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1. Overview

The Tax Payment using “Net Banking of Authorised Banks” is available to all taxpayers having bank account in an Authorized Bank with Net Banking facility on the e-Filing portal www.incometax.gov.in (in pre-login or post-login mode). With this option of payment, you can make tax payment online (in pre-login or post-login mode) by using the Net Banking Service of the Authorised Banks.

2. Prerequisites for availing this service

You can make Tax Payment using “Net Banking of Authorised Banks” in Pre-login (before logging in the e-Filing portal) or Post-login (after logging in the e-Filing portal) mode.

Option Prerequisite
Pre-login
  • Valid PAN/TAN for which tax payment has to be made
  • Bank account in an Authorized Bank with net banking facility; and
  • Valid Mobile number to receive One Time Password. 
Post-login
  • Registered user in the e-Filing portal www.incometax.gov.in; and 
  • Bank account in an Authorized Bank with Net Banking facility.

Important Notes: As of now, the tax payment on e-Filing Portal (e-Pay Tax service) through Net Banking mode is available through two Authorized Banks namely Kotak Mahindra Bank and Federal Bank. 

3. Step-by-Step Guide

3.1. Pay after generating a New Challan Form (CRN) – Post-Login Service

Step 1: Log in to the e-Filing portal with your User ID and Password.

Step 2: On the Dashboard, click e-File > e-Pay Tax. You will be navigated to the e-Pay Tax. On the e-Pay Tax page, click the New Payment option to initiate the online tax payment.

Note: Making tax payment through this mode is currently available through only Federal Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Remitting tax payments through other Authorized Banks can be done through the NSDL website (now Protean) as per the existing process. 

Step 3: On the New Payment page, click Proceed on a tax payment tile applicable to you.  

Step 4: After selecting the applicable Tax Payment tile, select Assessment Year, Minor head, other details (as applicable) and click Continue.

Step 5: On the Add Tax Breakup Details page, add the breakup of total amount of tax payment and click Continue.

Step 6: In the Select Payment Mode page, select the Net Banking mode and select the Bank Name from the options and click Continue. 

Step 7: In the Preview and Make Payment page, verify the details and tax break up details and click Pay Now.

Step 8: Read and accept the Terms and Conditions and click Submit to Bank. (You will be redirected to the website of the selected Bank where you can log in and make the payment)

Note: After successful payment, you will receive a confirmation e-Mail and an SMS on the e-Mail ID and Mobile number registered with the e-Filing portal. Once the payment is successful, details of payment and Challan Receipt are available under Payment History Tab on the e-Pay Tax page. 

Note: 

  1. Functionalities like “Pre-authorized account debit” & “Maker-Checker” will also be available on the bank’s page, if provided by your bank. 
  2. Under the Pre-authorized account debit option, you will be able to schedule the payment to a future date. However, the scheduled date of payment must be on or before the “Valid Till” date of the Challan Form (CRN).

3.2. Pay without logging in to the e-Filing portal – Pre-Login Service

Step 1: Go to the e-Filing portal www.incometax.gov.in and click e-Pay Tax

Step 2: On the e-Pay Tax page, fill the required details and click Continue

Step 3: On the OTP Verification page, enter the 6-digit OTP received on the mobile number entered in Step 2 and click Continue.

Step 4: After OTP verification, a success message with your PAN/TAN and masked name will be displayed. Click Continue to proceed.

Step 5: On the e-Pay Tax page, click Proceed on a tax payment category that applies to you.

Step 6: After selecting the applicable Tax Payment tile, select Assessment Year, Minor head, other details (as applicable) and click Continue.

Step 7: On the Add Tax Breakup Details page, add the breakup of total amount of tax payment and click Continue.

Step 8: In the Select Payment Mode page, select the Net Banking mode and select the Bank Name from the options and click Continue. 
  
Step 9: In the Preview and Make Payment page, verify the details and tax break up details and click Pay Now.

Step 10: Read and accept the Terms and Conditions and click Submit to Bank. (You will be redirected to the website of the selected Bank where you can log in and make the payment)

Note: After successful payment, you will receive a confirmation e-Mail and an SMS on the e-Mail ID and Mobile number registered with the e-Filing portal. Once the payment is successful, Challan Receipt may be downloaded for future references. The details of payment and Challan Receipt are also available under Payment History Tab on the e-Pay Tax page post-login.