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How to pay Income Tax due Online in India?

Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make a payment thru NSDL authorised site? 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 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.

1. Pay Online Recommended  Time: ~4 mins

Online GST Payment
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)


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.

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.


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.


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.

2. Pay thru Bank Branch

Online GST Payment

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


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


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

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