FAQs on Income Tax Return Verification
- Blog|Income Tax|
- 3 Min Read
- By Taxmann
- Last Updated on 25 June, 2021
Q1. What are the benefits of e-filing of return via EVC?
Q2. How to e-Verify Income tax return by generating EVC?
1. Through Net Banking:
2. Bank Account Number:
EVC can be generated by Pre-validating Bank Account Details. Taxpayer needs to validate his bank account number that is linked with his PAN.
3. Demat Account Number:
EVC can be generated by Pre-validating Demat Account Details. Taxpayer needs to validate his Demat account number that is linked with his PAN.
Q3. How to generate Aadhaar based OTP to e-verify return?
Q4. I don’t want to e-Verify my return. Can I send the signed copy of acknowledgment?
Q5. Whether e-filing of return under electronic verification code will do away the need of sending physical copies of ITRV to CPC, Bengaluru?
Q6. I have filed my return electronically and furnished the signed copy of acknowledgement to the CPC. However, I have received a letter from CPC that said copy of acknowledgement had not been received. Since time-limit to resend the acknowledgement has already expired, whether it will be deemed that I have not filed the return?
The issue has been dealt with by the Bombay High Court in the case of Crawford Bayley & Co. v. Union of India  16 taxmann.com 323 (Bom.), wherein the Court, despite expiry of the time-limit to send the acknowledgement, allowed additional time to assessee to resend the same, since the assessee had furnished adequate material before the Court in support of its contention that having filed return electronically, it had also submitted ITR-V Form by ordinary post. Based on the above, if you have already submitted the ITR-V to the CPC then you can resend the acknowledgement, even though the time-limit for filing ITR-V has already expired, provided you have sufficient evidences to substantiate the fact that you had sent the acknowledgement earlier within 120 days of uploading the return either by ordinary post or by speed post only. Alternatively, you can also e-verify the return by entering Electronic Verification Code.
Q7. How to know whether my e-return has been processed at CPC Bangalore?
Log on to e-filing website and click on ‘view Returns/Forms’. Then select ‘Income Tax Returns’ from the drop down option and click on submit to check the status of return.
Q8. How can I find my jurisdictional Assessing Officer?
a) Click on the following link. b) Enter your PAN, Mobile Number and click on submit. c) Enter the OTP received on the mobile number and validate it. You will get the Jurisdiction details of the PAN.
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