Once we file our Income Tax Return, there is always a question in the mind of assessee how to open ITR V Acknowledgement and how to E-verify it? Hence today I am covering here these two very important aspects of return filing.
Please note that you will receive your ITRV/ITR ACK PDF file in a zip format. Please note that the ITRV/ITR ACK PDF document is password protected to ensure it is accessed by the appropriate user. The password is a combination of the pan (in lower case) and the date of birth in the format dd mm yyyy. For example, 1) if the pan is AAAAA0000A and the date of birth is 10-Jan-2008, then the password will be aaaaa0000a10012008 Please note that you will need Adobe Acrobat reader 8.0 or forward to open the password protected PDF file. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, please visit the following link to download it: www.adobe.com/products/ acrobat/readstep2.html In case you are unable to open the document, please contact Efiling Income Tax Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org providing the document along with pan number and assessment year.
It can be verified using Electronic Verification Code or Aadhaar OTP or DSC. The details are as under:
Electronic verification code can be generated using the following options.
Option of Login to eFiling portal is also available through net banking platform of various banks in India. Taxpayer having accounts with those banks (with their PAN attached with the bank account and the PAN is registered in eFiling portal) can login to eFiling portal through their Net banking (Please verify the link to eFiling option in net banking platform with the respective banks). After login to eFiling portal through net banking, Taxpayer can submit any of the listed items and it will be automatically e-Verified, (EVC will be generated and attached to the item automatically). Currently this option is available for specific banks
Taxpayer can generate an EVC using Pre-validated bank account details and the EVC can be used for e-Verifcation. Taxpayer must have linked their bank account with eFiling account. Option to link the same is available under Profile Settings ⇒ Prevalidate Bank Account after login to eFiling portal. Currently this option is available for specific banks – Currently this option is available for specific banks
Taxpayer can generate an EVC using Pre-validated DEMAT account details and the EVC can be used for e-Verifcation. Taxpayer must have linked their DEMAT account with eFiling account. Option to link the same is available under Profile Settings ⇒ Prevalidate DEMAT Account after login to eFiling portal.
National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services (India) Ltd (CDSL) provided the option to pre-validate the Demat account
Taxpayer can generate an EVC through ATM and the EVC can be used to verify the listed items. “PIN FOR INCOME TAX FILING” option can be used in the ATM to generate the EVC. Taxpayer must have linked their PAN with the respective bank account and the PAN should be registered with eFiling for the same. Upon using the option, Taxpayer will get the EVC on the registered mobile number (Primary mobile number registered with specific Bank). EVC generated using this option is valid for 72 Hours. – Currently this option is available for specific banks. Taxpayer can also generate EVC using Netbanking Login or Pre-validated Bank Account or Pre-validated DEMAT account under My Account ⇒ Generate EVC option after login to eFiling portal and it is valid for 72 Hours from the time of generation of the code.
To generate an EVC through Aadhaar is done in two stages.
Firstly, the taxpayer has to link PAN with Aadhaar through the e-filing portal.
The taxpayer’s PAN credentials such as Name, Date of Birth and Gender will be matched with the Aadhaar credentials. On matching, the PAN will be linked to Aadhaar.
Secondly, taxpayer has to opt for Aadhaar EVC. A One Time Password (OTP) will be generated by the Aadhaar authorities and sent to the Aadhaar registered mobile of the taxpayer. Using this OTP, the taxpayer would be able to verify the uploaded return.
Perform the following steps to register the DSC to generate a signature file in e-Filing:
|Step 1||Logon to ‘e-Filing’ Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in|
|Step 2||Go to the ‘Profile Setting’ menu located at the upper-right side of the page ⇒ Click ‘Register Digital Signature Certificate’ ⇒ Click ‘Click here to download the DSC Utility’|
|Step 3||Extract the downloaded DSC Utility ⇒ Open the Executable Jar File (DSC Utility) ⇒ Read the instructions carefully.|
|Step 4||In the DSC Management Utility, go to ‘Register/Reset Password using DSC’ tab ⇒ Enter ‘Enter e-Filing User ID*’, ‘Enter PAN of the DSC*’ ⇒ Select the type of ‘Digital Signature Certificate’ (DSC)|
|Step 5||DSC using .pfx file:
DSC using USB token:
|1||How to use / Enable E-filing Vault on Income Tax|
|2||Understanding Compliance Query of Income Tax Department|
|3||Rule 12 of Income Tax Rules wef 1st April 2016|
|4||Income Tax e-Filing DSC management utility|
|5||How to File Income Tax Return of a Deceased Assessee?|
|6||FAQs on filing the return of income|
|7||For whom e-filing of Income Tax Return (ITR) is Mandatory|
|8||Guide to know ITR applicable: Which ITR Applicable to whom?|
|9||How to reset password when activation link not confirmed while registering PAN in Income Tax Department|
Republished with Amendments