The Offline Excel utility for filing half-yearly Service Tax return (ST 3) for the period 1st October, 2012 to 31st March, 2013 is now available in ACES. The same can be downloaded from http://acesdownload.nic.in/. It can also be accessed from ‘DOWNLOADS’ section of ACES website, www.aces.gov.in. The online version of the same will be made available shortly and the exact date will be intimated on ACES website. All assessees are advised to carefully read the ‘Instructions’ given in a separate sheet in the ST-3 offline excel utility before filling up the details.