www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in is a government website where you can file income tax return, check Form 26AS, download returns filed previously and respond to tax notices. To do these things, you must register on this portal.
Read this detailed guide by H&R Block to understand the registration and login process.
Follow the below mentioned steps to register yourself:
If you forget your password to login to your account on the Income Tax Department, you can easily reset it by using the “Forgot Password” option. The website gives you four options to reset your password.
[ Read: Reset your password for ITD Website ]
Form 26AS or the Tax Credit Statement is a consolidated tax statement. It is required for tax filing because it contains details such as tax deducted at source by deductors and tax collected at source by collectors on your behalf with respective TAN number.
It also contains the details of your various financial transactions reported through AIR, along with the details of refund paid to you and interest income thereof. All this information will be relevant for e-filing your tax return.
[ Read: View Form 26AS Online ]
Aadhaar card is now mandatory for filing your income tax return. The government has made changes in the tax laws and made it compulsory for taxpayers to link their PAN to Aadhaar. It is also mandatory for all the taxpayers who are eligible to get an Aadhaar to quote their Aadhaar /Aadhaar Enrolment number in their tax returns starting 1st July 2017
[ Read: Document Required for Income Tax Filing ]
You can also e-file your income tax return with H&R Block.
E-filing with H&R Block is far more easy, hassle-free and faster. Also, there is no risk of error in return filing.