Step 1: Visit the e-filing website https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2: Login to e-file your returns
Step 3: Register to e-file ITR
Step 4: Select the User Type
Step 5: Basic details must be filled up
Step 6: Registration Form must be filled
Step 7: Verification of PAN
PAN will then be verified by the system and your transaction ID as well as contact details will be displayed on the screen.
Step 8: Activation of Account
Activate your Income Tax Department account through the link sent to your email ID
If you did not file your income tax returns, you have to submit a response on the e-filing portal as follow:
- Log in to the e-filing website (https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in).
- Click on the ‘Compliance’ tab and you will get two options, viz. ‘View and submit my compliance’ and ‘View my submission’. The first option will display the information for the assessment years when the return was not filed as per the records of the Income Tax Department or if the department needs third party details.
- You can then select one of the options on-screen, viz. ‘the return has been filed’, or ‘the return has not been filed’.
- If you select ‘the return has not been filed’, you will get the following options, viz. ‘return under preparation’, ‘no taxable income’, ‘business has been closed’, and ‘others’. Choose the relevant option and click on ‘Submit’.