There are several ways to check if your income tax refund status. You can either visit the new electronic income tax filing portal or the NSDL website
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A person is eligible for a tax refund if they have paid income tax in excess of their tax burden for a given year. The tax department reimburses the excess tax to the taxpayer after taxation.
There are several ways to check if your income tax refund status. You can either visit the new electronic income tax filing portal or the NSDL website.
Here’s how to check your tax refund status on the electronic income tax filing portal:
- Visit the official website at incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal.
- Enter your username and password to log in to the portal.
- Select the “Show Returns/Forms” option from the drop-down menu.
- Choose “Tax Returns” from the “Select an option” drop-down menu.
- Enter the relevant assessment year and submit.
- Choose the acknowledgment number from the drop-down menu on the page.
See the income tax refund via the NSDL website:
The income tax refund will be paid either by check or by direct credit of the amount. Refunds are processed between 20 and 45 days after the IT returns have been processed.
The refund can be requested via the ITR form. The Income Tax Department will only process the tax refund if it has been validated by submitting a signed copy of the ITR form, either online or offline.
The IT department will process the income tax refund only if the request has been confirmed as valid and legitimate.
When can I claim an income tax refund?
Some of the situations in which a refund may be claimed are when excess withholding tax is paid, or when an employer deducts excess withholding tax (TDS) from an employee, or when the excess of TDS is deducted from an individual’s income from fixed obligations or taxes. deposits.
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