Income Tax Department, Central Board of Direct Taxes changed the rules and guidelines for login and registration on incometaxindiaefiling portal. The department was asking to update contact and other details at the time of login to create the effective communication between the department and the assessee.
As per the site only this notification is showing on the portal “New Registration process to facilitate effective communication between the taxpayer and department is enabled. The existing e-Filing users are required to update their profile by logging into e-Filing account. Users who have registered already and not activated has to register again.”
Department is asking to update the vital information about the taxpayer, like primary and secondary mobile number and e-mail Id, address and bank details.
The updated information, a senior official said, is being sought to ensure that a communication sent to a taxpayer reaches him without fail and in good time.
“A taxpayer can do any business using his or her personal e-filing account only after updating the details,” he said.
As per the new rule a mobile number and e-mail Id can only be linked to 3 PAN’s as earlier it was allowed to link it with the 10 PAN’s.
Assesses are seeing new page after login asking to update their information on the portal.