How to Register in New Income Tax e-filing Website?

How to register for filing Income Tax Return in new income tax Portal (incometax.gov.in) ? – Step by Step by tutorial to register for the first time using PAN

We all know that Income tax department has launched a new income tax portal (incometax.gov.in) for e-filing of income tax return from this financial year. After initial hiccups this income tax portal is now completely ready for Income Tax Return filing.

Whether Taxpayers registered already in the old portal need to register again ? Income Tax Assessee / Taxpayer registered already in the old income tax portal can login with existing user name and password

Registration of Taxpayer on e-Filing website

1) Prerequisite for Individual Users

Before taxpayers start registration, ensure the following details should be hand-in-hand.

  1. Valid PAN
  2. Valid Mobile Number
  3. Valid Current Address
  4. Valid Email Address, preferably your own

Registration Process

Perform the following steps to register as an ‘Individual User’:

Step 1: Visit the ‘e-Filing’ Portal https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/

Step 2: Click ‘Register Yourself’ button located at right side of the Home Page.

How to Register in New Income Tax e-filing Website?

Step 3: Select the user type as ‘Individual’. Click Continue

Step 4: Provide the following basic details:

  • PAN
  • Surname, First Name and Middle Name
  • Date of birth
  • Residential Status

How to Register in New Income Tax e-filing Website?

Step 5: Click ‘Continue’

Step 6: Fill in the following mandatory details:

  • Password Details
  • Contact Details
  • Current Address
  • Click ‘Submit’

How to Register in New Income Tax e-filing Website?

Step 7: After registration,

For Residents, a six digit OTP1 and OTP2 will be shared on your mobile number and email ID, specified at the time of registration.

For Non-residents, OTP will be shared on your primary email ID, specified at the time of registration.

Step 8: Enter the correct OTP to complete the registration process

How to Register in New Income Tax e-filing Website?

Step 9: Set password

After verifying the data, you will have to set a password for your account and a secure login message. The password needs to be a combination of lowercase letters, uppercase letters, and special characters.

How to Register in New Income Tax e-filing Website?

Step 10: Click on ‘Register’

Click on the ‘Register’ button once you have set the password. You will get the following acknowledgement screen.

How to Register in New Income Tax e-filing Website?

After registering your PAN in the new e-filing portal, you can log in to your account and make tax compliances through the same.

2) Prerequisite for HUF

The user must have the following mandatory details:

  1. Valid PAN Card
  2. Valid Mobile Number
  3. Valid Email Address, preferable belonging to KARTA*
*Karta means senior most male member in the family. He is the person who takes care of day to day expenses of the family looks after the family and protects the joint family properties. No outsider or stranger can become a Karta.
Registration Process

Perform the following steps to register as a ‘HUF User’:

Step 1: Visit the ‘e-Filing’ Portal https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/

Step 2: Click ‘Register Yourself’ button located at right side of the Home Page.

Step 3: Select the user type as ‘Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)’. Click Continue

Step 4: Provide PAN of the HUF*’, ‘Name of HUF*’, and ‘Date of Incorporation*

Step 5: Click ‘Continue’

Step 6: Fill in the following details:

  • Password Details
  • PAN Details of Karta
  • Contact Details of Karta
  • Address of HUF
  • Click ‘Submit’

Step 7: After registration,

For Residents, a six digit OTP1 and OTP2 will be shared on your mobile number and email ID, specified at the time of registration.

For Non-residents, OTP will be shared on your primary email ID, specified at the time of registration.

Step 8: Enter the correct OTP to complete the registration process

3) Other than Individual and HUF

The user must have the following mandatory details:

  1. Valid PAN Card
  2. Valid Mobile Number
  3. Valid Email Address, preferably belonging to Principal contact person

Registration Process

Perform the following steps to register as an ‘Other than Individual and HUF User’:

Step 1: Visit the ‘e-Filing’ Portal https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/

Step 2: Click ‘Register Yourself’ button located at right side of the Home Page.

Step 3: Select the ‘User Type’ as ‘Other than individual/HUF’ and select the ‘Sub-User type’ as per the PAN.

  • Company
  • Body of Individuals (BOI)
  • Local Authority
  • Firm
  • Trust
  • Association of Persons (AOP)
  • Artificial Juridical Person
  • Government
  • Click Continue

Step 4: Provide ‘PAN of the Organisation/Entity*’, ‘Organisation Name*’, ‘Date of Incorporation*’. In case of ‘Company’ user, select the ‘Type of company’

Step 5: Click ‘Continue’

Step 6: Fill in the following details:

  • Password Details
  • Personal Details of Principal Contact
  • Contact Details of Principal Contact
  • Address of Organisation/Entity
  • Click ‘Submit’

Step 7: After registration,

For Residents, a six digit OTP1 and OTP2 will be shared on your mobile number and email ID, specified at the time of registration.

For Non-residents, OTP will be shared on your primary email ID, specified at the time of registration.

Step 8: Enter the correct OTP to complete the registration process

Source: www.incometaxindia.gov.in

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