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20 Jul 2018

#FinancialBytes: Know how to check your I-T refund status online

#FinancialBytes: Checking your I-T refund status online

After you're done with the filing and verification of your ITR, you can easily keep track of the refund status online.

Usually the I-T department sends intimation to the taxpayers via SMS or email, notifying claimants about the amount of refund to be credited to the their bank accounts.

But, refund status can also be checked on the I-T department's e-filing portal, or on TIN-NSDL portal.

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How to check refund status on I-T department's online portal

Method 1

How to check refund status on I-T department's online portal

First, head to the I-T department's online portal.

Log in using your username, password, and the system-generated captcha code.

Once logged in, click on 'View Returns/Forms'.

Now, from the drop-down menu, select 'I-T Returns', and the assessment year concerned.

Your 'Acknowledgement Number' will show up as a hyperlink. Click on it, and you'll be able to see your refund status on the screen.

Method 2

Check refund status online through the TIN-NSDL portal

The second method is simpler than the first one.

Open the online portal of the Tax Information Network (TIN) of the I-T department.

Enter your PAN, select the assessment year, and enter the captcha code displayed to log in.

Once you've done that, a new page showing the status of your tax refund will show up on the screen.

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Should one show the amount of PF withdrawal in the ITR if one has already retired and the service put in was six years?

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Should one show the amount of PF withdrawal in the ITR if one has already retired and the service put in was six years?

Asked on 20-07-2018 by Neelam Bansal

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No, it is not necessary to show the amount of PF withdrawal in the ITR if you are a retired person.

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