In order to complete e-filing of Income Tax Returns, you are required to complete the process registration and log into the Income Tax e-filing website. By completing the income tax login process, you can access the e-filing portal and access a range of tax-related services. The following is a step-by-step guide to completing the income tax e-filing portal login.
How to Complete the Income Tax Website Login
Step 1: Go to the Income Tax e-filing website and click on the “Login Here” link located at the right hand top corner of the page as shown below:
Step 2: Once you have clicked on the “Login Here” button, you will be redirected to the Income Tax Login page as shown below:
Step 3: On the login page, you have to provide your User ID i.e. PAN (Permanent Account Number) and the password you have set for your income tax e-filing account at the time of registration. Once you have provided these details along with the captcha code, click on “Login” to complete the income tax login of you e-filing account. After login, the income tax e-filing account dashboard view is as follows:
Income Tax Login through Internet Banking
The Income Tax e-filing portal allows individual tax assessees to log into the e-filing portal through the Internet banking interface of most major banks in India. Currently this facility is only available to those who have updated their PAN details with their respective banks.
Step 1: Go to the e-filing logon through Internet banking page. This page contains a complete list of the banks that offer income tax login through their Internet banking portal.
Step 2: Click on the applicable bank name to get redirected to the Internet banking login page of your chosen bank.
Step 3: Use you Netbanking ID and Password to log into the banking portal and access a range of services available after completing login on the e-filing portal. (Ensure that PAN details are updated with your bank otherwise income tax login by netbanking will not work).
How to Reset Income Tax e-filing Login Password
You can easily recover your Income tax e-filing account password in case you have forgotten it.. The following are the key steps of the process:
Step 1: Go to the Income Tax e-filing website home page and click on the “Reset” button located at the top right hand corner of the page.
Step 2: On the subsequent page, you have to provide your income tax e-filing portal User ID which is your PAN. After providing the captcha code on this page, click “Continue” to start the income tax login password reset process.
Step 3: Reset your income tax e-filing ID password using any of the 4 available options:
Answer secret question (as set at the time of Income Tax e-filing portal registration)
- Upload DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)
- Using e-Filing OTP
- Using Aadhaar OTP
Step 4: Provide applicable OTP or upload applicable file and input new password to complete the process of resetting of income tax login password.
Key Services Available after Income Tax e-Filing Portal Login
The Income Tax e-Filing portal provides you with a single unified platform to access a wide range of income tax-related services. Some of the key services that are available include:
- Income tax return filing
- Submission of income tax rectification request
- e-Verify Returns
- Generate EVC (electronic verification code)
- Download of Form 26AS (redirects to TRACES for Form 26AS download)
- View previously filed income tax return(s)
- View Form 15CA
- Submit income tax grievance
- Check status of submitted grievance
- Pre-validate Bank/Demat account