Check tax refund status
Is your income tax refund not received yet? Let me tell you that many times taxpayers get refund within a week and sometimes it takes a lot of time. Let us tell you how you can check the status of your tax refund and for what reasons your refund is delayed.
- January 18, 2021, 5:50 AM IST
Let me tell you that if you fill the bank details wrong or you mess something up, you may get a delay in getting the refund. Apart from this, even if the bank account is not pre-validated, there may be a delay in getting the refund. Also, if your ITR is not verified, then it will take time to get the refund.
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Ways to check income tax refund status1. Check on NSDL website-
>> You can find the status of your refund online at www.incometaxindia.gov.in or www.tin-nsdl.com.
>> Log on to any of these websites and click on the Status of Tax Refunds tab.
>> Enter your PAN number and assessment year for which the refund is pending.
>> If the department has processed the refund, you will get a message mentioning the mode of payment, reference number, status and date of refund.
>> If the refund is not processed or not given, the same message will come.
2. Check like this on e-filing portal-
>> Click here and enter in the e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department.
>> See returns / forms.
>> Go to the My Account tab and select Income Tax Return.
>> Click Submit.
>> Click on the acknowledgment number.
>> A page showing your return details will appear along with the status of income tax refund.
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What is a tax refund?
Income tax payer’s income tax is deducted in advance in a financial year based on his estimated investment documents. But when he submits the final papers by the end of the financial year, if he gets it on account that his tax has been cut more and he has to withdraw the money from the Income Tax Department, he will file ITR for it for refund. Applies