ITR filing for AY 2018-19: How to use Digital Signature for e-filing of income tax return? – Financial Express

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(By CA Naveen Wadhwa, DGM, and CA Tarun Kumar, Assistant Manager,

How to Verify ITR using DSC?
Step 1: Download the latest DSC management utility from e-filing portal. Extract the zip folder and open the utility.
Step 2: Select the third tab Upload XML in the DSC management utility and Browse the .XML File generated from Excel or Java Return filing Utility. In case the return is being prepared from the online e-filing account, then use the fourth tab of Submit ITR/Form Online.
Step 3: Select the type of DSC (USB Token) and generate the signature file.
Step 4: Go back to the e-filing website. Select the radio button of Digital Signature Certificate at the time of uploading of ITR XML file.
Step 5: Upload the Signature file along with XML file at the time of e-filing.


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