One-time relaxation for Verification of Income-tax Returns by EVC/ITR-V for Assessment Years (A.Y.) 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 is allowed by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and Income Tax Department.
Electronic Verification Code (EVC) is a 10-digit alphanumeric code which is generated through an E-filing portal and is valid for 72 hours. Also a second option, the user can get the EVC on his registered e-mail and mobile number. For this, the user has to Click, “EVC – to the registered e-mail and the mobile number”.
‘Income Tax Return–Verification’ (ITR-V) Form is received when the assessee files its Income Tax return online without using a digital signature. After that, the Form ITR-V was sent to the Income Tax (I.T.) Department. The I.T. Department needs to verify the authenticity of the assessee’s e-filing that does not have a digital signature.
The Income Tax Department told the taxpayers that, One-time relaxation for Verification of Income-tax Returns by EVC/ITR-V for Assessment Years 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-20 is provided for the ones that are pending due to non-verification. And the taxpayers should note that the verification must get completed by the date till 30th September 2020.
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