The Income Tax Department has refunded more than 1.67 lakh crore rupees to more than 1.87 crore taxpayers till February 7 in the current financial year (2021-22). This figure is of refunds made between 1 April 2021 to 7 February 2021. Of these, 1.48 crore refunds amounting to Rs 28,704.38 crore are for assessment year 2021-22 (financial year ending March, 2022). Of this, the personal income tax refund was Rs 59,949 crore, while the tax refund of corporates was Rs 1,07,099 crore.
Income Tax Department tweeted and said, “CBDT has issued refund of Rs 1,67,048 crore to 1.87 crore taxpayers during 1st April, 2021 to 7th February, 2022. Out of this, refund of Rs 59,949 crore has been issued to 1.85 crore individual income tax payers. Whereas in 2.28 lakh cases, corporate tax of Rs 1,07,099 crore has been refunded.
It is worth noting that in the last financial year 2020-21, the Income Tax Department had issued tax refunds of Rs 2.62 lakh crore to 2.38 crore taxpayers. This was 43.2 percent more than the refund of Rs 1.83 lakh crore issued in the financial year 2019-20.
Check Refund Status from the new website of Income Tax Department->> First you have to go to the website http://www.incometax.gov.in >> Enter User ID and Password.>> After login you will see the option of e-filing .>> Now you select Income Tax Returns>> After that click on View File Return.>> Now the details of your ITR will be shown.
You can complain to the Income Tax Department sitting at home, even after there is no disturbance, the refund has not come, then it can be complained to the Income Tax Department. The Income Tax Department has issued a toll free number for this. Taxpayers can also register complaints through the Income Tax Department’s e-filing portal.
080-46605200 (Helpline) and 1800-103-4455 (Toll free) for queries related to the notification, refund, processing and rectification of your Income Tax returns. This facility is available between 8 AM and 8 PM from Monday to Friday