ITR Filing

Mobile & E-Mail Validation Before ITR Filing

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Income tax department has released an advisory for all the income taxpayers that they must validate their mobile numbers & E-Mail ID before online ITR filing. This advisory came up in the wake of many online ITR filing being declined rather they were not submitted properly. It is much to your convenience because Mobile & E-Mail ID validation before online ITR filing will help in smooth functioning of your business with any hurdle. You will receive all income tax updates on time, Notifications, Due dates, Circulars/Notice etc.

What is ITR Filing?

Income tax return (ITR) is form in which the assessee furnishes the information related to his Income in the previous year to the Income Tax Department. ITR should be filed before the due date or else you will miss on to your Income tax return. There are different ITR Forms which an individual needs to fill depending on the source of Income of the assessee.

ITR-1/Sahaj Individuals having income from salary, House property & other sources Total income upto 50 lacs.
ITR-2 Individuals/HUF not carrying business or profession under proprietorship.
ITR-3 Individuals/HUF earning income from proprietorship
ITR-4/Sugam Opting for Presumptive tax scheme
ITR-5 LLP, Firm, Trust, Co-operative society etc. Those covered under ITR-7 shall not fill this form.
ITR-6 Companies other than those claiming exemption under section 11 of Income tax act.

Why the need of Mobile & E-Mail ID validation before online ITR Filing Arise?

Income tax department has identified various cases where the default Mobile & E-Mail ID of the chartered accountants were provided instead of the actual income taxpayers because of which they are unaware of the government scheme, notifications, updates, notice & circulars. Since the access of the Income tax account is being held by their Chartered accountants the actual income taxpayers remains unaware.

To know more visit: What is Advance Tax and Due Dates for Advance Tax Payment

How Mobile & E-Mail ID validation before online ITR Filing is done?

This is a much simpler process and anyone can do this validation within 5 minutes.

  1. Login []
  2. On the top right corner there are three options
  3. New to e-filing
  4. Registered user
  5. Forgot your password
  6. Choose the option as per the requirement.
  7. Fill in your Mobile number & E-Mail ID.
  8. You will receive an OTP
  9. Put in the OTP there and your Mobile & E-Mail ID is validated.

[Note: In case you change your Mobile number or E-Mail ID in future, don’t forget to validate it and on your income tax portal]

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