Verification while uploading a return (Non – NetBanking)

1 Upload Return – Click Submit

2 The Return is uploaded (Pending for e-Verification)

3 Four e-Verification options provided – Taxpayer can choose any one of the options provided to e-Verify the return.

  • Option-1 – “I already have an EVC and I would like to Submit EVC”
  • Option-2 – “I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate an EVC”
  • Option-3 – “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return”
  • Option-4 – “I would like to e-Verify later! I would like to send ITR-V”

Option 1 – “I already have an EVC and I would like to Submit EVC”

Step 1: Provide the EVC in the text box – Click Submit.

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

Option 2 – “I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate an EVC”

Two options are provided – Taxpayer can choose any one of the options if they do not have an EVC

i. Generate EVC through NetBanking.

ii. Generate EVC to registered Email Id and Mobile Number.

Generate EVC through NetBanking:

Step 1: Login to e-Filing Portal through NetBanking. Step 2: Click on e-Verify return.

Generate EVC to registered Email Id and Mobile Number:

Step 1: Enter the EVC sent to your registered Email Id ! Mobile Number and Submit to e-Verify return.

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

Option 3 – “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return”

Pre-requisite: Taxpayer’s PAN and Aadhaar should be linked.

If Aadhaar is not linked, click on Link Aadhaar button and link the Aadhaar.

Step 1: Enter the Aadhaar OTP sent to your Mobile Number registered with Aadhaar and Submit to e-Verify return.

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

Option 4 – “I would like to e-Verify later! I would like to send ITR-V”

Step 1: Click on Continue -> Download ITR-V

Step 2: Submit ITR-V to CPC, Bangalore.

2.  e-Verification of an already uploaded return (Non – NetBanking)

1 Click e-Verify Return under e-file.

2 Uploaded returns (120 Days) which are yet to be e-Verified are displayed in a table.

3 Click on e-Verify (for the return already uploaded)

4 Three e-Verification options provided – Taxpayer can choose any one of the options provided to e-Verify the return.

  • Option-1 – “I already have an EVC and I would like to Submit EVC”
  • Option-2 – “I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate an EVC”
  • Option-3 – “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return”

Option 1 – “I already have an EVC and I would like to Submit EVC”

Step 1: Provide the EVC in the text box – Click Submit.

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

Option 2 – “I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate an EVC”

Two options are provided – Taxpayer can choose any one of the options if they do not have an EVC

i. Generate EVC through NetBanking.

ii. Generate EVC to registered Email Id and Mobile Number.

Generate EVC through NetBanking:

Step 1: Login to e-Filing Portal through Ne Banking. Step 2: Click on e-Verify return.

Generate EVC to registered Email Id and Mobile Number:

Step 1: Enter the EVC sent to your registered Email Id / Mobile Number and Submit to e-Verify return.

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

Option 3 – “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return”

Pre-requisite: Taxpayer’s PAN and Aadhaar should be linked.

If Aadhaar is not linked, click on Link Aadhaar button and link the Aadhaar.

Step 1: Enter the Aadhaar OTP sent to your Mobile Number registered with Aadhaar and Submit to e-Verify return.

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

3.  e-Verification while uploading a return through NetBanking Login

1 Login to e-Filing through NetBanking

2 Upload Return -> Click Submit

3 The Return is uploaded (Pending for e-Verification)

4 Three e-Verification options provided – Taxpayer can choose any one of the options provided to e-Verify the return.

  • Option-1 – “I would like to e-Verify my return now”
  • Option-2 – “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return”
  • Option-3 – “I would like to e-Verify later! I would like to send ITR-V”

Option 1 – “I would like to e-Verify my return now”

Step 1: Click on “I would like to e-Verify my return now” -> Click Continue

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

Option 2 – “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return”

Pre-requisite: Taxpayer’s PAN and Aadhaar should be linked.

If Aadhaar is not linked, click on Link Aadhaar button and link the Aadhaar.

Step 1: Enter the Aadhaar OTP sent to your Mobile Number registered with Aadhaar and Submit to e-Verify return.

Step 2: Download the Acknowledgement (No Further action required).

Option 3 – “I would like to e-Verify later! I would like to send ITR-V”

Step 1: Click on Continue – Download ITR-V

Step 2: Submit ITR-V to CPC, Bangalore.

Note: User who has already uploaded the return and opts to e-Verify the existing return can use the above mentioned options other than Option 3.

Flow Chart is as follows on the above  compiled by CA RAMANDEEP SINGH BHATIA

Categories: Income Tax

View Comments (18)

  • Hi, Myself uploaded the return online and e verified using Aadhar OTP option and in my return I have claimed for an refund and now my doubt is whether there will be refund or not, plz clarify my doubt sir.

  • Hi,

    I have e-verified ITR through net banking and received ACK.
    is their still anything to do from my end.
    "Return uploaded, pending for ITR-V/ E-Verification " this is current status its showing.

    Thanks,
    Rama.

  • Hi,

    I uploaded the return online and e verified using Aadhar OTP option and in my return I have claimed for an refund and now my doubt is whether there will be refund or not, plz clarify my doubt sir. -

    Regards

  • I have filed wrong itr and revised on the same day. Now both have been submitted to IT dept. I have e-verified my revised return as well. Still the site is giving me reminder to e verify my original wrong itr. DO i need to e verify Original wrong filed IT also?

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