Service Tax Return Filing date for Oct-2012 to March-2013 Extended to 31.08.2013

By | April 23, 2013

Date for filing the ST-3 return, for the period from Oct’12 to March’13 has been extended from 25th Apr, 2013 to 31st August, 2013

Vide Order No: 03/2013-Service Tax, CBEC has extended the return filing date for the period starting October, 2012 to March, 2013, from 25th April, 2013 to 31st August, 2013. Further it is also informed that utility to prepare the service tax return will be available at ACES website by 31st July, 2013.

Order has been reproduced here under.

F.No.137/99/2011-Service Tax

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Excise & Customs


New Delhi, dated the 23rd April, 2013

Order No: 03/2013-Service Tax


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 2012 to 31st March 2013, from 25th April, 2013 to  31st August, 2013.

The circumstances of a special nature, which have given rise to this extension of time, are as follows:

“The Form ST-3, for the period from 1st October 2012 to 31st March 2013, is expected to be available on ACES around 31st of July, 2013”.


 Himani Bhayana

Under Secretary (Service Tax)

Central Board of Excise and Customs

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