Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Service Tax :- Due Date for submitting return for the period 01-10.2012 to 31-03-2013

Service Tax return for the period 1st October 2012 to 31st March 2013 may be filed up to 31st August 2013.  Excel based  Return Preparation Utility of ST-3 form is available here (download).  The due date has already been notified by Central Board of Excise & Customs department vide  Order No: 03/2013 dated 23rd April, 2013 which is given below for information and knowledge :-

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 23rd April, 2013
Order No: 03/2013-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 25th April, 2013 to  31st August, 2013.
            The circumstances of a special nature, which have given rise to this extension of time, are as follows:  
      “The Form ST-3, for the period from 1st October 2012 to 31st March 2013, is expected to be available on ACES around 31st of July, 2013”.

 Himani Bhayana
Under Secretary (Service Tax)
Central Board of Excise and Customs

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