Circular No.ES/358 /2016-17 March 29, 2017
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Extension of e-payment deadline and of banking hours
CBEC has issued Circular No. 205/03/2017-ST dated 27.03.2017 informing about the decision taken by the Reserve Bank of India vide notification RBI/2016-17/250 dated 16.03.2017 that all agency banks shall keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government business open up to 6.00 pm on March 30, 2017, and up to 8.00 p.m. on March 31, 2017. All electronic transactions would, however, continue till midnight of March 31, 2017. Hence, the assessees can make e-payment till the midnight of March 31, 2017.
Members may kindly make note of the same.