India Infoline reports that HDFC Bank, a private sector bank in New Delhi, on Tuesday launched a new service for its customers which allows them to pay their income tax through an ATM.
The service can now be accessed by the HDFC's 115 lakh debit card holders at 5,998 of its ATM locations in 1,111 cities across the country.
Customers need to register at the Bank for the service, and the ATM payment option will be activated immediately.
"The Bank has continuously added value to the taxpayer by initiating doorstep service of collection of challans and providing technology-enabled world class service platform through netbanking. This has enabled the bank to emerge as the second-largest collector of direct taxes pan India," said Rajender Sehgal, head of government business group, HDFC Bank.
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