How to E verify 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 are verified.

Your return can be verified electronically through any of the following means:

1) Net banking


2) Aadhaar OTP


3) EVC on the Income Tax Department website


Steps to E-Verify Your Tax Return through Net Banking

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.

Step 2.

Select the ‘View Returns/Forms’ option to see e-filed tax returns.

Step 3.

Select the option ‘Click here to view your returns pending for e-verification’

Step 4.

Select the option ‘e-verify’.

Step 5.

A new pop-up window appears. Click on ‘Continue’ to generate EVC and get your income tax return verified.

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.