How to Update Correct Address/Contact Details in Income Tax site?

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    This financial year, if you are planning to e-file your taxes, better to make sure the correct information is updated in the Income Tax Site.

    Whenever the taxpayer changes the Mobile Number or email ID one needs to update the same in Income tax site to get information at the right time.

    How to Update Correct Address/Contact Details in Income Tax site?

    e-Filing users should update and authenticate their correct contact details so that the communication can be sent to the valid Mobile number and E-mail ID. Click to know Tax Terms While Filing Income Tax Returns.

    Here is the step by step proceed on updating Contact Details for registered users. 

    1 Visit Income Tax Site
    2 Go to profile Setting
    3 Select My Profile (There you can see you address and contact details.)
    4 Click on Contact Details tab and Click on Edit
    5 Update the correct Contact Number and Mail ID
    6 Click Save

    Step 2

    7 Verify your contact details
    8 For any changes select back Option
    9 If correct select continue

    Step 3

    You will receive two PINs, one will be sent to your mail ID and another to your mobile Number.
    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.
    10 Click Confirm .

    Once you click confirm, you will receive mail from the department on the updation.

    If the PINs are not received within specified time, the taxpayer may opt for "Resend PINs" option. The PINs once received will be valid for 24 hours. The taxpayers are advised to validate the contact details using the PINs received within 24 hours. If PINs are not validated within 24 hours, the taxpayer has to login and follow the same procedure as above again.

    How to Change Address in Income Tax Site

    1 Visit Income Tax Site
    2 Go to profile Setting
    3 Select My Profile
    4 Select Address
    5 Click on Edit and make necessary changes and click save.

    Your address will be updated.

    Why you should update your address?

    It is extremely important to do so because in case your refund comes by post in will remain undelivered, if there is no ECS or NEFT transfer. It is therefore a good idea to always have the updated address. Periodically, it is good to check if the address has changed or not. This will ensure that your refund cheque is not misplaced. It is not a complicated procedure and the Income Tax Department always encourages individuals to do so. Go ahead and check if the same is updated or not.

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