Previous Years’ Tax Returns – How to Check if You’ve E-Filed?

Updated on: Jun 20th, 2024


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Do you want to download your previous year's income tax returns? or Do you want to check if you have filed previous year’s return and sent your ITR-V?
Well, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to download your previous year tax returns.

How to Download your Previous Years' ITR?

Step 1: Go to the Income Tax Department’s website and login to your account with the credentials.

Step 2: Click on 'e-file' tab > Go to ‘Income Tax Returns’> Click on ‘View Filed Returns’

view filed returns

Step 3: You can find the income tax returns filed for all the assessment years along with their processing status. You can select the year and click on ‘Download Form’ to download the ITR. In the downloaded form, we can find the processing status of the ITR and know if there is an outstanding demand or refund. 

ITR-V download

Frequently Asked Questions

How can i check my previous years' return online?

Step 1: Go to the income tax India website at and log in. 

Step 2: Select the 'e-File'>'Income Tax Returns'>'View Filed Returns' option to see e-filed tax returns.

Is it possible to download my old Income Tax Return?

Yes. You can download the pdf version of filed ITR from the income tax e-filing portal - under e-File > Income Tax Returns> View Filed Returns.

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