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Easy ways to reset password on Income Tax e-filing website

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E-filing of ITR is a one-time task in a whole financial year and it is natural that so many of us often forget about the login ID and the password, which is not shocking at all. In that case, there are various alternative through which anyone can recover the income tax e-filing login credentials while login to the income tax portal. Here is a step by step process on how you can retrieve your income tax IDs along with the password.

As Every year during e-filing ITR season, many taxpayers log in to the income tax departments e-filing website to file their income tax return or download Form 26AS, and hence, if you don’t remember your password, then look at these steps to can reset your income tax IDs along with the password.

Step 1: In homepage, click on Login

Step 2:Once you click the “Login Here” button and enter the login page, click on the “Forgot Password” button in the third last line of the dialog box.

Fill in the User ID and Captcha Code appearing there and continue.

Step 3:

Once you provide your User ID and captcha code, you will be directed to “Reset Password” dialog box where you will select any one option from the drop-down list and provide mandatory details.

The drop-down list has the following:

  • Answer Secret Question
  • Upload DSC
  • Using OTP
  • Using Aadhaar OTP

Step 4:

If you have previous registered your digital signature on the income tax website, you can also reset your password by simple uploading your digital signature.

 Income tax e-filing password-

It is important to note that income tax website does not have the option of resetting the old password. However, you can reset and create a new password and after creating a new password, you would be able to login through the new password. Thus, Incometaxindiaefiling login is not a tedious task, it takes a few minutes to register yourself for further ITR filing process.

At last, once the taxpayer has used any of the above options to recover his password, he will get access to income tax department portal. Moreover, from there he can easily change the password or other details easily. For more details you can  talk to our Tax Expert or raise your query related to Financial services at, we would love to assist you!

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