F.No. 370/06/2016-IT(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

North Block, New Delhi

Date: 22nd February, 2017


All Pr. Chief Commissioners of Income-Tax

Subject:- Non-acceptance of Tax under PM Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY) —regarding.


I am directed to say that it has been brought to the notice of the Board that many banks are not accepting payments of tax/surcharge/penalty under the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY) due to lack of awareness of prescribed challan and certain technical reasons.

2. Accordingly, the matter was referred to Principal Chief Controller of Accounts. CBDT, for issuance of suitable directions to all the authorized banks for accepting the payment under the Scheme. The 0/o Pr. CCA, CBDT vide its letter No. 101/22/PCCA/287/RC/2017 dated 20.02.2017 had issued the necessary directions to all the authorized banks in this regard. A copy of the same is enclosed for information and necessary action.

Yours faithfully

End: as above

(Sandeep Singh)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tele/Fax 011-2309 4182

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One Comment

  1. M.A. John says:

    banks are still not accepting the tax under the PM Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY) scheme. And also in FOrm 286 the penalty box does not automatically fill in the amount. And therefore not submitable. Please advice course of action

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