How to file Income Tax returns with DSC?

With the growth of digital technologies, taxpayers can now file their income tax returns online in a safe, secure and easy manner using a digital signature from the comfort of their home. Moreover, the usage of digital signatures while filing income tax returns helps to eliminate the role of third-party brokers and reduce costs.

The Income Tax Department allows taxpayers to digitally file their income tax using a Class 3 digital signature. Taxpayers can get their digital signature from any Certifying Authority like eMudhra using their Aadhaar or PAN card for filing income tax returns.

Following are the steps to file Income Tax returns with a DSC:

Step 1: Prepare your Income Tax return form by filling in the required details properly. Generate the XML file of the form and save it on your system.

Step 2: Open the Income Tax portal and log in to your account using your username and password.

Step 3: Click on 'e-file Income Tax returns'. Select ITR and Assessment year.

Step 4: Attach the XML file to be filed and click on 'Yes' when you see 'Do you want to digitally file?'

Step 5: Go to 'Upload XML' on DSC Management Utility and generate the signature file by entering your user id, password and PAN.

Step 6: Attach the generated digital signature file along with XML file on the portal and click on 'Submit' to upload the GST return successfully.

Get your digital signature for filing the income tax returns from eMudhra, India's most trusted and the largest Certifying Authority with clients across the world. At eMudhra, we help you file your income tax returns digitally at a reduced cost.