Section 170 of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 deals with tax refund. If you have paid tax in excess of the amount which was properly chargeable under this Ordinance for the relevant tax period, you may apply to the Commissioner for a refund of the excess amount paid as tax.
What is the time frame to apply for Refund?
An application for a refund under shall be made within three years of whichever is later –
1: the date on which the Commissioner has issued the assessment order for the tax year to which the refund application relates; or
2: the date on which the tax was paid.
Who is entitled to apply for tax refund?
If you have paid tax in excess of the amount which was actually chargeable under this Ordinance for the relevant tax period, then you are eligible for a tax refund.
How can you apply for tax refund ?
You can apply online by logging in to IRIS.
Before applying for a tax refund you must have your “Primary bank account” mentioned in your profile.
To whom you may apply for tax refund?
You may apply to the Commissioner for a refund of the tax amount paid in excess of what actually you were liable to pay.
How you can receive Tax refund?
You can receive a tax refund directly in the bank account mentioned in your profile on IRIS.
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