The Last date for filing the Service Tax Half yearly returns for the Half year ended 30/09/2011 (1st April 2011 to 30th Sep 2011) has been extended from 25th October 2011 to 26th December 2011. The relevant notification is reproduced below.
F. No. 137/99/2011 – Service Tax
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise and Customs
New Delhi dated the 20th October 2011
ORDER NO. 1 /2011 – Service Tax
In exercise of the powers conferred by Rule 7(4) of the Service Tax Rules 1994 read with notification No. 48/2011-Service Tax dated 19th October 2011, Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby extends the date of submission of half yearly return for the period April 2011 to September 2011 from 25th October 2011 to 26th December 2011.
This is being done in view of the fact that the e-filing of service tax returns for all class of service tax assesses has been made mandatory for the first time vide notification no. 43/2011- Service Tax dated 25.8.11, as such leaving less time for the trade to adjust to the requirement of e-filing.
Director (Service Tax)
CBEC, New Delhi
Chief Commissioners of Central Excise & Customs (All)
Chief Commissioners of Central Excise (All)
Director General of Service Tax
Commissioners of Service Tax (All)
Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax
Commissioners of Central; Excise, Customs & Service Tax