Updated: Jul 15, 2020
Central Board of Direct Tax provides the one-time relaxation to all the taxpayers for verification of tax-returns is for returns which are pending due to non-filing of ITR-V Form and processing of such returns vide CBDT Circular No.13/2020 dated 13th July 2020 issued.
Income Tax Return Processing Pending: The CBDT has granted a one-time relief to taxpayers for the verification of tax returns for the assessment years 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 which are pending due to non-filing of the ITR-V Form and processing of such returns.
In case of returns which were uploaded electronically by the taxpayer within the time allowed under section 139 of the Act and which have remained incomplete due to non-submission of ITR-V Form for verification, the income tax department now permits verification of such returns either by sending a duly signed physical copy of ITR-V to CPC, Bengaluru through speed post or through EVC/OTP modes. Such verification process must be completed by 30.09.2020.
Source - (Twitter, Income Tax India)