The online version of the Service Tax return (ST-3) for the period October’12 to March’13 is now available for e-filing in ACES. Assessees can also use the offline utility by downloading the latest version from http://acesdownload.nic.in/ or from ‘DOWNLOADS’ Section of ACES website. Assessees whose ST 3 returns for the period October’12 to March’13 for “Banking and other Financial services” got rejected are requested to use the latest version of ST 3, either online or off-line to file their return. The last date of e-filing of ST 3 for the period October, 2012 to March, 2013 is 31st August, 2013. To avoid congestion and inconvenience on the last date assessees are advised to start e-filing the returns immediately and not to wait till the end of the month.