There can be instances when you may have to request the tax department to reissue a refund cheque. There are two ways through which a taxpayer will receive refund, one is online directly crediting to the account and other is cheque which will be sent to mailing address which is available with the tax department.
Individuals can ask for refund reissue when a refund is failed due to reasons like expired cheque, incorrect account number, cheque returned etc.
Simple steps to request for refund reissue cheque:
Logon on to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in with your user ID and Password.
Go to MY Account Refund Reissue Request
Enter necessary details such as Assessment year, CPC communication number, refund sequence number, DOB etc.
Note that the CPC reference number and refund sequence number as can be seen in the Order u/s 143(1)/154, Income Tax Act, 1961.
Choose from the option Refund Reissue- ECS or Paper.
For ECS mode
Select mode of Refund reissue, Bank Account Details - Can be changed, if required, category and click submit.
If assesse applies refund reissue through Paper mode. This option envisages the assesse to get refund through cheque to the address selected by the assesse.
Paper return which were processed at CPC, refund reissue can be applied only through sending response directly to CPC. For ECS mode, assessee need enter IFSC code instead of MICR code for refund.
Once the tax returns are filed one should occasionally check the status of the refund. If there is any error, it will be notified.