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Payment Details in Section - 6.1 (GSTR-3B Return) Payment of Tax under GST Portal

To pay the taxes and offset the liability, perform the following steps:

1.         Click the PROCEED TO PAYMENT button.

Note: In case, you want to make changes to any details in any of the sections in the previous page, you can go back to the previous page and make the changes after clicking the BACK button. Once you click the MAKE PAYMENT/POST CREDIT TO LEDGERbutton and pay off the liabilities, you cannot go back and make any changes to the Form GSTR-3B.

The cash available as on date and ITC available (considering ITC of current tax period) are shown in below table.

Note: Tax liabilities as declared in the return along with the credits gets updated in the ledgers and reflected in the “Tax payable” column of the payment section. Credits get updated in the credit ledger and the updated balance is available and can be seen while hovering on the said headings of credit in the payment section.

2. Please provide the amount of credit to be utilized from the respective available credit heads to pay off the liabilities, so as the cash.


Note: System has auto-populated “Tax to be paid through ITC” fields with optimum utilization amounts based on provisions of the law relating to credit utilisation. However, you may edit the ITC utilization. As you change ITC utilization, the cash to be paid will also get changed.

If available cash balance in Electronic cash ledger is not sufficient to offset the liabilities, additional cash required for paying liability is being reflected in the last column of the Table (Addition cash required). You may create challan for that amount directly by clicking on the CREATE CHALLAN button

3.         Click the MAKE PAYMENT/POST CREDIT TO LEDGER button to pay off the liabilities or to claim credit in case of no liabilities.


  • You can click the PREVIEW DRAFT GSTR-3B button to view the summary page of GSTR-3B for your review. It is recommended that you download this Summary page and review the summary of entries made in different sections with patience before making payments.
  • Once you click the MAKE PAYMENT/POST CREDIT TO LEDGER button and pay off the liabilities, you cannot make any changes to the Form GSTR-3B.

Note: On click of MAKE PAYMENT/POST CREDIT TO LEDGER button, GST Portal will check the available Cash ledger balance.

4.         In case of insufficient balance, “You do not have sufficient balance in Electronic Cash Ledger. Do you want to Create challan?" pop-up message is displayed. Click the YES button.

5.         The Create Challan page is displayed.

NoteIn the Tax Liability Details grid, the Total Challan Amount field and Total Challan Amount (In Words) fields are auto-populated with total amount of payment to be made. You cannot edit the amount.

6.         Select the Payment Modes as E-Payment/ Over the Counter/ NEFT/RTGS.

7.         Click the GENERATE CHALLAN button.

8.         The Challan is generated.


In case of Net Banking: You will be directed to the Net Banking page of the selected Bank. The payment amount is shown at the Bank’s website. If you want to change the amount, abort the transaction and create a new challan.

In case of successful payment, you will be re-directed to the GST Portal where the transaction status will be displayed.

In case of Over the Counter:

Take a print out of the Challan and visit the selected Bank. Pay using Cash/ Cheque/ Demand Draft within the Challan’s validity period. Status of the payment will be updated on the GST Portal after confirmation from the Bank.

 In case of NEFT/ RTGS:

Take a print out of the Challan and visit the selected Bank. Mandate form will be generated simultaneously. Pay using Cheque through your account with the selected Bank/ Branch. You can also pay using the account debit facility. The transaction will be processed by the Bank and RBI shall confirm the same within <2 hours>. Status of the payment will be updated on the GST Portal after confirmation from the Bank.

9. Once the payment is done, a confirmation message is displayed. Click the YES button.

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