Reasons Why Your Income Tax Cheque Refund Can be Returned by CPC

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Here are few reasons for refund failure at CPC. However, they can be rectified online by visiting Income Tax Site. So, be careful while mentioning the details. If you don't know the reason for your cheque return, this list can be helpful.

1 Expired Cheque: Your refund cheque has expired. You are requested to apply for refund reissue to claim your refund. The refund reissue can be applied through online by following the procedure given above.

Reasons Why Your Income Tax Cheque Refund Can be Returned by CPC

Incorrect A/C No: The account number provided by you was incorrect. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct account number to claim your refund.

 
Incorrect MICR code/unavailable: The MICR code provided by you was incorrect or not provided. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct MICR code to claim your refund.

Account has been closed: The account number provided by you was closed. You are requested to
apply for refund reissue to claim your refund with new account number.

Account Description incorrect: The account description provided by you was incorrect. You are requested to apply for refund reissue to claim your refund with correct account description or with new account number.

Mandatory fields missing:(Account Number/Account Name/AccounType/Address1/City/State/Pincode): Mandatory fields like Account Number, Account Name, Account Type, Address line 1, City, Pincode were not provided by you. You are requested to apply for refund reissue to claim your refund by providing the above mentioned mandatory details.

Invalid A/C Number: First Character in A/C No should be an alphabet/number only. The account number provided by you was invalid. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct account number to claim your refund.

Invalid character in A/C Number: The account number provided by you was invalid. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct account number to claim your refund. 

Address not valid: Invalid characters or too long address: The address provided by you was too long. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct address to claim your refund.

Invalid character in Account Name or Name too short: The account name provided by you had invalid character or name too short. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct account name to claim your refund.

No numeric digit in Account Number: The account number provided by you was invalid. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct account number to claim your refund.

Invalid IFSC code: The IFSC code provided by you was invalid. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct account number to claim your refund. 

Name mismatch with Bank account holder: The account number provided by you had a name mismatch. You are requested to apply for refund reissue by providing the correct account number or name to claim your refund.

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Story first published: Saturday, January 3, 2015, 13:08 [IST]
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