Documents Required for Income Tax Return Filing in India
November 15, 2017
NRI Income Tax Return Filing through Online Tax Experts
November 15, 2017 Login & Registration

Last Update Date : April 26, 2019
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incometaxindiaefiling efiling 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.

How to Register on

Follow the below mentioned steps to register yourself:

  • Step 1: Go to Income Tax India e-Filing Website (1)
  • Step 2: Click on the “Register Yourself” button present on the top right corner.

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  • Step 3: On the registration form, select the user type as “Individual” and click on the “Continue” button.



  • Step 4: Next step is to fill the mandatory fields (marked with asterisk) and click on the “Continue” button.

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  • Step 5: Please fill all the mandatory details (marked with asterix). Make sure to fill correct mobile number and email-id currently used by you, as further communication will be sent to your email-id and mobile number by the Income Tax Department and click on the “Submit” button.

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  • Step 6: Once the registration is complete, you will receive an email on your registered email id from Income Tax Department through their email-id, ‘’ Make sure to add this email-id to your white list/safe sender list so that the email does not end up in spam box in your email account. An OTP will also be sent to your registered mobile number.

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  • Step 7: Access the email sent to you by Income Tax Department and click on the enclosed activation link. It will take you to the activation page.

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  • Step 8: In the activation page, enter the OTP you received earlier and press the “Submit” button.

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  • Step 9: Once you submit the OTP, your registration is successfully completed. So, now you can login to access your account.

Steps for Income Tax e-Filing Login

  • Step 1: Open the Incomeindiaefiling Login Page (2)
  • Step 2: Enter your user id, password, captcha code as show below and click “Login”
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  • Step 3: You will be redirected to your account page.

How to reset your password on

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 ]

View your Form 26AS

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 mandatory for e-filing Income Tax Return

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 ]

Filing your Income Tax Return with H&R Block

You can also e-file your income tax return with H&R Block.

  • Go to Income Tax Login
  • Register, set up your profile, upload Form 16 & pay
  • Our dedicated expert calls you to discuss your taxes
  • Our expert then prepares & shares your tax summary
  • Review and get returns e-filed

E-filing with H&R Block is far more easy, hassle-free and faster. Also, there is no risk of error in return filing.

Benefits of e-filing your Income Tax Return with H&R Block

  • H&R Block is a registered e-return intermediary with the Govt. with lakhs of clients and 8.9/10 satisfaction rating.
  • The application is user friendly.
  • Live chat and call support throughout the process.
  • H&R Block Tax Advisors ensure that you do not miss on any credit and deduction that you deserve. They will not let you miss any income that may attract penalty in future for non-reporting.
  • Post filing, Account Page access, with details of your uploaded documents & past returns.
  • 100% secure with encryption measures built in and an assurance about confidentiality of your personal information.

  • Knowledgeable & experienced tax professionals
  • Accurate calculation & speedy filing
  • Proactive tax-saving advice & year-round support
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Chetan Chandak (B.Com, LLB)
Chetan is the Head of Tax Research at H&R Block (India) with an experience of more than a decade in tax advising. He is also a regular contributor for some of the leading news publications in India such as Economic Times, Financial Express and Money Control. Professionally, Chetan is fascinated by international taxation and expat-related tax research.

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