I did e-filing for AY 2018-19 (FY 2017-18), using ITR-1 form on Aug 3rd 2018 and also e-verified using aadhaar otp option
Today I received mail from IT department as follows
It is seen that a claim of refund has been made in the Income Tax Return (Acknowledgement No. 981241960030818) for Assessment Year 2018-19 filed by you on 03-AUG-2018.
Your Income Tax Return has been selected under risk management process wherein your confirmation is required on the claim of refund. You are requested to submit your response in the e-Filing Portal post login by selecting either of the following options:
To submit the above mentioned response, please login to e-Filing portal, Go to Worklist->For Your Action-> Response for Refund Confirmation.
Please verify the claims made in your Return of Income filed and submit your response accordingly. In case of any incorrect claims, please revise your Income Tax Return (ITR) .
Please submit your response within 10 days of receipt of this e-mail.
Please ignore this mail, if you have already submitted your response.
Is there any issue? What should i do further
Radhika (taxpayer) 21 January 2019
I got the same notice today . I got it for previous year return as well as this year original and revised returns.
Could you please advice on how should we proceed?
"Your Income Tax Return has been selected under risk management process ".
1. Should we take this as scrutiny of Income tax return?
Yash Khalsa 21 January 2019
ive got it as well.....why have we received it at first place... is it to check if we claimed refund is genuine or is it that they feel that the claimed amount is over than actual... this is 1st time....so i am seeking advise.