Submit response to Outstanding Tax Demand process step by step:
Step 1: Login to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and check Refund/Demand status menu.
Step 2: If there is any outstanding tax demand, the “Response to Outstanding Tax Demand” will appear showing demand amount along with A.Y. for which demand exists.
Step 3: You can submit your response by selecting correct option. Option available is
Demand is correct
Demand is partially correct and
Disagree with demand.
Step 4: If you select demand is correct then you cannot disagree with the demand letter.
Step 5: If you select other options i.e. demand is partially correct or disagree with demand, you will have to provide reasons for exercising the option along with documentary evidence.
Step 6: Based on the reason selected, the assessee needs to provide additional information as below
date of payment
If challan doesn’t have serial no you will have to upload challan
Step 7: Demand already reduced by rectification/Revision/Appeal: Upload rectification order passed by AO and provide information on date of order, pending demand amount after rectification, etc.
Step 8: Rectification / Revised Return filed at CPC: If you have filed rectification for the demand amount, provide acknowledgement No of rectification application filed online. In case if you have filed revised return, you need to provide e-Filed acknowledgement No of the revised return.
Step 9: Rectification filed with AO: If you have filed rectification application manually to the jurisdictional assessing officer, provide date of filing application.
Once assessee submits the response, transaction id will get generated which can be viewed later.