Once ITR (Income Tax Return) is filed successfully, the taxpayer is required to e-verify the ITR. After ITR is verified, the Income Tax Department processes the return and issues refund (if any). You can e-verify your ITR within 120 days of filing the return. You can e-verify ITR in following ways:
Steps to e-verify ITR using Bank ATM Option:
If you’re an account holder with one of these Banks then only then you can use this option.
- Go to your nearest ATM and Swipe your card.
Select the option to e-verify ITR from the menu.
- Enter your PIN.
You will receive an EVC on your registered mobile number.
- Go to the Income Tax e-Filing Portal
Log in to your account
- Go to My Account > E-Verify Return
It is right next to Dashboard.
- Click on “e-Verify“.
Corresponding to the return filed.
- Click on Option 1 – I already have an EVC to e-Verify my return
Enter the EVC.
- Confirmation message of successful submission will be shown.
No further action will be required from your end.
Taxpayers can verify their returns online with the help of an Electronic Verification Code (EVC). An Electronic Verification Code (EVC) is a 10 digit alphanumeric code which is sent to the registered mobile number of the tax filer while filing his/her returns online.
Banks have introduced a new facility of generating EVC – Electronic Verification Code through ATMs. You can use this EVC for e-verification on the Income Tax e-Filing portal. Provided the customers should have a registered PAN number and mobile number with the bank.
First of all, by doing the e-Verification tax filer will not have to sign and submit the documents to the CPC office in Bangalore. Moreover, your returns will complete the procedure faster than compared to other means.