A valid Email ID and Mobile Number to be Registered/Updated on the E-Filing Website of the Income Tax Department
A valid Email ID and Mobile Number has to be registered/updated on the e-filing website of the Income Tax Department so that direct communication with taxpayer can be possible. For details, taxpayers can log on to: https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/eFiling/Portal/StaticPDF/Update_Contact_Details.pdf)
Important announcement for Tax payers for updating contact details in e-Filing Portal
|New User||Provide the correct Mobile Number and Email ID during the Registration in the e-Filing portal, Activation link would be sent to the registered E-mail ID and a One Time Password (OTP also called PIN) is sent to the registered Mobile Number. User needs to Click on the Link provided in the E-mail and enter the OTP
received in the mobile number for Successful activation of the
registered user in e-Filing portal
|Registered User||After the user logs in to the e-filing account, the user is requested to update the current Mobile number and E-mail ID. The user should update their personal Mobile number and Email so that the updated contact particulars are registered with the Department or confirm that the Mobile number and email ID already registered is their valid personal contacts. Upon submitting the details, Department would immediately send OTPs (PIN1 & PIN2) to new mobile number and Email ID. The respective PINsPIN1 and PIN2 received through Mobile number and E-mail ID should be entered by them in the respective input fields to authenticate that the email ID and mobile are correct. Upon successful validation the Mobile number
and email ID would be updated in the taxpayer’s profile and the process would be complete. If the PINs are not received within specified time (say 2 minutes), the taxpayer may opt for “Resend PINs” option.
-> My Profile” the taxpayer can select to include the Secondary Contact to also receive emails, alerts etc.
-> My Profile” after login to eFiling portal.
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