After filing your Income Tax Return, If there was an excess tax paid by you then the Income Tax Department goes for a procedure to return and hence issues refunds. The refund of the amount of excess tax payment is credited to your bank account. Inaccurate Bank account details can lead to a delay in the tax refunds. An email will be sent to your registered email id after the process of Income Tax Refund. To keep a keen track of the refund status, one should check the status of your refund by logging into www. Incometaxindia.gov.in.
The Government portal shows the status of your income Tax refund status. After login to your e-filing account by using your PAN number as your user ID and then put the password. Click the tab of Status of Tax Refunds, enter your PAN and the financial year for which you are checking. The details of your outstanding tax demand will be reflected on your screen. Following the instructions on demand as per your criteria should be chosen seeing the options in the screen.
The Income tax department will process your income tax refund and get the amount credited to your bank account, if it is pending after the adjustment of amount. Taxpayers must check the emails properly and surely reply to any emails received from the Income tax office so that the refund of income tax is processed as fast as possible.