What is Self-assessment Tax?
Persons need to calculate the income tax final liability after TDS amount deduction from the income source and for the final year payable advance tax. After the year end, before filing the return of income tax of a person, if the tax is due, then for the amount final, which a person liable is computed, and this is called as Self-Assessment tax. Before filing the return of tax, this is the final computation.
Why you require to pay self-assessment tax?
Self-assessment tax is need to pay by a person for various sources of the income. If a person does not get income to pay the advance tax installment final payment, then the tax deduction at source is performed at a decreased rate or it is not deducted against the applicable higher rate of tax on your filing of income tax.
For those individuals who are salaried, it happens sometimes that from short term bonds or the fixed deposit, the individual earned a big amount and does not tell his or her employer. Therefore, this amount is not take into account for the deduction of the tax. Therefore, you require to pay the self-assessment tax. You require to pay this tax after end of a certain financial year. The payment date is not specified for the tax payment.
You need to pay self-assessment tax as quickly as possible without any notification for the last date of filing of the return of the tax.
What is the procedure to pay online self-assessment tax?
The process to pay self-assessment tax online is described below. But you need to remember that only net banking mode of payment is supported by online platform.
Calculation of Self-Assessment Tax
If you make the payment for the self-assessment tax before the date of assessment, the below two procedures are considered for the calculation of the interest.
The advanced tax amount which is not paid is the requisite amount for calculation of the interest for self-assessment tax payment.
The amount of the advance tax after deducting the amount of self-assessment is take into account for calculation of payment date for the self-assessment tax.