When you file Income taxes for the first time you need to register yourself on the income tax portal. Registration is easy & should not take more than 5-10 mins. This guide will help you do it.
Details required for registration:
- Valid PAN number
- Address as per Aadhaar
- Mobile number
- Email Id
Step 1: Go to https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/home
Step 2: On the right-hand side top there is an option new to e-filing register yourself
Step 3: A new window will appear with a drop down, select the option as individual
Step 4: A new window will appear, fill in the details as asked
Step 5: You will be asked to give more details as shared in the below screen, apart from your details, you will be also asked to select 2 secret questions, make sure you make a note of the questions & answers given by you for future reference, in-case you have to reset the password in future. Click on continue once you enter all the details.
Step 6: You will be required to verify your registration, a one-time OTP will be sent to your mobile number & on your email id, enter both the numbers as given & you will be successfully registered with the income tax portal.[/vc_column_text]