I have been waiting for my TDS refunds. How can I check the status of the same?
You can login to the income tax department’s official website at https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ and check your TDS status after logging oin your e-filling account. If you are looking your older TDS status, you can check the tax payer View of TDS / TCS Credit (from FY 2007-08 onwards) using the following link https://www.tdscpc.gov.in/app/tapn/tdstcscredit.xhtml. The extensive use of technology including e-filing and e-verification of IT returns means that IT department is now processing all refunds including TDS in quick time ranging from 7 to 10 days.
Tax refunds whenever applicable is made in 2 different means to all the tax payers:
RTGS / NECS: In order to enable direct credit of the refund amount to the bank account of the tax payer, the taxpayer’s correct bank a/c (at least 10 digits), MICR/ IFSC code of the bank branch and required communication address is mandatory.
Paper Cheque: The standard paper cheques wherever issued require the current bank account number and the correct address of the tax payer as mandatory information.
You can check the status of the refund through a few easy steps:
Log into https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/oltas/refundstatuslogin.html and enter your PAN and assessment year. Then click on Submit button.
The same can also be checked through the toll free number of SBI help desk at 18004259760 or even through email to email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org.
It must be noted that the online refund is faster and quicker if the return has been filed on time and preferably through online filing system.
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