Axis Bank, India’s third largest private bank, today announced the launch of the facility to pay Income Tax at ATMs. This facility, initially, will be available at select ATMs in the major centers and will shortly be made available at all 5,600 plus ATMs across the country. Axis Bank customers holding ATM/ Debit Cards can use this facility to pay Income Tax/ Other Direct Taxes using Axis Bank ATMs.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), as a part of its e-Governance Initiative to provide more convenience to the taxpayers had advised authorized Banks to roll out the facility to pay Tax using ATMs. Axis Bank is the first private sector bank to make this facility available for its large tax-paying customer base.