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How to pay Income Tax due / Challan 280 Online in India?

Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make a payment thru Govt authorised income tax portal? Now Paying your Income Tax Return (ITR) Due Online thru self assessment Challan 280 is easy, and takes just few moments to complete. you can also do this at the time of income tax preparation / filing at EZTax.in portal.

Understand how to pay taxes and include Challans in your ITR

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 three options to Pay your income tax due.

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

1. Pay Online using Govt Income Tax Department Portal  New (POST LOGIN)   Recommended  Time: ~4.5 mins


Use this method for Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, ICICI Bank, Indian Bank, Karur Vysya Bank, Federal bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Axis Bank, City union Bank Limited, IDBI bank, Indusind Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank Limited, UCO bank and Union Bank of India.

Online GST Payment
1
Open the Link: Login to Online Tax Payment using https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal with PAN and Password.

2 After logging in, go to menu 'e-File' and click on 'e-Pay Tax'.
3 Click on 'New Payment' to go to 'New Payment' page.
4 Click on 'Proceed' in 'Income Tax' Box. You can use this option for payment of 'Advance Tax', 'Self-Assessment Tax' (most common).
5
Select the relevant Assessment Year (For Example AY 2022-23) and Select 'Type of Payment' as

  • Self-Assessment Tax (300) for tax payments while tax filing
  • Advance Tax (100) for tax payments before the end of the FY, (i.e, Mar 31st)
  • For EZTax.in ITR Clients, follow the instructions on Draft Computation Sheet.
6 Enter the total tax due (the amount you need to pay) in 'Tax' field and click on 'Continue'.
7
  • Select 'Type of Payment' (Net Banking / Debit Card / RTGS / Pay at Bank) and click on continue.
  • Select the Bank Name you want to use.
  • Click 'Continue' to Preview and Pay.
8 Check the details in the preview and click on 'Pay Now' and Submit to the Bank
9

Login to your Bank's 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.

10

Collect the Receipt: On successful payment a challan, a 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. Keep it for your records.

11 Kindly download the challan and share the challan copy. You can also download the challan from Payment History of ITD Portal.

2. Pay Online using Govt Income Tax Department Portal   New (PRE LOGIN)   Recommended  Time: ~4.5 mins


Use this method for Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, ICICI Bank, Indian Bank, Karur Vysya Bank, Federal bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Axis Bank, City union Bank Limited, IDBI bank, Indusind Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank Limited, UCO bank and Union Bank of India.

Online GST Payment
1
Open the link:https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/e-pay-tax-prelogin/user-details

2 Enter 'PAN' and 're-enter the PAN' to confirm the same.
3 Enter the 'mobile number' and click on continue.
4 Enter the 'OTP received' on mobile and click on continue.
5 It will show the PAN and Name as per PAN. Click on continue if details are correct.
6 Click on 'Proceed' in 'Income Tax' Box. You can use this option for payment of 'Advance Tax', 'Self-Assessment Tax' (most common).
7 Select the relevant Assessment Year (For Example AY 2022-23) and Select 'Type of Payment' as

  • Self-Assessment Tax (300) for tax payments while tax filing
  • Advance Tax (100) for tax payments before the end of the FY, (i.e, Mar 31st)
  • For EZTax.in ITR Clients, follow the instructions on Draft Computation Sheet.
8 Enter the total tax due (the amount you need to pay) in 'Tax' field and click on 'Continue'.
9 Select 'Type of Payment' (Net Banking / Debit Card / RTGS / Pay at Bank) and click on continue.

  1. Select the Bank Name you want to use.
  2. Click 'Continue' to Preview and Pay.
10

Check the details in the preview and click on 'Pay Now' and Submit to the Bank

11 Login to your Bank's 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.
12 Collect the Receipt: On successful payment a challan, a 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. Keep it for your records.
13 Kindly download the challan and share the challan copy. You can also download the challan from Payment History of ITD Portal.

3. Pay Online using NSDL Portal  Time: ~4 mins


Online GST Payment
Starting from Jan 1st 2023, only few banks are accepted using this option.
1
Open the Link: ITD authorised NSDL to facilitate the online income tax payments. Open the link, Online Tax Payment (https://onlineservices.tin.egov-nsdl.com/etaxnew/tdsnontds.jsp)

2

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

  1. Tax Applicable: Select (0021)INCOME-TAX (OTHER THAN COMPANIES), as is the case for all individual tax payers.
  2. Type of Payment: Depending upon requirement, choose (300) SELF ASSESSMENT TAX or (100) ADVANCE TAX.

    If you are paying tax at the time of ITR Filing, choose 300

  3. Mode Of Payment: Select your Bank Name from which you would like to make a payment.
  4. Enter PAN number and Assessment Year as per your Tax Return.
  5. Fill your address information.
  6. Captcha: Enter the Captcha from the image.
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, a 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. Keep it for your records.

4. Pay thru Bank Branch

Online GST Payment
1

Download: Download the challan 280 from NSDL portal, please refer the below link to download Download Challan 280 Now

2

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

3

Receipt: Keep the Challan Receipt and use the information to enter to complete your Tax Return.

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