How to check income tax return (ITR) refund status online

ITR Refund Status: The due date for the income tax return (ITR) for AY 2022-23 has passed and those who filed their ITR for FY 2021-22 have either received or are awaiting their ITR refund. However, the due date for taxpayers whose ITR is to be audited is October 31, 2022. So those whose ITR does not require an audit (and they filed their ITR before AY 2022-23) are eligible for ITR refund and such taxpayers can check their ITR refund status online if they have not yet received the excess tax amount they paid during fiscal year 2021-22.

How to Check ITR Refund Status Online with Confirmation Number?

The Income Tax Department in India offers taxpayers to check their ITR refund status after 10 days of ITR filing. So, the taxpayers who filed their ITR more than 10 days ago and are still waiting for their ITR refund can check their ITR refund status online by logging into the Income Tax e-filing portal. Here is a step by step guide on how to check the ITR refund status online with a confirmation number on the income tax e-filing portal:

1]Login to the direct income tax e-filing portal link —;

2]Log in with username and password;

3]Go to ‘My Account’ and click on ‘Refund/Demand Status’;

4]Go to the drop down menu, select ‘Income tax return’ and click on the option ‘Send’;

5]Click on your confirmation number;

6]A new web page will open where all your ITR details will be opened including the refund date.

How to Check ITR Refund Status Online by PAN Number/Card?

A taxpayer who has filed income tax returns can check their ITR refund status online with their PAN card. For this, the taxpayer must go to the NSDL website – Here is a step-by-step guide to checking the ITR refund status online with a PAN card:

1]Log in via the direct NSDL link –;

2]Enter your PAN number;

3]Select Assessment Year (AY) 2022-23; and

4]Click on the ‘Send’ option.

Your ITR refund status will open on the computer monitor.

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