Step 1: Login to your account at incometaxefiling website. Once logged in, from the tabs click on “My Account” & from the drop down menu, select option “e-Verify Return”.
Step 2: Now you’ll see the list of ITR(s) filed as shown in the screen below. Here click on “e-Verify” button.
Step 3: Here, from the options, select Option 2. A box will appear & here select “EVC - Through Net Banking”.
Step 4: Once you select the Net Banking option, the steps for e verification using net banking will be shown. Go through them & after that click on “Continue” button.
You will be redirected to the screen where all the banks approved by Income Tax Department for e-verification of ITR through Net Banking will be shown. From here, click on “HDFC Bank”.
Step 5: As you select the bank, a Disclaimer screen shall appear & here click on “Continue” button. You will be taken to the log-in screen of HDFC bank.
Step 6: At the HDFC Bank login page, enter your User ID/ Customer ID & Password. After this click on the Login button.
Step 7: On the dashboard page, click on Enquiries button at the left hand side.
Step 8: Under the heading ‘Enquire’, you will find ‘Income Tax E-Filing’ option, select it. After this, select relevant account (if you have multiple) form the drop down lists & accept the T&C. Click on “Continue” button & then “Confirm” the details.
Step 9: Now you are redirected and logged into your account at the Income Tax efiling website. Here, under tab “My Account” select option “e-Verify Return”.
Step 10: On the next screen, click on “e-Verify”. A screen-blocker will appear asking for your confirmation to e-verify return, here click on “Continue” button.
Step 11: Congratulations! Your ITR is now successfully e verified & the message will be shown as in screen below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q- How do I get my EVC number?
Ans. Login into your bank account on the bank's website. Select the e-verify option from the ‘Tax’ button. The user will be redirected to the e-filing website of the IT Department. He can click on the ‘Generate EVC’ option from the ‘My Account’ tab. A 10 digit alphanumeric code will be sent to your email and mobile number which is valid for 72 hours.
Q- What happens if ITR V is not submitted within 120 days?
Ans. If you fail to submit ITR V within 120 days your e-filing is considered as null and void. It will be considered that you have not filed your return yet.
Q- How can I check my ITR V Acknowledgement?
Ans. 1. Visit the Income tax India website and Login.
2. Select the ‘View return’ option.
3. Click on ‘Acknowledge number’ to download ITR V.
Q- How do I pre validate a bank account?
Ans. 1. Go to income tax website www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and log into your account.
2. Click on ‘Profile Settings’ and select ‘Prevalidate your bank account’ option.