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Sri Lanka Introduces New Online Tax Payment Platform

Sri Lanka Inland Revenue has issued a notice to taxpayers concerning the introduction of a new Online Tax Payment Platform (OTPP) with effect from 8 February 2021.


Online Tax Payment Platform (OTPP)

Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has introduced Online Tax Payment Platform (OTPP) with effect from 08.02.2021, to make tax payment with the collaboration of below mentioned banks, in addition to the existing tax payment methods.

  • National Savings Bank
  • Sampath Bank PLC
  • Nations Trust Bank
  • Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC

Initially, the OTPP is available only through the above banks interfaced with IRD for this purpose. In future this facility will be extended by connecting with all other banks to give an extensive service to the taxpayers.

The respective banks will provide the relevant information needed to fulfill the tax payment through OTPP. The payment made will be credited to Commissioner General’s Account in real-time and the taxpayer will notify via a SMS, to the mobile number registered with IRD.

It is glad to inform that, OTPP could be used to make the 3rd instalment payment of the Income Tax, for the Year of Assessment 2020/2021, which will be due on 15th February, 2021.

Please log on to IRD web Portal for the User guide. (e-Services/Overview and Quick Guides/Payments and Refunds)

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