9 Easy Steps to e-Verify Income Tax Return Through AADHAAR

As you know from the previous article that it is the choice of the assesee to do e-Verification of Income Tax return. There are total six ways to do e-Verification of ITRs. Here is one of the way we will discuss in detail i.e. e-Verification of Income Tax Return Through Aadhar Card.

Aadhaar card verification is the process of verifying the existence of your Aadhaar card. Verification could be done by submitting your unique 12 digit Aadhaar card number.

Aadhaar card can be easily verified online through the official UIDAI website (Unique Identification Authority of India).

UIDAI issues Aadhaar card to citizens of India as well as maintains details of every Aadhaar  card holder in India.

Anyone can easily verify Aadhaar card after they have registered for Aadhaar card and have their Aadhaar number.

Here you can find very easy 9 steps to verify your income tax return through AAdhar card.

Step by Step e-Verification of Income Tax Return Through Aadhaar Card

Before using this method you should link PAN and Aadhaar to e-filing portal. Link mobile number to Aadhaar card . To e-verify your return, you have to follow following these steps:

Step 1: Logon to your account on the e-filing portal.

eVerify Income Tax Return Through aadhar CardStep 2: Go to e-file menu on your account dashboard. Click on it, scroll through the drop down menu and select e-verify return option.

steps by steps e verify income tax return aadhar cardStep 3: A page will appear with 4 options to e-verify the return. Choose option 3- I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-verify my return. Click on it.

everification of income tax return aadhar cardStep 4: If your Aadhaar is not linked to e-filing portal, a pop-up will appear asking you to link it with PAN Card.

eVerify Income Tax Return aadhar cardStep 5: Click Link Aadhaar. You  will be redirected to Link Aadhaar Page under Profile Setting of your account. Enter Aadhaar number in text.

Step 6: After you get a linking successful message, go back to e-verify return page. Choose option 3- I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-verify my return, and click on it.

Step 7: If PAN and Aadhaar are linked, an OTP will be generated and sent to registered mobile number (with Aadhaar Card). Remember OTP code is only valid for 10 minutes from it is generated and send to you through SMS.

A pop up like this will be displayed-

aadhar card verification income tax returnStep 8: Enter Aadhaar OTP in text box and click on Submit to e-verify your return. If verification is successful, you will see the following display screen:

aadhar card verification of ITR formStep 9: Download your Acknowledgement or ITR-V and save it. No further action is required on your end.

You can also use the following methods to e-Verify Your income tax return. If you find any difficulty to use Aadhar Card e-Verification.

  1. e-Verification through EVC (Mobile Number and e-mail) (Click here to Know More)
  2. e-Verification through net banking (Click here to Know More)
  3. e-Verification through Demat Account (Click here to Know More)
  4. e-Verification through Bank Account (Click here to Know More)
  5. e-Verification through Bank ATM (Click here to Know More)
  6. By sending Physical ITR-V (Click here to Know More)

About the Author

arpit goyalArpit Goyal is pursuing CA and B.com & also working as an article assistant in Gurgaon. He has an immense interest in Taxation. He loves to use technology to spread knowledge about taxation & accounts.

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