E-filing of ITR is a one-time task in a whole financial year. So, it is natural to forget your login credentials for the same. Taxpayers find it difficult to access their accounts without any guide to retrieve the income tax login password and user ID. Here is a step by step procedure on how you can recover your income tax credentials.
Access the income tax department portal.
Once you go to the home page from above link, you will find a “Login Here” button on the right side.
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. It will lead you to the page below.
Fill in the User ID and Captcha Code appearing there and continue.
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:
a) Answer Secret Question
b) Upload DSC
c) Using OTP
d) Using Aadhaar OTP