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How to pay TDS Payment Online (Challan 281) in India?

Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make a payment thru NSDL authorised site? Now Paying your TDS Due Online thru TDS Challan 281 is easy, and takes just few moments to complete.


Understand how to pay TDS and include Challans in your TDS return

If you owe tax during a quarter in a financial year for which you are filing TDS through EZTDS.in, follow the below instructions and keep the challan copy at the end of the TDS payment.

There are two options to Pay your TDS due.

In both the cases, use Challan Number / ITNS 281 to fill the details and pay the TDS.

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 TAN and Password.

2 After logging in, go to menu 'e-File' and click on 'e-Pay Tax'.
3 Click on 'New Payment' on the right hand side to go to 'New Payment' page.
4 Select relevant Assessment year (example: AY 2023-24).
5 Click on Proceed in 'Pay TDS' option.
6 Select the applicable section from the options given (Example: Commission or brokerage-Sec 194H) and click on 'Continue'.
7 Select the 'Tax Applicable (Major Head)' i.e., Other than company deductees (0021) for non- corporates or Company deductee (0020) for corporates
There are multiple pages in this screen. Browse through pages to find the section you need.
8 Enter the TDS payable under relevant heads i.e., Tax, surcharge, cess, interest, penalty and Fee u/s 234E
9 Select 'Type of Payment' (Net Banking / Debit Card / RTGS / Pay at Bank) and click on Continue.
10 Select the Bank Name you want to use and click ‘Continue’ to preview and pay
11 Check the details in the preview and click on Pay and Submit to the Bank.
12 Login to your Bank's Net Banking 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.
13 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.
14 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 TAN and re-enter the TAN 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 TAN and Name as per TAN. Click on continue if details are correct.
6 Select relevant Assessment year (example: AY 2023-24).
7 Click on Proceed in 'Pay TDS' option.
8 Select the applicable section from the options given (Example: Commission or brokerage-Sec 194H) and click on 'Continue'.
9 Select the 'Tax Applicable (Major Head)' i.e., Other than company deductees (0021) for non- corporates or Company deductee (0020) for corporates.
10 There are multiple pages in this screen. Browse through pages to find the section you need.
11 Enter the TDS payable under relevant heads i.e., Tax, surcharge, cess, interest, penalty and Fee u/s 234E
12 Select 'Type of Payment'; (Net Banking / Debit Card / RTGS / Pay at Bank) and click on Continue.
13 Select the Bank Name you want to use and click ‘Continue’ to preview and pay.
14 Check the details in the preview and click on Pay and Submit to the Bank.
15 Login to your Bank's Net Banking 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.
16 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.
17 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 281:. Go to the TDS / TCS Section and click on "Challan No. / ITNS 281" for the payment of Income Tax & Corporation Tax. Follow the below instructions to get the payment processed.

  1. Tax Applicable: Select (0020)Company Deductees or (0021) Non Company Deductees.
  2. Type of Payment: Depending upon requirement, choose (200) TDS/TCS payable by Taxpayer or (400) TDS/TCS payable by regular Assessment.
  3. Mode Of Payment: Select your Bank Name from which you would like to make a payment.
  4. Enter TAN number and Assessment Year.
  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 Net Banking 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.

4. Pay thru a Bank Branch

Online GST Payment
1

Download: Download the challan 281 from NSDL portal, please refer the below link to download Download Challan 281 Now

2

Prepare: Prepare the data needed for Challan 281 and go to the bank branch to pay.

3

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



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