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E-Verification of Income Tax Return For AY 2016-17. Find Complete Procedure for e-verification of ITR For FY 2015-16 OR AY 2016-17. Procedure for How to Verify Income Tax Return by Using Aadhaar Card, There are three options are available for Taxpayers for e-verification of ITR For FY 2015-16. Option 1 – I already have an EVC to e-Verify my return., Option 2 – I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate EVC to e-Verify my return., Option 3 – I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return. Here we are providing complete procedure for “E-Verification of Income Tax Return For AY 2016-17” with Screenshots.

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E-Verification of Income Tax Return For AY 2016-17

Electronic Verification Code (EVC) for electronically filed Income Tax Return

Explanation to sub rule (3) of Rule 12 of the Income tax Rules 1962, states that for the purposes of this sub rule “Electronic Verification Code” means a code generated for the purpose of electronic verification of the person furnishing the return of income as per the data structure and standards specified by Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or Director General of Income-tax (Systems). Further, Sub rule (4) of Rule 12 of the Income Tax Rules 1962 states that the Principal Director-General of Income-tax (Systems) or Director -General of Income-tax (Systems) shall specify the procedures, formats and standards for ensuring secure capture and transmission of data and shall also be responsible for evolving and implementing appropriate security, archival and retrieval policies in relation to furnishing the returns in the manners (other than the paper form) specified in column (iv) of the Table in sub -rule (3) and the report of audit or notice in the manner specified in proviso to sub -rule (2).

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The Electronic Verification Code (EVC) would verify the identity of the person furnishing the return of income through e-Filing. The EVC can be used by a Verifier being an Individual to verify his Income Tax Return or that of an HUF of which he is the Karta in Income Tax Return Form 1, 2, 2A, 3, 4 or 4S or the Income Tax Return Form filed in ITR 5 or 7 of any person in accordance with Section 140 of the Income Tax Act 1961.

e-Verification Process Flow

Step 1: Login to e-Filing Portal

E-Verification of ITR login

Step 2: Click “e-File” – Select “e-Verify Return” to view the Returns pending for e-Verification.

E-Verification of ITR e-Verify

Step 3: Click on “e-Verify” link to e-Verify the return.

The Taxpayers are provided with three options if the return is already filed.

  • Option 1 – “I already have an EVC to e-Verify my return.”
  • Option 2 – “I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate EVC to e-Verify my return.”
  • Option 3 – “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return.”

E-Verification of ITR EVC Options

Option 1: “I already have an EVC to e-Verify my return”

  • Taxpayer once clicks on “I already have an EVC to e-Verify my return” than new screen is open with following text
  • E-verify your ITR -1 FOR AY 2015-16 and Acknowledgement No………..,
  • Now Taxpayer need to enter the pre generated EVC in the provided text box and Click “Submit “to e-Verify. No Further action required.

Option 2: “I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate EVC to eVerify my return”

  • Taxpayer once clicks on “I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate EVC to e-Verify my return” than new screen is open with following text
  • Select the appropriate option from from the buttons given below
    • EVC – Through Net Banking
    • EVC – To Registered Email ID and Mobile Number

Note: “If the Taxpayers Total Income is greater than 5 lakhs or if there is refund, Taxpayers are provided with only one option “EVC – Through Net Banking”

EVC – Through Net Banking:

  • Click on “EVC – through Net Banking”
  • Click on “Continue”, Taxpayer is logged out of e-Filing and will be redirected to the list of banks available for Net Banking Login

E-Verification of ITR List of Banks

  • Login to e-Filing through NetBanking
  • Click on “e-Verify” link
  • Confirm to e-Verify by clicking on Continue button.

E-Verification of ITR by using net Banking

  • Success message will be displayed. No further action is required.

EVC – To Registered Email Id and Mobile Number

  • Click “EVC – to Registered Email Id and Mobile Number” (This option would be available for taxpayer whose Total income is Less than 5 Lakhs and there is no Refund)
  • Enter the EVC received in your Mobile Number and Email Id in the provided text box and Click “Submit”. No Further action required

E-Verification of ITR by Registered Mobile No

  • Success message will be displayed. No further action is required.

Option 3: “I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return.

Pre-requisite: To generate Aadhaar OTP, Taxpayer’s PAN and Aadhaar must be linked.

  • If the Taxpayer’s PAN and Aadhaar are not linked, the below pop up is displayed.

Click Link Aadhaar, taxpayer will be redirected to Link Aadhaar Page under Profile Settings – -Taxpayer to enter the Aadhaar Number to link his/her Aadhaar to PAN.

  • If the Taxpayer’s PAN and Aadhaar are linked, the below pop up is displayed.
  • OTP is generated and sent to the Mobile Number registered with Aadhaar.
  • Enter Aadhaar OTP in the text box provided and click on Submit. Success page is displayed. No further action is required.

E-Verification of ITR EVC Success Message

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