Friday, June 14, 2019

How to request for Original form 16 (Intimation letter) (Confirmation of paying tax) from income tax department

How to request for Original form 16 (Intimation letter) (Confirmation of paying tax) from income tax department

Income tax department intimate tax payers that their ITR 2018-19 eFilling proceeded or not through registered e mail ID and phone number under section 143 (1) of the Income Tax Act 1961.

Centralised Processing Center sending mails to the Employees and teachers confirming that their IT returns for the assessment year 2018-19 eFilling proceeded or not and sending text messages to registered mobile numbers for checking and asking to download PDF file having a password to protect.You can know here the password to open the Income Tax Department Information copy regarding ITR 2018-19 eFilling income -tax-department-intimation-letter-efiling-process-download-check-here
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How to request for Original form 16 (Intimation letter) (Confirmation of paying tax) from income tax department

Income Tax Department Intimation proceeded or not:

  1. The attachment is protected with password.To  open the attachment,you are requested to enter your PAN in lowercase letters and date of birth in case of individual tax payers/date of incorporation for non-individual tax payers in DDMMYYYY format giving no space between the date fields and PAN. For example ,if your PAN is ABCDE1234A and date of birth/incorporation is Jan 1 ,1985 ,then the password will be abcde1234a01011985.The incorporation/Date of Birth must be same as furnished to the department and available in the Income Tax Department PAN master (as printed on the PAN card).
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5.0 can also be used to open the attachment.The attached digital communication is authenticated by a digital signature obtained from a certifying authority under the Information Technology Act ,2000.To know the process of validation of digital signature,please click here 

Steps to open and check the Intimation letter:

  1. Log into your Registered Email(mentioned in income tax efiling)
  2. Find mail from Intimations u/s 143(1)(update section)
  3. Click and open it
  4. Download attachment down at the end
  5. Try to open the PDF file
  6. It asks for a password
  7. Password:PAN number and DOB
  8. Example:PAN is ABCDE1234A AND dob/incorporation is Feb 3 ,1985,then your password is abcde1234a03021985

Steps to confirm yourself online without checking mail:

  1. Go to the income tax efiling portal ,''''
  2. Login ti e-Filing portal by entering user ID (PAN),Password,Captcha code and click login
  3. Post login,click on the' e-file' menu and click 'rectification' link
  4. Select the 'Order /Intimation to be rectified 'as 'income tax or wealth 0 tax' and then select the 'Assessment year'from the drop down
  5. Click continue
  6. Details like PAN,ITR,Financial year ,Assessment year ,latest and Intimation Reference number issued u/s 143 (1)/154 and e filing
  7. Acknowledgement number are auto populated  and displayed for the selected Intimation /order and Assessment year
  8. Select any one of the following 'Request Type'from the drop down list.

Steps to get Intimation letter (original form 16)

  1. Login to your eFiling Account
  2. Go to my account section
  3. Click on service request 
  4. Select new request at request type
  5. Select Intimation at Request category
  6. Select Income tax return at request type and click on submit
  7. Select assessment year
  8. Select Intimation at category
  9. Click on submit

Your request will be submitted and Intimation letter will be sent to registered mail ID

Check here confirmation

Deputy Commissioner of income tax,CPC

Note:Income tax department does not seek any tax payer information like username,password,details of ATM,credit cards ,etc.Tax payers are advised not to part with such information on the basis of emails
For any queries,please call CPC on telephone number 1800-1034455 (toll free) or 080-46605200 and quote the communication reference number mentioned in the Intimation.