G,overnment of India, Ministry of Finance through CBEC has issued the order for extension of due date of half yearly service tax return from 25th April to 29th April 2016. As tax payers were facing problem while filling service tax return on last date of filing service tax return. Service tax department website www.aces.gov.in was not able to handle the online traffic.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS
SERVICE TAX WING
1/2016-Service Tax, Dated: April 25, 2016
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 2015 to 31st March 2016, from 25th April 2016 to 29th April 2016.
The circumstances of a special nature, which have given rise to this extension of time, are as follows:
“Difficulties have been faced by assessees in accessing the ACES application on 25th April 2016”