Tax Deparment introduced a facility of direct
login to income tax e-filing account using your net banking
facility. So with this latest development all the hustle bustle of
resetting password is resolved and tax payers can find themselves at
This facility earlier was launched with few banks but now is launched
with all the banks. So now if you have online banking you can also log
in to your e-filing account of Income Tax department.
This latest update is welcoming and will resolve all the issues
faced by genuine individuals.
Following are the other options to
reset password for e-filing website of Income Tax India.
to Reset Password for Income Tax India's e-filing website?
have come across many people who registered with Income Tax India's
e-filing website but later on forgot the password that they had set at
the time of registeration. We frquently receive mails regarding how to
reset password for Income Tax e-filing website. Here we have charted
out all possible ways to reset password for Income Tax e-filing website:
Following are the possible ways to reset your e-filing password:
- The answer to security question that you selected at
the time of reisteration
- Acknowledgement No. of the electronically
filed Income Tax return for any previous year and
- Digital signature certificate if you had registered
it with Income Tax E-filing website.
- One Time Password(PIN)
- Login through your Interent Banking Account. This
facility presently is with very few banks, but later it is expected to
be initiated with all major banks.
- Now how to move forward when you have any
of the above:
- Go to log in page of Income Tax India's e-filing
website- you may copy paste this link to yourbrowser-
- Your PAN is the user id for e-filing website. So
enter your PAN and click on forgot password (two times) as shown in the
clicking on the forgot password, a screen wil emerge asking to enter
your user id ie. PAN and a captcha code. Enter the same. Now following
screen will appear:
- Now here select the appropriate option.
1- When you select -Answer
Secret question- You will be asked to enter your Date of
Birth which should be as per your PAN, the secret question and its
2- When you select - Enter
e-filed Acknowledgement Number and Bank Account Number-
need to select the Assessment Year from the drop down for
e-filed acknowledgement number of the IT Return you are going to enter,
then the e-filed Acknowledgement Number which is given on your ITR V
and the Bank Account Number which was entered in filing the Income Tax
very important part:
A screen will appear showing you the email id which is registered with
e-filing website. It will also give you an option to change the
registered e-mail id. Here on selecting the option Change email id, you
will be able to change the egistered mail id and new password will be
sent to the updated e-mail id.
you select - Upload
Digital Signature- You need to upload your
- Following two Options were
introduced from the year 2014-15 after noticing the problems faced by
genuine tax payers:
you select - Using
- This is the latest improvement by e-filing portal for resetting your
- On selecting this option a One Time
Password(PIN) will be
sent to your registered mail id, and to your registered mobile number
too. By entering both the PINs you will be able to reset your
- Here if you have lost your
registered mail id or the registered id
was of some one else, an option is given to reset password by
giving new mail id & phone number. Make sure to give a valid
mail id & mobile number, as the PIN to reset password will be
sent to your mail and mobile both. You need to enter both the PINs.
- If you chose the option of new mail id
& phone number, you will also be required to enter any one of
you select - Log
in through your net-banking account -
- TAN from your 26AS - TAN of your
deductor of only for the Assessment Year 2013-14 or 2014-15
- Click here to know - What is 26AS?
- OLTAS Challan Identification Number
(CIN) - Receipt number of the TAX paid by you only for the Assessment Year 2013-14
- Your Bank account number- this shall
be the same that you filled while filing your Income Tax e-return.
- Another admirable step launched by e-filing portal of
Income Tax India is that now you can log-in to your e-filing account
directly through your net banking account. You can log in to your net
banking account and from there choose the option of going to your
Income Tax e-filing account. Once you access your e-filing account, you
can easily reset password from there.
- Presently this facility is
launched with Corporation
Bank, Union Bank
of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Punjab
National Bank & Bank of India.
Still you have any doubt in mind feel free to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or through Contact
- You may also like to see:
- How to
create log in/ register on Income Tax India's e-filing website
- How to
e-file your IT return for the Financial Year 2012-13
- How to view your Tax
Credit Statement (Form 26AS)
- How to
pay taxes using online banking