As reported by us  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 :-

https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/e-Filing/Services/ForgotPassword.html

2. Enter the PAN and Captcha and press on continue

reset Pass word

3.  You will be directed to a new page where again on which you have the option to Change Your password using 4  alternatives one of them being  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 :-

Password ResetHere you enter your new password and reset the same. Once reset you can login into your account using your this new password.

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0 responses to “I-T e-filing : Reset Password using Digital Signature”

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  2. ravi kumar says:

    sir we can get e filing password through new digital signature

  3. Bhagwan Das says:

    My CA (Suggested by my Bank) was filling my returns. Gradually he blackmailed me for higher amount for efilling. i asked him to give my user id and password to me but he declined. i cannot reset my password as all fields were filled by him as per his comfortable way. Now how can i over come from this problem. i have ack no but not bank account. i can’t afford for DS. i do not know TAN of deductor (because it was not applicable in my case).

  4. Pallvi says:

    Respected Sir
    Please tell us how we can submit our digital signature and there is any fee charges for submission in income tax e filing

  5. Nitin Tandle says:

    I agree with Chartered Prabhu exactly same is the case with me. we can’t give such an advice to pay for DS alongwith our fees. Assessee is ready to pay any of the one.DSC is not a proper solution for the same. In Compititive Exam.UGC NET they are providing such facility by confirming an Appropriate Candidate.

  6. Raisuddin Qureshi says:

    Pan No.AABPQ8646D
    Date of Birth:- 01.11.1954
    Name:-Raisuddin Qureshi
    Father’s Name:-Muhammad Islam Qureshi
    Address:-Village-Rasulabad
    Billhour Road
    Rasulabad, Kanpur(Dehat)-209306(U.P)

  7. Yogesh Jain says:

    If you want to reset your password just use your acknowledgment of previous year’s return and if still can’t do that just send a mail to the department.

  8. manilal says:

    Sir if Any New Client come for It File And other person has register his pan card Client do not know about pan card registration in E filing Portal than in that case what will we do Pleas reply me

  9. manilal says:

    Sir if Any New Client come for It File And other person has register his pan card Client do not know about pan card registration in E filing Portal than in that case what will we do

  10. TRP Ramalingam says:

    Please extend the previous years for reset the password.
    Bank Details & Acknowledgment No. For getting password
    Now a days Asst. year 2012-2013 & 2013-2014 are available Now.
    Extent the Asst. Year to 2011-2013 & 2010-11
    Hence it will be useful.

  11. ram babu B.Com says:

    agreed with prabhu.
    suggest that e-filing password should be linked with the password used for internet banking. Small assessees / mostly employees will use / enable internet banking. from there they should be directed to e-filing site-ask them to enter PAN No.-if this matches with the PAN No. provided to the bank then they should be enabled to change the password and / or file. THIS IS SUGGESTED ASSUMING THE PASSWORD OF THE BANK ACCOUNT WILL NORMALLY NOT BE GIVEN TO ANY BODY INCLUDING THEIR TAX CONSULTANT.

  12. DIPAK GULHANE says:

    ITD has improved Password reset mechanism only for techsavy clients but forgot to consider option for Aam Aadmi who even dont even heard concept of DS.

    ITD is really smart…..Crores of returns pending due to passowrd reset difficulties as ammended by ITD….Keep-it-Up!

  13. PREM SAGAR KUNDE says:

    SIR
    I AM VERY HAPPY TO GO THROUGH THIS NEW METHOD. IT IS REALLY INNOVATIVE AND WILL STOP THE HIKARS FROM DOING WRONG METJHODS. THANKS.

  14. V. SHRI KUMAR says:

    While the above change is welcomed, there is need for liberty to choose Used ID also to prevent hacking to a large extent possible. Hitherto, as per IT Department one has to necessarily choose one’s PAN No. only, which can be obtained with least difficulty. I suggest IT Department to please consider this aspect also for the benefit of tax payers.

  15. v.k.gupta says:

    but after reset the new password when we login our ID then computer say that
    that please enter password as per your mailid

  16. GirishSPrajapati says:

    What about individual’s reset password as could not be reset after so many attempts.

  17. CA T NPRABHU says:

    This cannot be a solution for all and sundry assessees, like a small TDS refund for Rs. 1000, how u can ask him to get DSC. or do you have a general solution so that a CA can register for the assessees. The real problem is when the assessee wants to change his efiler, if he does not have last years ack or other items of other criterias, it will be difficult to reset the password. please hurry up and inform

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