Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Service tax return (st-3) due date extended to 20.01.2012


on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

SECTION 70 OF THE FINANCE ACT, 1994 READ WITH RULE 7(4) OF THE SERVICE TAX RULES, 1994 - RETURN OF SERVICE TAX - DATE OF SUBMISSION OF HALF-YEARLY RETURN FOR THE PERIOD APRIL, 2011 TO SEPTEMBER 2011 EXTENDED FROM 6-1-2012 TO 20-1-2012

ORDER NO. 1/2012 - SERVICE TAX, DATED 9-1-2012

In exercise of the powers conferred by Rule 7(4) of the Service Tax Rules, 1994 read with notification No. 48/2011-Service Tax dated 19th October 2011, Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby extends the date of submission of half yearly return for the period April 2011 to September 2011, from 6th January, 2012 to 20th January, 2012.

This is being done in view of the fact that assessees are facing problems in electronic filing of returns due to various reasons.
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Service Tax return period for Financial year 2012-13 First half yearly period has been reduced to 01.04.12 to 30.06.2012 and due date remains the same 25.10.2012. For More details read the link.



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Earlier UPDATE

Service Tax return date now extended to 06-01-2012


UPDATE NOTIFICATION ISSUED
F. No. 137/99/2011 – Service Tax
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise and Customs
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New Delhi dated the 20th October 2011

ORDER NO. 1 /2011 – Service Tax

In exercise of the powers conferred by Rule 7(4) of the Service Tax Rules 1994 read with notification No. 48/2011-Service Tax dated 19th October 2011, Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby extends the date of submission of half yearly return for the period April 2011 to September 2011 from 25th October 2011 to 26th December 2011.

This is being done in view of the fact that the e-filing of service tax returns for all class of service tax assesses has been made mandatory for the first time vide notification no. 43/2011- Service Tax dated 25.8.11, as such leaving less time for the trade to adjust to the requirement of e-filing.

Director (Service Tax)
CBEC, New Delhi


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