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Tax Payment Instructions Guide

Instructions on how to pay your income tax due?

If you owe tax for the assessment year for which you are filing or filed thru EZTax, the amount of tax you owe will be displayed on the eFile / Creative Audit screen.

There are two options to Pay your income tax due.

  1. Pay Online
  2. Pay thru a Bank branch

In both the cases, use Challan Number / ITNS 280 to fill the details and pay the tax.

Pay Online

1. Open the Link:

ITD authorized NSDL to facilitate the online income tax payments. Open the link, Online Tax Payment (

2. Click on Challan 280: (at the bottom of the page)

Go to the non-TDS / TCS Section and click on "Challan No. / ITINS 280" for the payment of Income Tax & Corporation Tax. Follow the below instructions to get the payment processed.

Tax Applicable: Select (0021)INCOME-TAX (OTHER THAN COMPANIES), as is the case for all individual tax payers.

Enter PAN number and Assessment Year as per your Tax Return

Fill your address information

Type of Payment: Choose (300)SELF ASSESSMENT TAX

Bank Name: Select your Bank Name from which you would like to make a payment.

3. Submit the Data:

On submission of data entered a confirmation screen will be displayed. If the taxpayer confirms the data entered in the challan, it will be directed to the net-banking site of the bank.

4. Login to NetBanking Site:

The taxpayer will login to the net-banking site with the user id/ password provided by the bank for net-banking purpose and enter payment details at the bank site.

5. Collect the Receipt:

On successful payment a challan counterfoil will be displayed containing CIN, payment details and bank name through which e-payment has been made. This counterfoil is proof of payment being made.

Pay thru Bank Branch


Prepare the data needed for Challan 280 and go to the branch to pay

Important : In both the cases, consider keeping the challan receipt for future use ... the refund from ITD may take time, until it's fully processed, it's your interest to keep the receipt as a proof of payment.