Verify your e-filing account on the Income Tax Department website

For users who are logging in to the Department website after a long time, the Income Tax Department has introduced a new verification process.

Taxpayers must verify their e-filing account before proceeding to e-file their return.

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Step 1.

Go to https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and log in using your your username, date of birth and password. The username is your PAN number.

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Step 2.

You will be shown the verification screen on the next page.
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Enter your PAN for the username field, a phone number and email address that you currently use. When you click on ‘Continue’, the department gives you a OTP on email /mobile.

 

Step 3.

You will receive the OTP both to your inbox and on your phone.

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Step 4.

Enter the PIN to complete the verification process. Click on “Continue”

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Step 5.

You will see a confirmation message from the Department.

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Step 6.

After your verification on the Income Tax Department website is done, come back to ClearTax and e-file your income tax return. You will be able to successfully complete e-filing.

 

 

 

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