Taxpayers who have filed an Income Tax Return (ITR) for Assessment Year 2020-21, must verify it, the income tax department said.
The ITR filing will be deemed incomplete if it is not verified. The CBDT has given taxpayers one-time relaxation.
If you have not verified ITR for AY 2020-21, the CBDT is giving you this last opportunity to finish your ITR compliance.
The extended last date for e-verification or verification for AY 2020-21 is February 28, Income Tax India tweeted.
“Don’t miss out on the last chance to verify your ITR for AY 2020-21. The ITR filing is incomplete if not verified. The last date for verification for AY 2020-21 is 28th February 2022,” Income Tax India tweeted.
HOW TO E-VERIFY ITR
You can now verify your ITR online.
To e-verify your Income Tax Return, you need to visit https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal .
You need to go to the “Quick Links” section and click on “e-Verify Return”.
The entire process is done in four stages – enter return details, verification, select method for return verification, and return successfully verified.
Taxpayers must keep details of Permanent Account Number (PAN), Assessment Year, Acknowledgement Number, and mobile number.
Taxpayers, please note that you can verify your ITR – When returns have been filed for Year is 2019-20 and onwards, returns where a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is not mandatory, and returns are not filed by an authorised signatory or representative assessee.
Authorised signatory and representative assessee are required to e-Verify their return post login to file at their respective capacity.