Service tax return filing deadline :
CBEC extends the last date of e-filing of Service Tax Return (ST 3) for the period October, 2012 to March, 2013 from 25th April to 31st August, 2013. The return utility for this period is expected to be made available in ACES in July, 2013; the exact date of the availability will be announced later. For CBEC’s Order No 3/2013-ServiceTax dated 23-4-2013
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 1st October 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″.