Tax dept troubles two.ten crore tax refunds until November Rs one.forty six-lakh crore refunded – Situations of India

NEW DELHI: The Income

Tax Section

processed as many as 2.10 crore


refund conditions, returning more than Rs 1.46 lakh crore in initially 8 months of 2019-twenty, up twenty for every cent more than the last yr as a centralized processing centre has expedited the process, officials said.

The Centralised Processing Centre (CPC) processed 4.70 crore tax returns involving April 2019 and November 28 (practically eight months of recent 2019-twenty 12 months) as opposed to 3.91 crore returns being processed in the very same period of time a year again, they explained.

It processed two.10 crore tax refund conditions for latest Evaluation Year 2019-20 as on November 28, 2019, compared to 1.seventy five crore refunds for the similar period in FY 2018-19, an increase of twenty per cent. The whole sum of refunds issued in FY 2019-twenty until November 28 was Rs 1.46 lakh crore as compared to Rs one.19 lakh crore in the identical period of the preceding 12 months (an improve of 22.7 for every cent), they stated.

Of the 2.ten-crore refunds processed in 2019-twenty, 68 for each cent of refunds ended up issued in just 30 days from the day of the e-verification of cash flow tax return as as opposed to fifty seven for every cent for the same interval in FY 2018-19.

All refunds issued by CPC have been right credited to the taxpayers’ financial institution accounts by ECS, eliminating paper cheque and making sure more quickly, exact and safer credit history, officers said.

The range of verified refunds pending as on November 29 are twenty.76 lakh and at the moment becoming processed.

Officials said not only had been twenty per cent larger number of refunds processed for the current AY2019-20, the pendency of refunds for verified income tax returns (
ITR) has been diminished by 36 per cent from 31.ninety seven lakh past yr at the exact time to twenty.seventy six lakh this year as on November 29.

Stability refunds are staying processed, they claimed.

The department has issued a number of reminders to taxpayers to e-confirm their ITRs so that any


with refund promises can be taken up for processing.

As quite a few as 22.3 lakh refunds unsuccessful through the earlier several years have been proactively reissued in the existing yr.

The refunds beforehand unsuccessful due to address not observed, financial institution account closed between other causes.

The Central Board of Immediate Taxes (CBDT) expects that these measures will aid the taxpayer in direction of far better voluntary compliance and enhance their self confidence in the tax administration, they included.