Did you receive a notice u/s 139(9)? Here is how you can respond to it electronically
Did you receive this notice u/s 139(9)? Here is how you can respond to the defective return notice received from CPC Income Tax Department.
Once the online filed returns are processed and the return is termed as defective, assesse is facilitated to submit the response against defective notice u/s 139(9) sent by CPC. Here is the detailed step by step procedure with screenshots for responding to a notice u/s 139(9) in lieu of defective return received from CPC Income Tax Department.
Step 1: Click here & the following window will open. Login with your credentials, the user ID is the PAN number.
Step 2: After successfully logging into your account, the following window will appear. Click on “View Return/Forms”.
Step 3: The following window will appear. Note down the latest ITR/Form i.e. “ITR-4” in the specimen screenshot, this will be used in “Step 9”.
Step 4: Now return back to the main window and Click on “My Pending Actions”.
Step 5: The following window will appear, click on the “Click Here” option.
Step 6: The following window will appear, click on the “Submit” option.
Step 7: After clicking on the “Submit” option, the following window with your respective defects will appear. Select “Yes” In the 4th Column of “Do you Agree with defects?”.
Step 8: After selecting “Yes”, you will see the following change.
Step 9: In the “ITR Form Name”, select the return form name that you noted down in “Step 3” above, upload the rectified ITR XML File and click on “Submit”.
Step 10: You have successfully responded to defective return notice u/s 139(9). The following window will appear, kindly retain the acknowledgement number for further communications with the department.
Abhinav Chhabra (Abhinav@HKCIndia.com)
Kavya Narula (Kavya@HKCIndia.com)