e-Payment of Central Excise & Service Tax - EASIEST
Electronic Accounting System in Excise and Service Tax (EASIEST) is a web based payment gateway launched by CBEC in 2007 enabling assesees to pay Central Excise duties and Service Tax online. It interfaces with the e-payment portals of the tax collecting banks and makes available accurate tax payment data from banks for revenue and tax payer accounting purposes.
With effect from 1st October, 2014, it is mandatory to effect payment of central excise duty / service tax electronically through internet banking for all Central Excise and Service TaxAssessees (Please refer Notification No. 19/2014 -Central Excise (N.T.)(86KB) & Notification No. 9/2014 - S.T.(86KB) both dated 11th July, 2014) except in exceptional cases to be recorded by Divisional Assistant / Deputy Commissioners.