Track the TDS Refund Status

The deductor needs to deduct the Tax (TDS) and file return is a quarterly statement with the Income Tax Department (ITD). The deductor can track the status of their TDS refund through the TIN NSDL portal.

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Steps to Track TDS Refund Status

  1. Visit the TIN-NSDL portal

    Click on Services > Status of Tax Refunds option from the dashboard on the TIN-NSDL portal.

  2. Click on the “Status of TDS Refunds” option

    It is under the “Status Tax Refunds” section.

  3. Enter the TAN, Assessment Year and Captcha Code

    On the “Refund Tracking” page. Click on the proceed to check the status.

FAQs

1. Can an e-TDS statement be filed without TAN or in case TAN has not been allotted?

Quoting of TAN is mandatory in TDS and TCS returns. The returns, whether in paper or electronic format, will not be received in case the TAN is not quoted.

2. Whom do I contact if the refund dispatched has not been received?

The refunds dispatched through the speed-post can be tracked by the tracking number. This tracking number is provided on the refund status track view on TIN NSDL. The taxpayer can also contact the local post office with the tracking number as displayed on the TIN NSDL.

3. Why does the status of TIN NSDL show that interest has been deducted on my refund?

The TDS u/s 195 had been deducted on interest income paid to NRIs at the time of determining refunds u/s 244A. For more details, you can contact the Assessing Officer of Ward where you have filed your return/CPC Bangalore in case of return filed online.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @Joe_Fernandes ,

    Thank you for reaching out to us!

    You need to keep in mind following dates for TDS Return filing:

    Penalty Under Section 234E is levied in case you miss out on filling TDS return on time. The penalty of INR 200 per day is levied on the taxpayer till the day on which return is filed. Provided that the amount of Penalty should not exceed the number of TDS payable.

    Hope this helps!