The status of the refund can be checked from the income tax e-filing portal. Here’s how you can do it:
— Click here to access the income tax e-filing portal
— Enter your user ID, password, and captcha to log into your account
— Then click ‘login’
— Then enter the relevant assessment year and click ‘Submit’
— Finally, select the acknowledgment number from the drop-down menu
You can also check the status through the NSDL website. Here’s how you can do it:
— To verify the status of your refund, go to the NSDL website by clicking here
— A screen appears where you need to key in your PAN number, relevant assessment year, and the image on the screen, then click ‘Submit’
— After that, you’ll get a screen that reveals the status of your refund.
Your income tax refund can be paid in two ways: by direct credit of the refund amount or by cheque.