F.No: 137/116/2012- Service Tax, Dated : 22nd November, 2013
Subject: Lowering of the threshold for e-payment to rupees one lakh
In terms of the proviso to rule6(2) of the Service Tax Rules, 1994, an assessee who has paid a total service tax of rupees ten lakh or more, including the amount paid by utilisation of CENVAT credit in the preceding financial year, shall deposit the service tax liable to be paid by him electronically, through internet banking. Vide notification number 16/2013- Service Tax dated the 22nd November, 2013, the proviso has been amended to the effect that an assessee who has paid a total of rupees one lakh or more ( including the amount paid by utilising CENVAT) in the preceding financial year , shall have to deposit service tax electronically, through internet banking.
Director (Service Tax