Here’s the link to the e-Filing website of the Income Tax Department : https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Every person having PAN can register himself on the website of income tax department.
All you need is your PAN card, Address, Mobile Number and Email ID with you .
The process of registration is very simple, similar to what we do when signing up in the ecommerce website. The only difference is the number of details required. Just follow these steps and register in less than 5 minutes -
Part 1: Enter Basic Details
|PAN||Mandatory : Should be valid at the time of registration|
|Surname||Mandatory : Should match with surname given in PAN Card|
|First Name||Not Mandatory : Should be as per PAN Card|
|Middle Name||Not Mandatory : Should be as per PAN Card|
|Date of Birth||Mandatory : Should match with Date of Birth given in PAN Card|
|Residential Status||Mandatory : Choose between these two status Resident and Non -Resident|
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Now in Part 2, fill in the following details and click on submit:
After submitting abovementioned details , a six digit OTP 1 and OTP2 will be shared on your mobile number and email ID, specified at the time of registration. Enter the OTP to complete the registration process.
After successful validation of OTP entered , you will the message of successful registration as below :
Note : Your OTP will expire after 24 hours from the actual time of receipt then you need to register again from the beginning.
Although a return can be filed even without registration but If you don’t get registered then you will not be able to avail various other services provided by the website of income tax department.
No, registration is not compulsory for filing Income Tax return.You can e-file your IT returns without your income tax website password too. Just visit https://tax2win.in and file your ITR in just few minutes.
You should keep your login credentials safe and secure similar to the way you keep your banking password and start using the facilities provided by the income tax department website. Know more about the facilities provided by the income tax department efiling website.
You can register anytime, however it is advisable to register as soon as you get your PAN card
As discussed above, all a person needs is his/her PAN no for registration. So, a minor can also register on the income tax website.