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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.

  1. Pay Online
  2. Pay thru a Bank Branch

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

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 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.

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


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


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

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