CA Sandeep Kanoi
As reported by us today that Income Tax Department needs to further strengthen the security of Income Tax e-filing accounts, in our post titled “Income Tax e-filing website hacking : Need of the Hour ” department has introduced a new option to Change Password for online e-filing account. Under this option Assessee can change the password in case he forgets the same by taking the following steps :-
1. Go To Following link on e-filing website of Income Tax Department :-
2. Enter the PAN and Captcha and press continue
3. You will be directed to a new page on which you have the option to Change Your password using your digital signature. You can select the digital Signature as Registered if you already registered the same on Income Tax e-filing website otherwise you can select the option ‘NEW DSC’ as shown in the Pic below and click the validate button :-
Here you enter your new password and reset the same. Once reset you can login into your account using your this new password.