If you do not remember whether you have e-filed your return for a particular year or, have sent your ITR-V to CPC for processing, you can follow a simple procedure. Electronic Verification Code (EVC) is now introduced, earlier it was compulsory to send your ITR-V to CPC, Bangalore. Click here to know about EVC. How to check the status of your return filed? Follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in .There is no need to login. Just click on “ITR-V receipt status” given on left side of the Home Page.
Step 2: Now, on the next screen, you have two options available. Either you can enter the e-filing acknowledgement number of your ITR-V of the concerned assessment year, whose status you wan to know or enter your PAN and Assessment Year. Then , type the Capcha code i.e system generated image given for security .
Step 3- Lastly, click on ‘Submit” Button and 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 sent it and will have to e-verify your return using EVC or physically sending your ITR-V to CPC, Bangalore. In case you see the message “ITR-V received” , no need to do any further processing. And 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 ”.