Latest Expert Exchange Queries

GST Demo Service software link: https://ims.go2customer.com
Username: demouser Password: demopass
Get your inventory and invoicing software GST Ready from Binarysoft info@binarysoft.com
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
 
 
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing | GST - Goods and Services Tax
 
 
 
 
Popular Search: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4% :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: empanelment :: cpt :: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: TDS :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD :: VAT Audit :: due date for vat payment :: articles on VAT and GST in India :: form 3cd :: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: VAT RATES :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: list of goods taxed at 4%
 
 
From the Courts »
  The Citizens Cooperative Society Ltd vs. ACIT (Supreme Court)
 K Raveendranathan Nair vs. CIT (Supreme Court)
 M/s Fiberfill Engineers Vs. Deputy Commissioner Of Income Tax
 Commissioner Of Income Tax, Del Vs. Mrs. Tara Sinha
 Unitech Wireless (Tamil Nadu) Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Principal Commissioner Of Income Tax, New Delhi & Ors.
 Pr. Commissioner Of Income Tax – 3 Vs. Delhi State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corp. Ltd.
 CIT vs. D. K. Garg (Delhi High Court)
 The Citizens Cooperative Society Ltd vs. ACIT (Supreme Court)
 Digipro Import & Export Pvt. Ltd vs. UOI (Delhi High Court)
  CIT vs. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (Supreme Court)
  DCIT vs. Hita Land Private Limited (ITAT Mumbai)

Warning! Anyone can hack into your tax records online
July, 15th 2008

Sub Heading : For those who prefer to e-file their returns, the current system offers little safety from cyber cons

If you are thinking of filing your income tax returns online, think twice. It is very easy for anyone to hack into your account and have access to your income tax details.

How can this be done? All a hacker needs to know is your name, permanent account number (PAN) and your date of birth.
He first needs to log onto the e-filing website (https:www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in).

After this, all he needs to do is click on the login link and then click on the 'forgot password' link that appears. Having clicked on the 'forgot password' link, a screen that allows him to change the password appears. There the hacker needs to choose method 1.

In order to change the password,the hacker first needs to know the login. The login in this case is theindividual's PAN.
After entering the login data, he needs to enter your name and then finally your date of birth, or date of incorporation in case of a Hindu undivided family (HUF).

This done, he needs to enter the new password twice and click on the reset password button. And, voila, he has hacked your account. It is as simple as that.

After changing the password, he can access the account using the new password and have access to your tax records. This would include information like your gross income for the year, the amount of tax saving investments you made, the amount of tax deducted at source and the tax refund you may get. He would also have access to your phone number and address.
These days, for most financial transactions, right from opening a bank account or a demat account or to invest in a mutual fund, the PAN number needs to be quoted. Along with this the date of birth also needs to mentioned. So getting hold of these details isn't a big deal.

If someone knows your PAN and date of birth, he can also create your login. And if you want access to it, you'll have to hack it. How do you go about doing that? Well, that has been clearly explained above.
What is surprising is how the income tax department can set up a system that's so easy to hack into.

 
 
Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2017 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Content Management System developers CMS developers Content Management Solutions CMS Solutions CMS India Content Management System India CMS development India Website CMS Website Content Management India Portal CMS India CMS Outsourcing CMS Vendor Complete CMS Custom CMS Services

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions