In case the return is not digitally signed, on successful uploading of e-Return, the ITR-V Form would be generated which needs to be printed by the tax payers. This is an acknowledgement cum verification form. A duly signed ITR-V form should be send to ‘Income Tax Department’ – CPC, Post Bag No – 1, Electronic City Post Office, Bengaluru – 560100, Karnataka, ” BY ORDINARY POST OR SPEED POST ONLY within 120 days of transmitting the data electronically.
ITR-V sent by Registered Post or Courier will not be accepted.
No Form ITR-V shall be received in any other office of the Income-tax Department or in any other manner. In case, Form ITR-V, is furnished after the above mentioned period, it will be deemed that the return in respect of which the Form ITR-V has been filed was never furnished and it shall be incumbent on the assessee to electronically re-transmit the data and follow it up by submitting the new Form ITR-V within 120 days. This completes the Return filing process for non-digitally signed Returns.
It is very important to know the status of income return filed online as if the same is not received by the CPC- Bangalore then we have to re-send the same within 120 days of uploading of Our Income tax Return online. To know the status of Income tax Return filed online without digital signature we have to follow the following procedure :-
1. Click the link give below –
2. After Clicking the Link a window with the title ‘ITR Status’ will appear. here we need to enter your PAN, ITR- V acknowledgement number and captcha code in the fields appearing at the above link and click submit and your income tax Return processing Status will appear.
The screenshot of the window is given below:
(Republished with amendments)