Income Tax Refund If you have not filed the return yet, then you can file the return by 31 December 2023. All the taxpayers who have filed ITR are waiting for their tax refund. Through this article, know that if you do not get the refund then where should you complain?
ITR Refund: It is mandatory to pay tax on time to the Government of India. If any person’s annual income is more than Rs 2.5 lakh, then he must file ITR. Still last chance to file ITR. Those taxpayers who have not filed the return can file the return till 31 December 2023. Right now many taxpayers are waiting for the refund of income tax.
According to the Income Tax Department, 3.44 crore ITRs have been processed so far. Tax refund will be sent to all these taxpayers by the Income Tax Department. The refund is received by the taxpayer after 7 to 120 days of filing the return. Sometimes there is a delay in getting the tax refund.
Refund comes late due to these reasons
Tax refund gets delayed if wrong bank account details are filled.
Many more documents are required to get the refund.
Even if we give wrong information for a refund, there is a delay in getting a refund.
Apart from this, even if there is a difference between TCS and TDS, the process of refund is under process.
What to do if refund is not received
If you haven’t received your tax refund, the first thing you should do is check your mail. Many times the Income Tax Department mails the taxpayer to get additional information. If no mail is received then you should check your ITR status. Through the status, you can know whether your refund has expired. Once the refund expires, you should apply for refund re-issue. Whereas, if you are getting ‘Returned’ show in the status, then you can send a request for refund reissue on the e-filing portal.
If the refund does not come within 30 days after filing the return, then the first thing you should do is to check the status of the ITR. If you have not been given any reason, you can file a complaint at incometax.gov.in. Apart from this, you can also contact the Income Tax Department’s helpline number (toll free) 1800-103-4455. You can contact this number from 8 am to 8 pm on working days. You can also file a complaint on the e-filing portal