ITRs should be verified within a month of being filed or else these will not be processed.
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While citizens who are yet to file their returns can do so till December 31 by paying late fees-cum-fine, taxpayers who submitted their ITRs on or before July 31 should verify their returns, or else these will not be processed. ITRs should be verified within a month of being filed.
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There are several ways to verify ITRs. However, among these, one of the simplest ways is Aadhaar-based one-time password (OTP) method; to avail this, your mobile number must be linked to Aadhaar.
To verify returns using the Aadhaar-based OTP system, just follow these steps:
(1.) Visit the e-verify page of the IT department’s portal, and select the option for Aadhaar-based OTP.
(2.) A pop-up will appear asking you to validate your Aadhaar details, mark a tick next to that box.
(3.) Click on ‘Generate Aadhaar OTP’ to receive a six-digit code on your registered mobile number.
(4.) Enter the OTP (valid only for 15 minutes) to complete the e-verification.