CBEC has declared the due date for filing half service tax return for period ending 31st March 2013. Due date for half yearly service tax return has been extended from 25th April to 31st August 2013. Service Tax ST-3 Form for half yearly service tax return is expected to be released on 31st July 2013. Due date for Half Year ending 30th Sept 2013 i.e. 1st April 2013 to 30th September is 25th October 2013.
- 1st April to 30th September : 25th October
- 1st October to 31st March: 25th April
Service Tax Order No: 03/2013 Dated 23rd April 2013
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 1stOctober 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”