Nowadays Income Tax Dept is sending alert SMS and E-Mails to the Tax Payers for the Assesment year 2018-2019. You may receive “Take URGENT action now and file your Income Tax Return before Dec 31st- Avoid higher Late fee of upto Rs 10,000
” this email from email@example.com. The same message is also sent to all the taxpayer via SMS Alert VK-ITDEFL or VM-ITDEFL.
Don’t worry if you have filed your ITR and still you are receiving this alert message from the Income Tax Department. The Govt. of India, Income Tax Dept is giving last chance to all the taxpayers who have not filed ITR for the Assesment year 2018-2019. You can also file ITR online by choosing ITR Form 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5. Kindly check the form as per your profession.
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SMS VK-ITDEFL by Income Tax Dept
The Mobile SMS Alert is sent by Income Tax IT Cell to all the taxpayer registered at www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. If you have filed ITR for Assessment year 2018-2019. Kindly confirm. To check the status of ITR filed. Kindly login to the official portal of Income Tax Return.
Step 1: Go to the website incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2: Enter your PAN Number, DOB, and security code (Captcha) to login.
Step 3: After successful login, Go to the My Account >> View e-filed returns/ forms.
Step 4: In the new page, In Select an option >> Choose Income Tax Returns and click submit. You will see a page containing all your ITR filed (as sample given below).
Check for the A.Y. 2018-19. The status of ITR Filed must be Successfully e-verified of ITR process or ITR received. If you have not filed your ITR before 31 Dec 2019. You may be fined a penalty of Rs 10,000 INR as per the ITR rules.
What is ITDEFL Means (ITR SMS)
The Income Taxpayers in India are getting lots of SMS from Income Tax Portal for Assessment year 2018-19 filing. The individual/ company ITR Filed for 2018-19 are still getting SMS. Do not worry for such SMS is you have already filed your ITR online. SMS from Income Tax Dept are using VM and VK SMS handlers. The ITDEFL is doesn’t mean the IT Defaulter as many people are asking for this. Income Tax is only using SMS Handlers VK-ITDEFL or VM ITDEFL to send ALERT SMS to taxpayers.
What is 26AS Statement or Form
The 26AS form of ITR contains following details.
Details of tax collected by collectors
Advance tax paid by the taxpayer
Self-assessment tax payments
Details of tax deducted on your income by deductors
Regular assessment tax deposited by the taxpayers (PAN holders)
Details of refund received by you during the financial year
Details of the High-value Transactions in respect of shares, mutual fund etc.
VM-ITDEL Income Tax SMS
You may have received following SMS.
Your 26AS Statement for FY16-17 shows income receipts & TDS. Please ascertain your tax liability & file IT Return by due date (31 July 2017, if not auditable). Please link your PAN with Aadhaar. E-verify your ITR using Aadhaar OTP or other methods.
If you have income exceeding Rs 5 lakh and your accounts are not liable to audit, then e-file you income tax return by 31 July 2017 by ITDEPT
Your 26AS Statement for FY15-16 shows income receipts & TDS. Please ascertain your tax liability & file IT Return by due date (31 July 2017, if not auditable). Please link your PAN with Aadhaar. E-verify your ITR using Aadhaar OTP or other methods
Your 26AS Statement for FY17-18 shows income receipts & TDS. Please ascertain your tax liability & file IT Return by due date (31 July 2017, if not auditable). Please link your PAN with Aadhaar. E-verify your ITR using Aadhaar OTP or other methods.
Why have you asked to file again ITR?
Answer: As your PAN Card are linked to the bank accounts so ITDept can access total transaction happening in your account. So you have to check 26AS statement via login to netbanking or login on TRACES website.
A Form 26AS contains the following parts:
Part A: Details of Tax Deducted at Source
Part A1: Details of Tax Deducted at Source for Form 15G/Form 15H
Part A2: Details of Tax Deducted at Source on sale of Immovable Property u/s194(IA) (For seller of Property)
Part B: Details of Tax Collected at Source
Part C: Details of Tax Paid (Other than TDS or TCS)
Part D: Details of Paid Refund
Part E: Details of AIR Transaction
Part F: Details of Tax Deducted on sale of immovable property u/s194IA (For Buyer of property)
Part G: TDS Defaults* (processing of defaults)
How to Download and View 26AS Statement/ Form
Step 1: Go to the official website of ITR online filing. Login using your details etc. USER ID, PASSWORD and CAPTCHA. If you don’t have an account, you’ll need to Register first (see the button on top of LOGIN).
Step 2: Now, user has to enter the PAN Card number, password and date of birth / date of incorporation in DD/MM/YYYY format. And enter the captcha code. Now click on LOGIN
Step 3: After the step-2 and after successful login on ITDept online filing, you have to go to the ‘My Account’. Click on ‘View Form 26AS’ in the drop down.
Step 4: Click on ‘Confirm’ so that you are redirected to the TRACES website. (Don’t worry, this is a necessary step and is completely safe since it is a government website).
Step 5: You are now on the TRACES (TDS-CPC) website. Select the box on the screen and click on ‘Proceed’.
Step 6: Click on the link at the bottom of the page – ‘Click View Tax Credit (Form 26AS) to view your Form 26AS’.
Step 7: Choose the Assessment Year and the format in which you want to see the Form 26-AS. If you want to see it online, leave the format as HTML. If you would like to download a PDF for future reference, choose PDF. After you have made your choice, enter the ‘Verification Code’ and click on ‘View/Download’.
Step 8: To open the document you have to enter a password your date of birth DDMMYYY format. and your 26AS form shall open on the screen. Download PDF file.