66.92% higher refunds issued upto 30th Nov., 2022

The Income Tax Department has issued Income Tax Refund of about Rs 2.15 lakh crore between April 1, 2022 and November 30, 2022. According to a new tweet by the Income Tax Department, this is about 66.92 per cent higher than the refunds during the same period last year.

How to check refund status

Step 1: Login to the e-filing website with User ID, Password, DOB and Captcha.

Step 2: Go to My Account and click on “Refund/Demand Status”.

Step 3: Details will be shown below.

Assessment Year Status Region (if any for refund failure) Mode of Payment is displayed.

Step 4: Taxpayer can now view the refund/demand status.

How to request for refund reissue?

Refund will be issued to pre-validated bank account only. In case of refund failure, the taxpayer can raise a service request in the e-filing portal after receiving communication from the CPC. Let us also tell you how you can do it:-

Step 1: Login to the ‘e-filing’ portal https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/.

Step 2: Click on the ‘My Account’ menu and click on the ‘Service Request’ link.

Step 3: Select ‘Request Category’ as ‘New Request’ and ‘Request Category’ as ‘Refund Reissue’. Click on ‘Submit’.

Step 4: Details like PAN, Return Type, Assessment Year (AY), Acknowledgment Number, Communication Reference Number, Reason for Refund Failure and Response will be displayed.

Step 5: Click on the ‘Submit’ hyperlink located under the ‘Response’ column. All pre-validated bank accounts with status Validated/Validated and EVC Enabled will be shown.

Step 6: Select the bank account in which the tax refund is to be deposited and click on ‘Continue’.

Step 7: If the pre-validation of the account fails, the CPC will inform the taxpayer. The tachypayer will have to resubmit the request for prevalidation of the bank account and re-issuance of the refund.

Step 8: Click on “OK” in the popup. Select the appropriate e-verification mode, generate and submit an Electronic Verification Code (EVC) or an Aadhaar OTP as required, to continue with the request submission. A success message will be displayed confirming the refund re-issue request submission.

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