2 new modes of EVC or electronic verification of Tax Returns

The income tax department has announced two new modes of verifying your income tax return electronically.

Here are the details –

  1. By giving bank details to e-filing website incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
  • The following bank account details have to be provided
    • Bank account number
    • IFSC
    • Email id
    • Mobile Number
  • These details shall be validated along with PAN and Name with the details registered with the bank.
  • Once the details are successfully verified, tax payer can opt for ‘Generate EVC using bank account details’ while verifying their tax return.
  • EVC shall be sent to taxpayer’s email id and/or mobile number verified from bank.

 

  1. By giving DEMAT account details on e-filing website incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
  • Tax payer has to provide the following details
    • DEMAT account number
    • Email Id
    • Mobile Number
  • These details shall be validated along with PAN and Name with the details registered with depository (CDSL/NSDL).
  • Once the details are successfully verified, tax payer can opt for ‘Generate EVC using DEMAT account details’ while verifying their tax return.
  • EVC shall be sent to taxpayer’s email id and/or mobile number verified from CSDL/NSDL.

 

The other modes of generating an EVC and e-verifying your income tax return are –

Via EVC on the tax department website

Via aadhaar card OTP, read here.

Via Net Banking, read here.

Do write to us support@cleartax.in if you have any questions

 

 

This is as per CBDT notification 1/2016 dated 19th January 2016

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