COVID 19 | Income Tax Department to release all pending income tax refunds up to Rs 5 lakhs immediately

In the context of the COVID-19 situation and with a view to provide immediate relief to the business entities and individuals, it has been decided to issue all the pending income-tax refunds up to Rs 5 lakh, immediately. This would benefit around 14 lakh taxpayers.

It has also been decided to issue all pending GST and Custom refunds which would provide benefit to around 1 lakh business entities, including MSME. Thus, the total refund granted will be approximately Rs. 18,000 crore.


Ministry of Finance

[Press Release dt. 08-04-2020]

[Source: PIB]

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