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How to e-verify ITR using Bank ATM

Updated on: 26 Jun, 2024 06:03 PM

Filing an Income Tax Return (ITR) in India offers several advantages beyond just fulfilling your tax obligations. Filing an ITR can get you tax refunds, simplify loan applications, and serve as valid income proof. Read our comprehensive guide on the benefits of filing an ITR here.

Once you’ve completed the ITR filing process on Tax2win, a pop-up will appear on your screen, prompting you to e-verify your return within 30 days. You can conveniently e-verify using a One-Time Password (OTP) sent to a mobile number linked to your Aadhaar, banking, or D-mat account. If you choose to e-verify your ITR later, you can do so through the dashboard.

Verification is a vital step in the income tax filing process as it confirms the authenticity and correctness of the information provided. It helps establish the taxpayer's accountability for the return and ensures compliance with tax laws and regulations. Let's explore how to verify the Income Tax Return through Bank ATM.

Electronic Verification Code

Step 1: Visit the ATM machine of your bank. Insert your Debit Card & validate it by entering the PIN.

Step 2: From the services, select the option to generate EVC for ITR filing.

Step 3: You will receive an EVC on your registered mobile number (linked to your bank account) and registered e-mail id.

Note:

  • You must have linked the PAN with your respective bank account and the same PAN should be registered with e-Filing portal.
  • List of Banks through which you can generate EVC through the Bank ATM option - Axis Bank Ltd, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and State Bank of India.

Step 4: Now, follow till Step 3 & you’ll come to the screen shown below. Select Option 3. A box will appear, asking for the EVC. Insert the code & click on “Continue and e-verify” button to e verify ITR.

E-verify ITR
E-verify ITR
E-verify ITR

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q- What is E-Verify return?

To improve the ease of filing an income tax return and to avoid the physical submission of ITR-V, the income tax department has introduced EVC verification. The ITR EVC Verification can be done through 6 different ways, which are EVC generation using email id and mobile number, EVC generation using an Aadhaar card, EVC generation using net banking, EVC generation using ATM, EVC generation using bank account details and EVC generation using demat account. Hence, to avoid sending ITR-V to CPC, you can now opt for EVC verification of your income tax return.


Q- How do I find my EVC code?

You can generate your EVC code using many ways, such as through an e-filing website, by Linking your Aadhaar Card with your PAN, through Bank ATM, and Net Banking Facility.


Q- Is Aadhaar mandatory for tax filing?

For all income tax returns filed, quoting your Aadhaar number is mandatory, without which the Income Tax department will not process the ITR.


Q- How can I check my ITR after 30 days?

You can check the status of ITR V after 30 days as follows. Log onto the Income Tax Department e-filing website. Click on ITR Receipt Status. Input your Acknowledgement and mobile number > Enter the 6-digit OTP received on your mobile number entered in Step 3 and click Submit. On successful validation, you will be able to view the ITR status.


Q- What happens if ITR is not E-verified?

An ITR filed but not verified is considered an invalid return. It would mean you have not filed the ITR for a particular assessment year. To complete the ITR filing process,e-verification is required.


Q- What if ITR V is rejected?

The Income Tax Department may also reject the ITR-V either if your signature is missing or the ITR V document is of “poor quality”. Remember, you will receive a notification via email and SMS if your ITR-V is rejected.


CA Abhishek Soni
CA Abhishek Soni

Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2Win.in. Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.

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