Service Tax Return

Filing of ST 3 Return – Certain corrections required

Service Tax - While assessee logs in the ACES site for filing the Service tax Return of the I half of 2016-17 i.e. for the 6 months ended 30.09.2016 and clicks RET, in ‘drop down’ menu following options appear:...

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Annual Return under Service Tax

Service Tax - As per Rule 7(1) of the Service Tax Rules, 1994, all the assessees registered under service tax are required to file service tax returns on a half yearly basis. The half yearly return is to be filed by 25th of the month following the particular half year. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (͞the Board͟) have amended Rule 7, 7A and ...

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Penalty for Late Filing of Service tax Return

Service Tax - File Service Tax Return in time as Maximum Penalty increased 10 times to Rs. 20000 - Under the existing scheme of law, Rule 7 of the Service tax Rules, 1994 read with its sub-rules deals with the provisions relating to the service tax return. As per Rule 7C; where the return prescribed under rule 7 is furnished after the date prescribed f...

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All about Service Tax Returns

Service Tax - Section 70(1) of the Finance Act, 1994 (‘Act’ for short) provides that every person liable to pay service tax shall himself assess the tax due on the services provided by him. Besides, this section requires the assessee to furnish return to the Superintendent of Central Excise in the prescribed form and at such frequency. If the ret...

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13 Reasons why Service Tax Returns Get Rejected after filing

Service Tax - Some Service Tax returns gets rejected after uploading of the XML file for the ST3 return, mainly due to the following reasons:- 1.  Incorrect selection of return type – whether it is ?Original? or ?Revised? return. 2.  When the Financial Year and the Period of Return are different in the XML file and in the […]...

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e-filing ST-3 / STC Return Utility for October 2017 to March 2017 available

Service Tax - Utilities for e-filing Service Tax Returns (ST-3 & ST3C) for the period October, 2016-March, 2017 are now available in both offline and online version. The last date of filing the ST-3/ST3C return for the said period is 25th April, 2017. To avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, all assesses are requested to file [&hel...

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Utility for e-filing Service Tax Return for Oct,15 to Mar,16

Service Tax - 1. Utility for e-filing Service Tax Return (ST-3) for the period October, 2015 – March, 2016 is now available in both offline and online version. The last date of filing the ST-3 return for the said period is 25th April, 2016. To avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, all assesses are requested to […]...

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Advisory on Service Tax Return filing for April – September 2015

Service Tax -  1. (a) Assessee can e-file Service Tax Return (ST-3) for the period April, 2015 to September, 2015 now through offline or online version. The last date of filing the ST-3 return, for the return period April, 2015 to September, 2015 is 25th October, 2015. However, to avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, assesses [&helli...

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File Service Tax registration amendment before 31/05/2015

Service Tax - All Service Tax registrants, except Government Departments, not having PAN based registration number shall file an amendment and obtain a PAN based registration on or before 31/05/2015. (refer Order no.1/2015-Service Tax dated 28/02/2015). E-mail and mobile number mandatory: The applicant shall quote the email address and mobile number in...

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Service Tax Return for Oct 2014 to March 2015 to be available from 01.04.15

Service Tax - Service Tax Return (ST-3) for October 2014 to March 2015 period will be made available from 01.04.2015 for e-filing by the assesses in both offline and online version. The last date for filing the returns for the said period is 25th April 2015. The assesses can file return online or use the offline utility by […]...

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Merely on basis of entry in ST-3 return it cannot be said whether assessee had availed credit or not

Glyph International Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, Noida (CESTAT New Delhi) - The second objection of the department is that the appellant do not satisfy the conditions no. 2(e) of 12/05 ST regarding non-availment of cenvat credit. The appellant's plea from the very beginning has been that they have never availed cenvat credit either in respect of inputs or input services and...

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CBEC Revises Service Tax Return Form- ST-3

Notification No. 20/2016-Service Tax - (08/03/2016) - These rules may be called the Service Tax (Second Amendment) Rules, 2016. (a) in the Table “B1 FOR SERVICE PROVIDER”, after serial number B1.21 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be inserted, namely:-...

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ST-3 due date extended to 14th Nov'14 for 1st Half of 2014-15

Order No. 02/2014-ST - (24/10/2014) - 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 April 2014 to 30th September 2014, from 25th October, 2014 to 14th November, 2014....

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ST-3 Due date of Oct 12 to Mar 13 extended to 31.08.2013

Order No: 03/2013-Service Tax - (23/04/2013) - n 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. ...

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CBEC extends last date of e-filing of Service Tax Return for July-Sep 2012 to 30.04.2013

Order No. 02/2013-ST - (12/04/2013) - Due date for filing of service tax returns in Form ST-3 for the period 1st July, 2012 to 30th September 2012 was extended from 15th April, 2013 to 30th April, 2013. Considering the difficulties in filing returns, causing inconvenience to the assessee, the CBEC had revised the due date of  filing ST...

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Last Date to File ST 3 Return July 12 to Sep 12 & Revised Form ST 3

F. No. 137/98/2006-CX-4 ( Part-I) - (22/02/2013) - Instruction regarding Notification No. 1/2013- Service Tax dated 22-2-2013 which seeks to amend the Service Tax Rules 1994 so as to prescribe the revised return Form ST3 and also stipulate that the last date for filing a return for the period July 2012 to September 2012, is 25th March 2013. As per r...

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e-filing ST-3 / STC Return Utility for October 2017 to March 2017 available

Utilities for e-filing Service Tax Returns (ST-3 & ST3C) for the period October, 2016-March, 2017 are now available in both offline and online version. The last date of filing the ST-3/ST3C return for the said period is 25th April, 2017. To avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, all assesses are requested to file [&hel...

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Filing of ST 3 Return – Certain corrections required

While assessee logs in the ACES site for filing the Service tax Return of the I half of 2016-17 i.e. for the 6 months ended 30.09.2016 and clicks RET, in ‘drop down’ menu following options appear:...

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Service Tax Return FY 2016-2017- Key Changes & Amendments

In this article, below key changes / amendment under Service Tax Laws relevant for filing of Service Tax Returns (ST-3) for FY 2016-2017 are discussed:- 1. Krishi Kalyan Cess 2. Government Services under Reverse Charge Mechanism 3. CENVAT Credit Rules 4. Interest on late Payment of Service Tax 5. Form ST-3 Amendments...

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Annual Return under Service Tax

As per Rule 7(1) of the Service Tax Rules, 1994, all the assessees registered under service tax are required to file service tax returns on a half yearly basis. The half yearly return is to be filed by 25th of the month following the particular half year. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (͞the Board͟) have amended Rule 7, 7A and ...

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Penalty for Late Filing of Service tax Return

File Service Tax Return in time as Maximum Penalty increased 10 times to Rs. 20000 - Under the existing scheme of law, Rule 7 of the Service tax Rules, 1994 read with its sub-rules deals with the provisions relating to the service tax return. As per Rule 7C; where the return prescribed under rule 7 is furnished after the date prescribed f...

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All about Service Tax Returns

Section 70(1) of the Finance Act, 1994 (‘Act’ for short) provides that every person liable to pay service tax shall himself assess the tax due on the services provided by him. Besides, this section requires the assessee to furnish return to the Superintendent of Central Excise in the prescribed form and at such frequency. If the ret...

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Utility for e-filing Service Tax Return for Oct,15 to Mar,16

1. Utility for e-filing Service Tax Return (ST-3) for the period October, 2015 – March, 2016 is now available in both offline and online version. The last date of filing the ST-3 return for the said period is 25th April, 2016. To avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, all assesses are requested to […]...

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CBEC Revises Service Tax Return Form- ST-3

Notification No. 20/2016-Service Tax (08/03/2016)

These rules may be called the Service Tax (Second Amendment) Rules, 2016. (a) in the Table “B1 FOR SERVICE PROVIDER”, after serial number B1.21 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be inserted, namely:-...

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13 Reasons why Service Tax Returns Get Rejected after filing

Some Service Tax returns gets rejected after uploading of the XML file for the ST3 return, mainly due to the following reasons:- 1.  Incorrect selection of return type – whether it is ?Original? or ?Revised? return. 2.  When the Financial Year and the Period of Return are different in the XML file and in the […]...

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Avoiding common errors in filing of service tax return

Self assessment under service tax has been started in the year 2001. In any self assessement taxation system, the onus is on the assessee to make true disclosure of all statutory information required to be disclosed. Non/wrong disclosure of any material information could result in allegation of suppression or deliberate wrong disclosure w...

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