Digital Signature is an electronic form of signature. The Income Tax Department has made it mandatory to file a Tax Audit along with a DSC.

Steps to file ITR with Tax Audit

  • Apply for DSC in order to authenticate your identity electronically
  • Download DSC Utility from the Income Tax Portal
  • Register DSC: You are required to register the DSC on the IT Portal. 
  • Approve Tax Audit Report: Once your Auditor has filed the Tax Audit report, you need to accept/reject it from your IT account using DSC.
  • Upload ITR: You can upload the ITR from your Income-tax account by uploading the JSON file and e-verify using the DSC.

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Users filing ITR 3 (audit is applicable), will have to e-file their return on the Income Tax portal.