If you had filed your Income-Tax Return (ITR) ahead of the December 31 extended deadline, you would have received your refund by now. If you have not, then you need to understand why it has got stuck and take certain steps.
Additional documents required
One common reason for not receiving the refund is that the Income-Tax (I-T) Department requires additional documents to process it. Amay Jain, associate, Victoriam Legalis Advocates & Solicitors says, “In such a case, the Department will give the assessee an opportunity to submit the required documents.” Contact the assessing officer concerned, submit the required documents, and