"With a view to facilitate collection of advance taxes for income tax and corporate tax and meeting the probable rush of tax-payers, it has been decided in consultation with the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India that all agency banks shall keep the counters of their designated branches conducting Government business open on September 14, 2013 and September 15, 2013," it said in a notification.
    
RBI said both the days (Saturday and Sunday) would be functioning like on normal working days to facilitate receipt of advance tax challans for income tax and corporate tax from the public.
    
RBI has designated bank branches of State Bank of India, public sector bank branches, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, IDBI Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank to collect advance tax payments.

(Agencies)

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