How to E-Verify Your Income Tax Return

How to E-Verify Your Income Tax Return

After you have successfully filed your income tax return, the next step is to verify it. The Income Tax Department starts processing your return when it is verified. Refunds, if any, are processed for returns which have been submitted and verified.

E-file Income Tax Return

ClearTax recommends you verify your return via netbanking. It is the easiest and the fastest way to verify your tax return.

Verify ITR

Financial year

Assessment year

Last date for filing





31 March 2018

31 March 2018

31st March 2018 is the last date to file last year tax returns

Important Information

After your return has been successfully e-verified via netbanking, you don’t have to send the physical ITR-V.

However, if you do not want to e-verify, you will have to send the physical ITR-V. Steps for sending the physical ITR-V .

Your return can be verified electronically through any of the following means:
Via net banking
Via Aadhaar OTP
Via EVC on the Income Tax Department website

Steps to E-Verify Your Tax Return Via Net Banking

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  • Step 1.
    Login to your netbanking account and locate the income tax e-filing tab. This differs from bank to bank. You will be directed straight to the Department website from here.E-verify ITR by Net Banking
  • Step 2.
    Select the ‘View Returns/Forms’ option to see e-filed tax returns.View returns form
  • Step 3.
    Select the option ‘Click here to view your returns pending for e-verification’View return form step 2
  • Step 4.
    Select the option ‘e-verify’.e-verify form step 3
  • Step 5.
    A new pop-up window appears. Click on ‘Continue’ to generate EVC and get your income tax return verified.confirmation page e verify itr
  • Step 6.
    A confirmation message will be displayed with a transaction ID and EVC code. Click on the green button to download the attachment. This is for your record only. No further action is required.successful page e verify itr

Steps to E-Verify Using Aadhaar OTP & Via EVC

To know more, read our article on E-verification of income tax return using Aadhaar Card

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