If you do not remember whether you have e-filed your return for a particular year or, have e-verified your return, you can follow a simple procedure to check the status of your return. How to check the status of your return filed? Follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Go to www.incometax.gov.in. There is no need to log in. Just click on “Income Tax Return (ITR) Status” given under “Quick Links“ on the Home Page.
Step 2: Now, on the next screen, enter the e-filing acknowledgement number of your ITR-V for the concerned assessment year, and registered mobile number. Then, click on continue.
Step 3: Enter OTP sent to your registered mobile number.
Step 4: You will get to know the status of your return for the concerned Assessment Year.
- In case you see, “ITR-V not received” on your screen, it means you have failed to send it and will have to e-verify your return using EVC or physically send your ITR-V to CPC, Bangalore.
- In case you see the message “ITR-V received”, no need to do any further processing.
- If you have not filed your return at all for that assessment year, it will show “ No E-Return has been filed for this Pan and Assessment Year or e-filing Acknowledgement number ”.