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New Income Tax Department E-Filing Website- Registration and Login Process

Updated on: 21 May, 2024 02:50 PM

The income tax return filing has been mandated by the tax department to the eligible taxpayers. The income tax login process and filing the tax return have been made easy via the tax department website. Every taxpayer in India is required to be a registered user on the Income Tax Department's website.

You can now file your taxes through the New income tax portal. The New portal comes with many features and is designed to ease the tax filing process.

How to Register on the Income Tax e filing Portal?

Step 1: Visit income tax Portal https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal

Visit income tax Portal

Step 2: Enter Your PAN Details in the given column.

Enter Your PAN Details

Step 3: Enter Your Basic Details after entering the PAN card details.

Enter Your Basic Details

Step 4: After completing the step one, you need to enter your contact details

Enter Your Contact Details

Step 5: After you have filled the details, the next step is to verify them

Verification

Step 6: Verify the Details you have entered

Verify the Details

Step 7: The next step is to secure your account with a Password. Enter a password which is strong and no one can crack. Use a combination of capital letters, small letters, numbers and symbols.

Secure your account with Password

Step 8: Finally, click on Register to register yourself on the website.

Click on Register

Prerequisites to Income Tax Login Registration

To register on the website you will need the following things with you:

  1. An active PAN
  2. An active mobile number
  3. An email address

With these details handy, you can log on to the website


How to Log In to the Income Tax Portal e-filing Portal?

Step 1: Visit income tax department homepage https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal

income tax department homepage

Step 2: Enter Your Details to login

Enter the Details

Frequently Asked Questions

Q- What is there in the new income tax website?

An key enhancement to the site is the ease with which ITRs can be filed and the speed with which they may be processed to obtain returns and refunds.

Improved security, as well as different methods to access your account.

Improved, user-friendly dashboard with easy navigation. The UI is easy to navigate, and the role-based, classified menus aid in the processing of instructions and profile modifications.


Q- How to Recover Your Password for the Income Tax Department Website

You can reset your password if you've forgotten it. If your PAN is connected to your Aadhaar number, you can reset your password with a mobile OTP sent to your registered phone number.


Q- What is the process for online registration on an income tax efiling website?

One needs to follow the following steps to get registered on income tax efiling website:

  • Step 1: Visit the Income Tax Login Page
  • Step 2: Click on the “Register Yourself” button appearing on the top right hand corner of the page.
  • Step 3: Select the type of user you are such as individual, partnership, company, trust, etc and fill in other basic details as required such as PAN, name, DOB, etc.
  • Step 4: After submitting the above details, you will receive an email for verification of your email address. After completing the verification process, fill and submit certain details such as password, personal details, etc.
  • Step 5: A message “Registration successful”, an email along with an activation link and a SMS with OTP.
  • Step 6: Click on the activation link enter the OTP received to activate your account. Once these steps have been followed successfully, your account will be ready for income tax e-filing.

Q- How to find out tds deduction details?

One can find out his/her TDS deduction details by viewing Form 26AS, which is issued by the income tax department. In order to check TDS deduction details, one needs to follow the given steps:

  1. Visit https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal and login to your account.
  2. Go to 'My Account' tab.
  3. Click on 'View Form 26AS'.
  4. Select 'Year' and 'PDF format'.
  5. Download the file.

Q- What is the best way to file my income tax return?

There are five ways of filing income tax returns:

  1. Directly file to income tax department through offline or online mode.
  2. With the help of tax return prepares (TRPs).
  3. With the help of E-filing websites.
  4. E-filling apps.
  5. With the help of qualified chartered accountants.

Q- How to register pan number on income tax website?

The process of getting PAN registered on an income tax website is the same as getting online registration done on an income tax website. So, you may refer to the FAQ given above.


Q- How to determine If you are a Taxpayer in India?

Whether you are a taxpayer in India or not depends on your residential status determined as per the provisions of the Income tax Act. An individual can either be :

  • Resident and ordinarily resident (ROR)
  • Resident and not ordinarily resident (RNOR),
  • Non resident. While almost the entire income from various sources of a ROR is taxable in India, the scope of taxability of income of RNOR is lower and for a non resident it ia the lowest.

Q- Forgot user id of income tax website, what to do?

PAN number is user id always. If you forget your password you can recover it easily by clicking forgot password. You will have to validate yourself through your registered email id. You can reset it from incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.


Q- What is e filing website password?

The e filing website password is used with the user id (which is the PAN of the taxpayer) to login to the income tax e filing site.


Q- What is ITR form number?

There are seven types of ITR forms which have been notified by the income tax department for filing income tax return. They are ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3, ITR 4, ITR 5, ITR 6 & ITR 7. Each form applies to a particular class of taxpayers and is to be filled by them. For example, ITR 1 is filed by individual taxpayers who have earnings from salary or other source and have one house. For more details on which ITR form to use when, please visit https://tax2win.in/guide/itr-forms


Q- What are the prerequisites for Individuals to Register on Income Tax Portal?

An individual while registering on income tax efiling portal shall keep the following details handy:

  • PAN card details
  • Mobile No
  • Address Details
  • Aadhar
  • E mail ID

CA Abhishek Soni
CA Abhishek Soni

Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2Win.in. Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.