Income Tax Refund
Check your Income Tax Refund Status Online
Income Tax Refund is the amount paid more than the actual tax liability. The Income tax department provides the facility to verify the refund status online.
Income Tax Refund is referred to the amount of excess tax paid which is returned to the taxpayer. The refund is the difference between the actual tax paid and the actual tax payable. The Income Tax Department of India gives a service to check the income tax refund status online. The online refund portal makes it easy for the taxpayer to verity their tax refund status.
The tax refund payment can be made directly to the taxpayer's account electronically or through a refund cheque. Proper details about the Account number, IFSC Code and address must be filled while e-filing the income tax return by the taxpayer. The service of speed post is used for sending the refund cheques.
The income tax refund status can be checked with the help of PAN number and assessment year. Additionally, it can also be verified through acknowledgement number.
- Check through PAN and Assessment Year
PAN is known as the Permanent Account Number consisting of an alphanumeric identification code of 10 digits issued by the Tax Department, uniquely for each taxpayer. PAN is considered to be a crucial document for obtaining refund status. The procedure to check is as under:
- Enter the PAN Number
- Select the Assessment Year
- Fill the CAPTCHA Code shown
- Submit the Form
- Verify through Acknowledgement Number
Every taxpayer gets an acknowledgement number on e-filing Income Tax Return. The status of income tax refund can be checked by using this number also.
- Enter the Acknowledgement Number
- Copy the CAPTCHA Code shown
- Submit the Form