Read the following steps and learn how to pay income tax online:
1.) Visit the income tax department’s e-filing website. Select “e-Pay taxes" option, income tax department has also introduced a Quick ITR Filing option. When you fill in the ITR form, you automatically get the ePay option there.
2.) These links will take you to the National Securities Depository Ltd’s website, where you need to select “Challan no./ITNS 280". Choose “(0021) Income tax, under the head "Tax Applicable".
3.) Then, under the head “type of payment", select “(300) Self Assessment Tax". Fill in all the details—PAN and other details and select the assessment year for which you are making the payment.
4.) You can chose internet banking or debit card modes to make the payment. A challan counterfoil will be displayed on successful payment. This will have details such as tax paid, BSR code of the bank branch, date of deposit of challan, and challan serial number. You can save the challan as a document as well. You can fill in these details in your ITR form and submit the form after verifying it.