How to Manage your Income Tax Profile on Income Tax Efiling Website

By | May 28, 2018
(Last Updated On: May 29, 2018)

How to Manage your Income Tax Profile on Income Tax Efiling Website

Taxpayer can edit the details such as Address, Contact details. For updating the contact details, OTP authentication is required. However, user can view the PAN details, Aadhaar details and jurisdiction.

Edit Profile Information

Perform the following steps to edit the information associated with your account:

Step 1Logon to the ‘e-Filing’ Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2Go to the ‘Profile Setting’ menu located at the upper-right side of the page⇒ Click ‘My Profile’ ⇒ Click ‘Edit’ button located at right side of the page ⇒ Enter the details ⇒ Click ‘Save’ ⇒ Verify the edited details and Click ‘Continue’
Step 3After updating Contact details,

  • ‘Mobile OTP’ will be sent to the registered mobile number (Primary Contact)
  • ‘Email OTP’ will be sent to the registered email ID (Primary Contact)
Step 4Enter ‘Mobile OTP’ and ‘Email OTP’ ⇒ Click ‘Confirm’

Change the Password

Perform the following steps to change the password in e-Filing:

Step 1Logon to ‘e-Filing’ Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2Go to the ‘Profile Setting’ menu located at the upper-right side of the page ⇒ Click ‘Change Password’
Step 3Enter ‘Current Password’ (Existing password) ⇒ Enter ‘New Password’ ⇒ Confirm the ‘New Password’ ⇒ Click ‘Submit’

Register your Online/Digital Signature (Sign)

During upload of a return, user can sign the return digitally or online by using their Digital Signature Certificate (DSC).
If you do not have your DSC file to register at e-Filing portal, firstly, obtain the DSC file.

Step 1Logon to the ‘e-Filing’ Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2Go to the ‘Profile Setting’ menu located at the upper-right side of the page ⇒ Click ‘Register Digital Signature Certificate’ ⇒ ‘Click here to download the DSC Utility’
Step 3Extract the downloaded DSC Utility ⇒ Open the Executable Jar File (DSC Utility) ⇒ Read the instructions carefully.
Step 4In the DSC Management Utility, go to ‘Register/Reset Password using DSC’ tab ⇒ Enter ‘Enter e-Filing User ID*’‘Enter PAN of the DSC*’ ⇒ Select the type of ‘Digital Signature Certificate’ (DSC)
Step 5DSC using .pfx file:
1. Select the Type of DSC .pfx file
2. Browse and attach the Keystore file (.pfx File)
3. Enter the password for your private key
4. Click ‘Generate Signature file’
DSC using USB token:
1. Select the Type of DSC (.pfx file or USB token) USB Token
2. Select USB Token Certificate ⇒ Click ‘Generate Signature File’ ⇒ Browse and attach the signature file using the browse option ⇒ Click ‘Submit’
Step 6Browse and attach the signature file using the browse option ⇒ Click ‘Submit’

Change Secret Question(s) and Answer(s)

Perform the following steps to change the Secret Question(s) or Answer(s):

Step 1Logon to the ‘e-Filing’ Portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2Go to the ‘Profile Setting’ menu located at the upper-right side of the page ⇒ Click ‘Change Secret Question(s) / Answer(s)’
Step 3Select ‘Primary Secret Question’ ⇒ Enter ‘Primary Secret answer’ ⇒ Select ‘Secondary Secret Question’ ⇒ Enter ‘Secondary Secret Answer’
Step 4Click ‘Submit’

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