Due date for 2nd Quarterly Service Tax Return is again extended from 15th April 2013 to 30th April 2013. Due date for filing 2nd quarter service tax return has been extended to 15th April 2013. As per Notification No 01/2013-ST dated 22 February 2013, all the registered service providers has to file the return for the period starting from 1st July 2012 to 30th September 2012 on or before 25th March 2013. As per the CBEC quarterly service return has be filed in new format of ST-3 Form. Service Provider should always use the latest format of ST-3 for Quarterly Return.
Due Date for Service Tax Half Yearly Return for period
- 1st April to 30th September : 25th October
- 1st October to 31st March: 25th April
The due date for filing Service Tax Quarterly Return is Extended From 25th October 2012 to 25th November 2012 due to change in the format of ST 3 Form, and as per notification service tax department will issue new ST-3 Form before 25th October 2012. As per notification it is clear that, in future Service tax payer has file the quarterly return and the due dates of these returns will be within 25 days after the expiry of each quarter but still service tax provider has to wait for another notification for the due dates. As per the earlier rules .i.e.before the budget of 2012 Service provider has to file Half Yearly Return in ST-3 Form. Above extension is notified under order no. 3/2012 dated 15 October 2012 and this notification is issued Commissioner Service Tax (Central Board of Excise and Customs) .