All Service Tax assessees are hereby informed that they will not be able to file ST 3 returns in ACES now and have to wait until the modified version of ST 3 Form is made available in a few weeks. Please revisit ACES website(http://www.aces.gov.in) for further information. Inconvenience caused is regretted.
SERVICE TAX (FOURTH AMENDMENT) RULES, 2012 - AMENDMENT IN RULE 7
NOTIFICATION NO. 47/2012 ST, DATED 28-9-2012
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Service Tax Rules, 1994, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Service Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2012.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Service Tax Rules, 1994, in rule 7, in sub-rule (2), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
"Provided that the Form 'ST-3' required to be submitted by the 25th day of October, 2012 shall cover the period between 1st April to 30th June, 2012 only."
Update :New Service Tax return form ST-3 For the period 01.04.2012 to 30.06.2012 in excel offline mode is available here