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”.

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Step 2: Now you’ll see the list of ITR(s) filed as shown in the screen below. Here click on “e-Verify” button.

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Step 3: Here, from the options, select Option 2. A box will appear & here select “EVC - Through Net Banking”.

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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.

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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 “State Bank of India”.

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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 State Bank of India.

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Step 6: At the SBI login page, enter your Username & Password. After this click on Login button.

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Step 7: On the dashboard, select “e-Tax” and from the drop-down menu click on “Direct Taxes”. Then on the next page, from left-hand side select “Login to e-Filing/ e-Verify”.

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Step 8: Here at the login page, click on “Submit” button. In 5-10 seconds, you will receive an OTP on registered mobile number with the bank. Enter this OTP & click on “Confirm” button.

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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”.

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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.

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Step 11: Congratulations! Your ITR is now successfully e verified & the message will shown as in screen below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q- How can I check my ITR status manually?

Ans. After filing your ITR, there are two ways to check at what stage it is. Under the first method, on the homepage of the e-filing website, you'll find the option to check the ITR Status. After clicking on it, you'll be required to fill out PAN number, ITR acknowledgement number and the captcha code. Click on submit and the status of your ITR will be displayed on the screen. Under the second method, Login to the e-filing website , then 'View Returns / Forms'. select income tax returns and assessment year from the dropdown menu and boom On submitting, the status will be displayed on the screen showing if the ITR is only verified or if it has been processed.


Q- How can I check my ITR V status?

Ans. Go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. Under the 'Quick Links' tab, click on ITR Status.. PRovide your PAN details and acknowledgement no. on the page which is appeared .After that you will be able to view the status.


Q- How can I check if my tax return has been processed?

Ans. The income tax return status can be checked in two ways. First, on the homepage of the e-filing website, on the extreme left under the services tab, you'll find the option to check the ITR Status. After clicking on 'ITR Status', you have to fill out your PAN number, ITR acknowledgement number and the captcha code and submit, the status will be displayed on your screen. In the second method, Login to the e-filing website and on the dashboard you'll see an option 'View Returns / Forms'. Select 'View Returns / Forms' option, select income tax returns and assessment year from the dropdown menu and submit. On submitting, the status will be displayed on the screen showing if the ITR is only verified or if it has been processed.


Q- How can I check my SBI ITR status?

Ans. To check whether ITR has been processed or not after ITR V verification, all you have to do is login to your income tax portal, choose View returns and Forms and then select relevant A.Y. and you can view the status of your ITR


Q- What is TDS account linking in SBI?

Ans. SBI provides a facility for TDS enquiry to generate the details of tax deducted from your deposit account during the previous financial year or projected tax for the current financial year.


Q- What is ITR V in income tax?

Ans. ITR-V is the acronym for ‘Income Tax Return–Verification’ Form. It is a single page document that is received when an ITR is filed online without using a digital signature. ITR-V is provided by the Income Tax Department to verify the authenticity of income tax returns and is sent by email to the taxpayer. There is facility to download your ITR V again. The ITR V should be signed with blue pen and should be submitted to CPC.


Q- How can I check my tax return through ATM?

Ans. The income tax department offers the facility to generate code through selected bank ATMs. Currently only six banks have this facility. To generate EVC o to bank's ATM and swipe ATM card.Select 'Pin for Income Tax filing'. A coe will be sent to your registered mobile number. This EVC is valid for 72 hours. Login to your income tax portal. Go to the 'e-verify returns' option. Select the ITR to verify it and select the option 'Already generated EVC through bank ATM.' Enter the EVC and your tax return will be verified.


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.