Re-Validate Bank Account on Income Tax Portal: Reasons for Failure and Action to be Taken

Re-Validate Bank Account on Income Tax PortalRe-Validate Bank Account on the Income Tax Portal: Check Reasons for the Failure and Action to be Taken After Any Event of Failure.

In some cases, the validation process for a bank account added to the Income Tax e-filing portal may fail.

However, the portal provides an option to re-validate the account details and resolve any issues that led to the initial failure.

Re-Validate Bank Account on Income Tax e-Filing Portal

The complete process to re-validate the bank account on the Income Tax e-Filing Portal is provided below:

Step 1: Log in to your account on the e-filing portal and navigate to the “My Bank Accounts” section. If the validation for a bank account failed previously, its details will be listed under the “Failed Bank Accounts” tab.

Locate the account you need to re-validate. Here click on the “three verticle dot“. Then, click on the “Re-Validate” button.

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Step 2: On the “Add Bank Account” page, your previously entered details will be pre-filled. Review and update the information if necessary.

Re-Validate Bank Account on Income Tax e-Filing Portal

Step 3: Click on the “Validate” button to initiate the re-validation process.

Re-Validate Bank Account on Income Tax e-Filing Portal

Upon successful re-validation, the bank account will be added under the “Added Bank Accounts” tab, and the status will be updated to “Validation in progress.” The portal will then verify your contact details with the bank’s records.

If the details match, your bank account will be validated, and you can check the updated status in the “Status” column of the “Added Bank Accounts” tab.

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Reasons for Failure and Actions to be Taken

If the validation still fails, you’ll need to take action based on the reason for failure, as outlined below:

For Integrated Banks:

Reason for Failure Action to be Taken
PAN not linked with bank account Contact your bank branch to link your PAN with the bank account, then click “Re-Validate” to submit the request. Contact the branch for further information.
Name mismatch Contact your bank branch to update the name as per your PAN. Then, re-validate, update the details, and submit the request for re-validation.
Bank Account Number mismatch Click “Re-Validate,” enter the correct bank account number, and submit the request for re-validation.
Account number does not exist Click “Re-Validate,” enter the correct bank account number, and submit the request for re-validation.
Invalid IFSC Click “Re-Validate,” enter the correct IFSC, and submit the request for re-validation.
Bank account closed/inactive Click “Re-Validate,” and try with a different bank account number. Contact your branch for further information.
Bank account dormant Click “Re-Validate,” and try with a different bank account number. Contact your branch for further information.

For Non-Integrated Banks:

Reason for Failure Action to be Taken
PAN not linked with bank account Link the PAN with the bank account and click “Re-Validate” to submit the request. Contact your branch for further information.
PAN mismatch Link the correct PAN to the bank account and click “Re-Validate” to submit the request. Contact your branch for further information.
Invalid account type Click “Re-Validate,” select the correct bank account type, and submit the request for validation.
Invalid IFSC Click “Re-Validate,” enter the correct IFSC, and submit the request for validation.
Account closed Click “Re-Validate” and try with a different bank account number. Contact your branch for further information.
Zero balance Account/Inactive account Click “Re-Validate” and try with a different bank account number. Contact your branch for further information.
Litigated Account Click “Re-Validate” and try with a different bank account number. Contact your branch for further information.
Account holder name invalid Click “Re-Validate” and update the details. Contact the branch to update the name as per your PAN.
Account frozen or blocked Click “Re-Validate” and try with a different bank account number. Contact your branch for further information.

By following these steps and addressing the specific reasons for failure, you can successfully re-validate your bank account on the Income Tax e-filing portal.

It’s importnat to provide accurate information and work closely with your bank branch to resolve any discrepancies, ensuring a smooth validation process.

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