Outstanding Tax Demand Tax e-Filing

Once the e-Filed returns are processed and outstanding tax demand available in e-Filing portal, assessee is facilitated to submit the response against outstanding tax demand raised by CPC/AST

Step 1: Logon on to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in with your User ID, Password and Date of Birth/ Incorporation.

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Step 2: Go to e-File - Response to Outstanding Tax Demand

Step 3: Enter PAN and Captcha code and click on Submit button

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Step 4: On successful validation if there is any Outstanding Tax Demand, the "Response to Outstanding Tax Demand" available with the following details

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Step 5: Assessee must click on Submit link under Response column for the respective AY in order to submit the response. Assessee has to select one of the options from the radio button

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Step 6: If assessees selects "Demand is correct", then a pop up is displayed as "If you confirm "Demand is correct" then you cannot "Disagree with the demand".Click on Submit. A success message is displayed and no further action is required

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Step 7: If assessee selects "Demand is partially correct", then two amount fields will be available. Amount which is correct - Enter the amount which is incorrect. If the amount entered here is equal to the demand amount, then one pop is displayed Since the amount entered is equal to outstanding demand amount, pl ease select the option "Demand is correct"

Note: If amount entered is equal to Outstanding demand amount than user shall not be allowed to submit with this option.

Amount which is incorrect: Amount is auto filled which is the difference between the outstanding amount and Amount which is correct.

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Demand position gets updated every day

- Interest demand u/s 220(2) is linked to the principal demand of the same assessment year. This indicates that principal demand is already adjusted/ paid and interest demand is the only outstanding value. Hence does not require any confirmation.

- If demand is shown to be uploaded by AO in the above table, rectification right is with Assessing Officer, please contact your jurisdictional Assessing Officer for the same.

- For the demand against which there is "No Submit response option" available such demand is already confirmed by the Assessing Officer. Kindly contact your Jurisdictional Assessing officer.

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