Completed e-filing? Well, the process doesn’t end there. e-Verification is compulsory after e-filing. e-Verification should happen within 120 days of e-filing your ITR. Because ITR is only processed once it is e-verified by a taxpayer. You can e-Verify ITR-V using SBI net banking services.
e-filing helps you file your income tax return quickly over the internet. And e-Verification is quicker and less tedious than sending your signed ITR-V to CPC, Banglore.
Steps to e-Verify ITR-V using SBI Account:
- Go to SBI Bank Site
Log in to your SBI net banking portal.
- Select “e-Tax > Direct Taxes“
From the top bar.
- Select “Log in to e-filing/e-Verify“.
From the drop down list.
- Fill in your account number, account type and branch.
Click on “Submit“.
- Fill in your OTP.
A high transaction security password/OTP will be generated and sent to your registered mobile number.
- You will be redirected to the Income tax e-filing portal.
From the top bar select “My accounts > e-Verify returns“
- Click on “e-Verify“.
A pop up will be displayed asking for your confirmation.
- Click on “Continue“.
ITR will be e-verified.
- Download the acknowledgement attachment
Your return is now successfully e-verified.
Indeed. Just filing your return doesn’t end the process. e-Verification after filing is compulsory. e-Verification has to happen within 120 days of e-filing.
If you don’t have HDFC bank account you can use other bank accounts like HDFC, Kotak, Axis, ICICI etc. List of all the bank accounts is given on the Income tax e-filing portal. Moreover, you can also e-Verify using
– Aadhar OTP,
– Net banking,
– Bank account
– Demat account or
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.