Due date of Service tax return for April-June-2012 extended to 25-11-2012

Due date for filing of service tax returns for the period 
01-04-2012 to 30-06-2012 has been extended from 25-10-2012 to 

Rule 7 of the Service Tax Rules, 1994 - Returns - Extension of time to file return in form ST3

ORDER NO. 3/2012 [F.No.137/99/2011-ST], dated 15-10-2012

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 return for the period 1st April 2012 to 30th June 2012, from 25th October, 2012 to 25th November, 2012.

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

(a)  ACES will start releasing the return in Form ST3 in a quarterly format, shortly before the due date of 25th October, 2012.

(b)  This will result in all the assessees attempting to file their returns in a short time period, which may result in problems in the computer network and delay and inconvenience to the assessees.

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