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How To Cancel GST Challan (OTC Challan)?

GST registered taxpayers have to pay taxes regularly. The GST portal has multiple options through which taxpayers can pay the due tax. Over The Counter (OTC), payments can be made only if the GST payable is less than INR 10,000. This amount can be paid by cash, cheque, or Demand Draft (DD). Furthermore, OTC payments can be made only at Authorized Banks. This is beneficial for smaller taxpayers who do not have access to internet banking facilities.

How To Generate GST Challan For OTC Payments?

The steps to generate GST Payment Challan – GST PMT-06 are available here.

Note: When ‘Over the Counter’ payment mode is selected, the taxpayer will have to take a printout of the Challan and make the payment at an authorised bank.

How To Cancel An OTC Challan?

Step 1: Log in to the GST Portal.

Step 2: Under ‘Services’, select ‘Payments’ and then ‘Challan History’.

Cancel OTC Challan

Step 3: Search the Challan which has to be cancelled. Challans can be searched by entering the date range or CPIN.

Cancel OTC Challan

Step 4: Once the desired Challan is found, click on the ‘Cancel’ button. To cancel the Challan, the taxpayer needs to ensure that no payment has been made against the Challan.

Cancel OTC Challan

Step 5: Click on ‘Proceed’ to complete the cancellation process.

Cancel OTC Challan

Once the Challan is successfully cancelled, the status of the Challan will automatically change to ‘Cancelled’, and no payment can be initiated for it.

Cancel OTC Challan

Points To Remember

  • For OTC payments, the date of realisation is treated as the payment deposit date.
  • OTC Challan payments can be made at any branch of the authorised bank.

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