Friends, Central Board of Excise & Customs has extended the date of e-filing of (ST-3) service tax return for the period 01.07.2012 to 30.09.2012 from 25th March, 2013 to 15th April, 2013 vide Order No: 1/2013-Service Tax dated 06.03.13 which is detailed given below. Still ST-3 for the concerned period is under development. The availability of the new ST-3 return form for the period 01.07.2012 to 30.09.2012 and for the period 01.10.12 to 31.03.2013 will be announced later by CBEC.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
New Delhi, dated the 6th March, 2013
ORDER NO: 1/2013-Service Tax
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-rule(4) of rule 7 of the Service Tax Rules, 1994, the Central Board of Excise & Customs hereby extends the date of submission of the Form ST-3 for the period from 1st July 2012 to 30th September 2012, from 25th March, 2013 to 15thApril, 2013.
The circumstances of a special nature, which have given rise to this extension of time, are as follows:
a) The Form ST-3 is expected to be available on ACES around 20th March, 2013.
b) This will result in all the assessees attempting to file their returns in a short time period, which may result in problems in the computer network and further delay and inconvenience to the assessees.
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Central Board of Excise and Customs
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