Step 1. What does this mean? This means your Refund Claim has been accepted by the Income Tax Department. After the Refund Claim has been accepted, the Income Tax Department sends the refund details to the Refund Banker who is tasked with processing your refund.Jul 27, 2021
Whether you owe taxes or you're expecting a refund, you can find out your tax return's status by:
- Using the IRS Where's My Refund tool.
- Viewing your IRS account information.
- Calling the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 (Wait times to speak to a representative may be long.)
Tax refund process
|Delivery type||Delivery time (date filed – receipt of tax refund)|
|E-file with direct deposit||1-3 weeks|
|Paper file with direct deposit||3 weeks|
|E-file with refund check in the mail||6-8 weeks|
|Paper file with refund check in the mail||6-8 weeks|
After you have filed your IT returns and verified the same, income tax refund time taken is usually 20-45 days after ITR has been processed. If it takes longer, you should follow up with the Centralised Processing Centre (CPC). Income tax refund tracking can be done online.