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ITR Filing: Want to get tax refund from ITR directly to your account? Here's what you must do

ITR Filing: If you are filing Income Tax Return then this news is for you. Individuals who are-- filing ITR or have filed ITR can get tax refund directly to their bank account. You need to update your bank account and link it to your PAN. Here's a step by step guide to do it.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 16, 2019 20:04 IST
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ITR Filing: Want to get tax refund from ITR directly in your account? Here's what you must do

ITR Filing: If you are filing Income Tax Return (ITR) online then this news is for you. Individuals who are-- filing ITR or have filed ITR can get tax refund directly to their bank account. 

Person filing ITR just needs to pre-validate the bank account in which they will receive an income tax refund once the return is successfully filed. 

Individuals are also required to link their PAN with a bank account as well. If the bank account is not linked with PAN, then you won't be able to get the income tax refund in your bank account.

ALSO READ: Income Tax Return: Step-by-step guide to file ITR online before last date

You have to do this as income tax department will only issue e-refunds. 

Here is step by step guide to pre-validate your bank account to get a tax refund directly in your bank account:

 

Step 1: Individual needs to visit www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and log in to your account. The user ID to enter your account is your PAN number.

Step 2: After logging in, click on 'Profile Settings' and then select 'Prevalidate your bank account' option.

Step 3: If any bank account/s of individuals is already pre-validated, it will be shown on the screen. And if not-- then click on 'Add' so that you can receive the income tax refund in a different bank account

Step 4: After clicking on 'Add', a new page will open. Enter these details: bank account number, account type, IFSC, bank name, bank branch and your mobile number and email ID. 

Step 5: Click on 'Pre-validate' after which this message will appear on your screen: "Your request for a pre-validating bank account is submitted. Status of your request will be sent to your registered email id and the mobile number". 

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