On January 13, 2024, the Directorate General of Systems and Data Management, under the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, issued a crucial advisory through ICEGATE. This advisory addresses the Electronic Cash Ledger (ECL 2.0) changes on the ICEGATE platform, emphasizing the shift from https://old.icegate.gov.in/ to https://www.icegate.gov.in/ for Customs Duty payments and other transactions starting January 14, 2024.
Directorate General of Systems and Data Management
CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES & CUSTOMS
Date: 13th January 2024
Issued by: ICEGATE
Advisory for Electronic Cash Ledger (ECL 2.0) on ICEGATE
Note: Customs Duty payment and other payments have been enabled on https://www.icegate.gov.in/ and disabled on https://old.icegate.gov.in/ with effect from January 14, 2024. There are the changes in E-payment User Interface only and accordingly this new advisory has been issued for the purpose of giving clear stepwise navigation to users for duty payment and other functionalities on E-payment portal on new website.
The new CBIC E-Payment platform, a marquee initiative of CBIC (ICEGATE), has been envisaged to enable the functionality for collecting both tax and non-tax receipts for CBIC on behalf of Third-party applications like CBIC GST, SEZ, and ICES or any other third-party application in future through multiple modes of payment i.e. NEFT/ RTGS and Internet Banking and Electronic Cash Ledger. The platform has been designed as best-in-class with real time API based integration between ICEGATE and all stakeholders to provide superior user experience of payment to the Taxpayer and real-time accounting and settlement of government revenues.
2. Overview of Electronic Cash Ledger
3. Authorized user for Electronic Cash Ledger account
|ECL Wallet Functionality
|Unaccompanied Baggage declaration
|Central Excise & Service Tax
4. Activate Electronic Cash Ledger account
Note: Please note that duty can be paid without activating Electronic Cash Ledger. However, to view transactions maintained in Electronic Cash Ledger, users will have to get registered on ICEGATE.
The following steps are required to activate Electronic Cash Ledger account:
a) User will go toicegate.gov.in.
b) User will click on Login/Sign up button and fill the credentials.