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The Income Tax Department NEVER asks for your PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts through e-mail.

The Income Tax Department appeals to taxpayers NOT to respond to such e-mails and NOT to share information relating to their credit card, bank and other financial accounts.

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Response to Defective Notice

To provide response to Defective Notice, please follow the below steps:

1. Login to e-Filing website with User ID, Password, Date of Birth/ Date of Incorporation and Captcha.

2. Go to e-File and click on "e-File in response to Notice u/s 139(9)".

3. Select Form Name and Assessment Year.

4. Enter the Acknowledgement Number and click on "Submit".

5. Enter communication reference number, CPC date, Receipt date, verification Pin mentioned in the Notice u/s 139(9), browse and attach the XML.

6. Click on"Submit" button.

On successful validation, the success message is displayed on the screen​

Response to defective notice is submitted.​