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April 25, 2011

How To Check The Status Of Your Income Tax Refund Online?

Have you already filed your Income Tax Refund and are waiting for your refund cheque? Individual taxpayers can now easily track income tax refund status online. The Scheme is called as ‘Refund Pilot Scheme’. All you need is your PAN CARD number and you can check your tax refund status from anywhere at anytime.

This scheme is now operational for Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Pune, Patna, Cochin, Trivandrum, Chandigarh, Allahabad and Kanpur.  It not only allows you to check your tax refund status for the current financial year but also the earlier financial years. Under this scheme, the refund amount will be either transferred electronically to the bank account of the taxpayer or be sent sent by way of a cheque delivered by courier. All these initiatives has been taken by the Income Tax Department to substantially reduce the return processing time and for the convenience of the individual tax payers. Let have a look at the procedure to check your online tax refund status. First click on the link below to visit the website and then enter your PAN Card number in the text box ‘Permanent Account Number (PAN)’ and select the ‘Assessment Year’ like here we are going to check our tax refund status for the current assessment year i.e for 2010-2011 so will select 2010-2011 for the ‘Assessment year’ drop down and hit the submit button and you will get your status in just few seconds.



If you have forgotten your Pan Card Number or don’t have it available then click on the link ‘ Know Your PAN Card Number’ and you can easily get you Pan Card Number by providing your Name and Date of birth.

Remember: The status of the refund would be available for tax payers, only 10 days after the refund has been sent by the Assessing Officer to the refund banker.

For any payment / refund related query you can contact on the following numbers or email on the given email IDs

Payment Related Query

SBI Contact Center

Call (Toll Free)            18004259760


Refund Related Query

Call                                0124-2438000


CPC Refund Related Query

Call                              1-8004252229 or 080-43456700


Visit On : Check your Refund Status Online

Note: These are official Income Tax India websites which you can visit to get the complete details about your Tax refunds and PAN card number.

1 Comment »

  1. Tried to submit my refund status…. but it did not go through. please help.

    Comment by Mythreyee Sridhar — August 27, 2011 @ 12:01 pm

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