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Income Tax E-Filing Registration

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Income Tax E-Filing Registration

The Income Tax E-Filing website is used by all types of taxpayers in India to file their income tax returns. Salaried individuals can easily file ITR-1 return, ITR-2 return and ITR-4 return through the income tax e-filing website itself. In addition to filing income tax return, a taxpayer can also use the income tax e-filing website to view e-filed returns, check ITR status, respond to income tax notice and know tax refund status. Hence, any person having a taxable income of more than Rs.2.5 lakhs must be aware of the procedures for using the income tax e-filing website and have an account. In this article, we look at the procedure for completing income tax e-filing registration and obtaining userid and password for tax return filing.

Step 1: Go to Income Tax E-Filing Website

Go to the income tax e-filing website belonging to the Income Tax Department to start the registration process.

Link -> https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in

Step 2: Register Yourself

Click on the “Register Yourself” button on the top right hand side to begin the process.

Income Tax E-Filing Registration
Income Tax E-Filing RegistrationSelect the User Type (such as Individual, Firm etc) and Click on “Continue” button.

Step 3: Select User Type

Select the type of user for whom income tax e-filing website registration is required. Taxpayers can choose options like individual, partnership, company, trust, etc.,

Step 4: Provide Basic Details

Provide basic details of the taxpayer for whom income tax account is being created. Basic details to be entered are:

  • PAN (this is your User ID for e-Filing website)
  • Name (Surname, Middle name and First name or Organization Name in case of Non-Individuals)
  • Date of Birth /Date of Incorporation
  • Email
  • Mobile Phone (not required for Non-Residents)

Step 5: Email Verification

Once the above details are submitted an email will be sent for verification of the taxpayers email address. Complete the email verification and enter the following details including password to be used for income tax e-filing website and click on submit:

  • Password (This is the password that you will use to access the website- see strong password policy)
  • Personal Details/ Principal Contact Details
  • Contact Details
  • Current Address
  • Subscribe to Mailing List
  • Enable Alerts, reminder and notifications
  • Captcha

Step 6: Activate E-Filing Account

On submission of the above details, the taxpayer will get a message, “Registration successful”. Also, an email will be sent to the taxpayer along with an activation link and a SMS with OTP.

To activate the income tax e-filing account, click on the activation link sent through email and enter the OTP received by SMS. On successfully completing the above steps, the income tax e-filing website will be activate and will be ready for income tax e-filing.


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