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GST Payment Online - How To Pay GST Online? Research Team | Posted On Thursday, January 10,2019, 05:40 PM

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GST Payment Online - How To Pay GST Online?



What is GST?

Goods and Services Tax commonly called GST, has replaced all indirect taxes in India. GST has three components; Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST), State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) and Interstate Goods and Services Tax (IGST), if applicable.

The CGST covers all the Central indirect taxes while SGST covers all the State indirect taxes. The CGST is levied by the Central Government, while the SGST is levied by the State Government. In case of interstate transactions, IGST will be levied by the Central Government.

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GST Payment Online - How To Pay GST Online?

GST Payment Forms

Paying GST is critical for a business to stay under compliance. As per guidelines, every registered company has to furnish the GST returns each month and pay the tax before the due date of the 20th of each month. Below is the table showing different GST forms:



Form GST PMT-01

Electronic tax liability register will be maintained in Form GST PMT-01

Form GST PMT-02

Electronic credit ledger will be maintained in Form GST PMT-02

Form GST PMT-03

Order of rejection of claim for refund of balance in Electronic credit ledger/Electronic cash ledger, issued by an authorized officer

Form GST PMT-04

If a person notices any discrepancy in his Electronic credit ledger, he can communicate the same using Form GST PMT-04

Form GST PMT-05

Electronic cash ledger will be maintained in Form GST PMT-05

Form GST PMT-06

Challan for payment of tax, interest, penalty, fees or any other amount

Form GST PMT-07

If a person’s bank account has been debited but CIN has not been generated or CIN has been generated but not communicated to the GST portal, the person can inform the same using Form GST PMT-07

GST Tax Slabs:

There are five tax slabs under GST:

1) Exempted from GST: Essential goods are exempted from taxation under GST. Goods falling under this slab are; fruits, vegetables, salt, eggs, newspapers, books and so on. Service exempted from GST are; healthcare and education.

2) 5% slab: While the fresh fruits and vegetables are exempted from GST, the processed edible items like frozen vegetables and fruits, coffee and tea, dry fruits, medicines including insulin and so on, are the goods falling in the 5% tax slab. In services, restaurants, air and railway tickets fall under 5% GST slab.

3) 12% slab: Goods like spoons, forks, knives and other kitchenware fall under 12% tax slab of GST. Ayurvedic medicine too falls under this category. State-run lotteries, business class air tickets, and work contracts are the services falling under 12% tax slab.

4) 18% slab: Flavored edible sweets like refined sugar, chocolate, ice creams, pastries, jams, and cakes fall under this category.  Other goods in 18% slab are optical fiber, tractor parts, printers, mayonnaise, cornflakes and so on. Services falling in 18% GST slab are air conditioned hotels serving liquor, telecom, IT, and financial services.

5) 28% slab: All luxurious goods and services fall in 28% GST slab. Goods categorized in 28% slab are dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, personal aircraft and so on. Services under this slab are race club betting, cinema, and five-star hotels.

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GST payment online - How to pay GST online?

To pay GST, you must register your business on the GST Portal at Follow the below mentioned steps post registration, to pay GST:

  • Log on to and login with your username and password.
  • Click on ‘services’ and create challan.
  • Enter the details of CGST, SGST and IGST.
  • Choose the mode of payment.
  • You can pay through credit and debit cards or over the counter at authorized banks. There is a limit of Rs 10,000 per challan that can be paid over the counter. You can also pay by NEFT/RTGS from the authorized banks. 
  • After you choose your payment method, a summary page would appear, verify all the details and submit.
  • You will be directed to payment gateway if you have chosen online payment. Make the payment and close.
  •  If you have chosen offline payment then you need to take a printout of the summary (challan) and head to the authorized bank to make the payment.

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GST Payment online through NEFT/RTGS

·       You need to select NEFT/RTGS as payment mode.

·       Choose the remitting bank from which you would like to make the payment.

·       Generate your challan.

·       Print your Challan and head to a branch of the selected Bank. You need to carry a cheque as well.

·       Fill the cheque and present it along with the challan to the teller at the branch.

·       The transaction will be made by the teller; RBI will confirm the payment within 2 hours.

·       You will receive a Unique Transaction Number, UTR, on the registered e-mail and mobile number, you must link the UTR with NEFT/RTGS CPIN on the GST Portal. Go to Challan History, click on the CPIN link. Enter the UTR to link it with NEFT/RTGS payment.

·       Status of the payment will be updated on the GST Portal post receiving a confirmation from the Bank.

·       Payment will be updated on the Electronic Cash Ledger in the respective minor/major heads.

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