How to register for income tax filing online at incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in: Check step by step guide
The return can be filled at the official website of Income Tax Department i.e www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. The process of filing your Income Tax return is quite simple. It includes registration on the website, understanding the e-portal and links, filling of required forms and finally filling your tax online.
The current financial year is about to end and people have already started filing their Income Tax Return (ITR). An easy and convenient way to file your Income Tax Return is filing it online. The return can be filled at the official website of Income Tax Department i.e www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. The process of filing your Income Tax return is quite simple. It includes registration on the website, understanding the e-portal and links, filling of required forms and finally filling your tax online. Online filling of Income Tax Returns has eased the process. People now can fill the return from their home. This has helped the Income Tax Department to gain more taxes as compared to earlier, when these procedures were used to be done through offline channels.
You can also check the status of your filed income tax return online. The income tax assessees can check the status of their ITR (income tax return) online through its e-filing portal, incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. Using this facility, individuals who had filed their income tax online (through the e-filing process) can find information on the status of their submission, according to the Income Tax Department's website.
Here is a step by step guide on how to register for Income Tax filing online:
Step 1: To register, visit the Income Tax Department website first.
Step 2: You will find the 'Register Yourself' option on the right-hand side. Click on the option to move ahead.
Step 3: Now select your user type like Individual/HUF etc.
Step 4: Now enter your personal details like PAN, name, date of birth etc. The PAN will be used as your user ID on the income tax department's website.
Step 5: Now on the registration form screen, set up your password and security questions, in case you forget your password. It is mandatory to include lowercase letters, uppercase letters and special characters in the password.
Step 6: After that enter your personal mobile number and email ID, not the company or any other mail id.
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Step 7: Finally, enter your present and permanent address details.
Step 8: The website will then verify your PAN to their database and display your transaction ID and contact details on the last screen.
Step 9: You will need to activate your Income Tax Department account by clicking on the activation link in the email they send.
Step 10: Your account is set up and is ready for you to view your tax credit statements and income tax returns.
Step 11: Now log in to your account in the income tax e-filing portal.
Step 12: Go to the homepage of the portal. There will be a box on the right side that has a ‘Login Here’ button for registered users. Click that option.
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Step 13: Now you will be directed to the login page where you have to enter in your username and income tax login details.
Step 14: Now view and download your Form 26AS (Tax Credit Statement).
Now you can have a view of your tax credit statement to know about the TDS amount deducted and submitted on your behalf by different deductors and collectors. The statement also contains information of tax collected on behalf of the taxpayer by collectors as well as details of a tax refund.