The tax authority has extended last date till April 29 for filing of Service Tax-3 return in view of difficulties being faced by tax payers with regard to Automation of Central Excise and Service Tax (ACES) website.
Due date of filing of ST-3 returns has been extended by the Central Government from 25.04.2016 to 29.04.2016 owing to certain difficulties being faced by the taxpayers in the ACES application meant for online filing of the returns.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS
SERVICE TAX WING
1/2016-Service Tax, Dated: April 25, 2016
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 2015 to 31st March 2016, from 25th April 2016 to 29th April 2016.
The circumstances of a special nature, which have given rise to this extension of time, are as follows:
“Difficulties have been faced by assessees in accessing the ACES application on 25th April 2016”
Director (Service Tax)
Central Board of Excise and Customs