What is ITR Verification?
After filing income tax return every tax filer is required to verify that he/she has himself filed the ITR and not anyone else inorder to minimise the chances of false ITR filing. When you file ITR, the income tax department receives tax computation but does not start processing it (or checking). The processing starts only after the return has been verified. And this process is called verification of ITR.
The Income Tax Department has introduced quick way to e-verify income tax return. In this new process, you are not required to login to your income tax portal. All you have to do is go on income tax site home page and on the left hand you will find E-verify return option. After clicking on it, a page will appear providing asking your PAN , acknowledgement number and relevant A.Y. after that old and conventional method is same as mentioned below
How to verify Income Tax Return?
Income Tax Department provides many ways for a taxpayer to verify their Income Tax Return. There are can be broadly classified in two major categories i.e.