e-Verify ITR online using Aadhaar OTP

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e-Verify ITR
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E-verification is mandatory to complete the ITR (Income Tax Return) filing process. Income Tax Department processes your return after you e-verify your ITR. So don’t forget to e-verify your return. You can e-verify your ITR within 120 days from the date of filing ITR by using the Aadhaar OTP option.

You can e-Verify ITR in the following ways:

  1. Aadhar OTP,
  2. Net banking,
  3. Bank account
  4. Demat account or
  5. Bank ATM.
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Steps for e-verification of ITR using Aadhaar OTP

  1. Visit the Income Tax e-Filing website

    Login to Income Tax e-Filing website and hence, click on My Account > E-Verify Returne-verify-return-option-e-verify

  2. Select the appropriate return

    Therefore, click on e-Verify corresponding to the Return you filed for the current yeare-verify-select return

  3. Choose the Aadhaar option

    Additionally, click on Option 3 – “I would like to use Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify return”Income tax e filing portal Aadhaar-OTP

  4. Enter the OTP

    Thus, you’ll receive 6 digit OTP on your Aadhaar registered mobile number. Finally, enter the same and click on submit. You will see a confirmation message along with a transaction ID.

There are five ways to e-verify ITR. If Aadhaar e-verification is not done successfully then you can also e-verify ITR using net banking option, bank account option, Demat account option, or bank ATM option.


Is e-Verification compulsory?

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.

What is Aadhar OTP in e-Verification?

For taxpayers to e-Verify ITR online via Aadhar OTP requires them to fill in the one-time password (OTP) sent on the candidate’s mobile number which has to be linked to Aadhaar card and registered in the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database.

What are the ways to e-Verify?

Return filed online has to be e-Verified online. Consequently, You can e-Verify your returns using:

1. Net banking,
2. Bank account,
3. Demat account or
4. DSC

What are the benefits of e-Verification?

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.

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