Preconditions for Individuals to Register on Income Tax Portal
Before you register on the income tax portal it is necessary to ensure that you have a copy of the following documents:
- Valid Mobile Number
- Current Address
- Current email address
Minors and mentally challenged individuals are considered to be incompetent to register through the Income Tax Portal. They can choose their representative to complete their income tax filing process.
Step-by-Step Process of Registering on the Income Tax Department Website
Step 1: Visit the income tax department portal
On the main page of the income tax portal, Click on Register Yourself. This link is on the right-hand side of the page.
Step 2: Select the User Type.
After selecting your user type, you will be redirected to a Income Tax registration form.
Step 3: Fill in the Basic Details
Enter the Basic Details like name, address and other personal information. Click Here
Step 4: Fill up the Registration Form
You will be required to fill the following details in the registration form are under mandatory field:
- Password details
- Contact Details
- Current address
After verifying all the details, click on Submit.
Step 5: Verification
A six-digit OTP is generated on your mobile number and email ID after duly submitting the form. The OTP must be entered correctly to verify the details successfully.
In case of NRIs, the OTP is sent to the email address of the assessee.
It is important to note that the OTP received on the mobile or email Id expires within 24 hours and if someone fails to finish the registration process within a timespan of 24 hours, then they will be required to initiate the procedure again.
Income Tax Department Efiling Login
Visit the income tax department homepage
For accessing the income tax login page, you will be required to visit the main page of the income tax portal and select the button Login Here for the registered users.
Enter the Details
After submitting the form, you will be redirected to a login page where you can add your income tax login username and password
Once you have clicked on that button, you will be taken to the login page where you have to enter in your username and income tax login password.
It is important to note that for income tax login, the user ID is the individual's PAN Card Number.