Once you file an income tax return, the IT Department processes your return and sends an Intimation comparing the figures as reported in the ITR and as computed by the IT Department.
There are 2 possibilities in the Intimation :
If the assessee does not agree to some clerical/arithmetical error in intimation issued, then assessee can opt for Reprocessing of his ITR form on Income Tax e-filing portal
Follow the below given steps to Reprocess ITR:
Login using valid credentials on Income Tax e-Filing portal
And select “Rectification” from the drop-down list.
And click on “Continue”.
From the drop-down list in Request Type.
On successful submission, a return will be sent to CPC for “Reprocessing”.
Rectification Request for Reprocessing ITR can be filed only for the returns which are already processed by the CPC, Bangalore.
Yes, rectification request must be filed online on e-filing portal mandatorily.
Rectification Request can be submitted only once for any particular ITR.
The due date for filing rectification request is 31st March of the relevant assessment year of the period for which ITR is filed.