05.01.2024: GST liability can now be paid through Credit card or Debit card: GST Portal Update

The GSTN has allowed the taxpayers to pay their GST liability through Credit Cards or Debit Cards. The Portal has also issued an advisory for the taxpayers to check the transaction charges before selecting the Credit Card, Debit Card and BHIM UPI sub-payment mode. The transaction charges if any, will be applicable over and above the tax amount in this payment option. Kindly refer to the respective Bank's site for more details.

The Taxpayers can follow the below steps to opt the above option:

  1. Navigate to Create Challan option on the GST portal to initiate the payment process.
  2. Select E-payment Option by Navigating to the E-payment section. Then Click Generate Challan.
  3. Select Credit/Debit Card Option: Within the E-payment section, select the Credit/Debit Card option to proceed with the preferred payment mode.
  4. Select Preferred Bank from the given options.
  5. Agree to Terms and Conditions: Tick the agreement box to acknowledge and accept the terms and conditions associated with the Credit/Debit Card payment.
  6. Make Payment: Click on the “Make Payment” button to successfully complete the payment process.

However, now this facility is started in 10 States/UTs from 05.01.2024.

Source: GSTN Portal

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