Saturday, August 31, 2013

Service Tax :- Due Date extended from 31.08.2013 to 10.09.2013

                    Central Board of Excise & Customs department has issued an Order No: 4/2013- Service Tax dated 30-08-2013 regarding extension of due date for submission of Service Tax Return for the period 01.10.2012 to 31.03.2013.  Now online utility along with offline excel based utility is freely available as for submission of Service Tax return for period mentioned above.  This order has been issued due to avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, all assesses are hereby advised to start e-filling Service Tax Return immediately and not to wait till the last date. 

F.No.137/99/2011-Service Tax
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
New Delhi, dated the 30th August, 2013
Order No: 4/2013-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 October 2012 to 31st March 2013, from 31st August, 2013 to  10th September, 2013.
            The circumstances of a special nature, which have given rise to this extension of time, are as follows:  
            “ Difficulties have been faced by  assesses in uploading the offline utilities”.
 Himani Bhayana
Under Secretary (Service Tax)
Central Board of Excise and Customs

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