Service tax returns due date for March 2014
What is the last date to file ST returns for Oct13-Mar14 ? What are the forms to be used to file ST returns? What is the late fee for delay in filing ST returns
The due date is April 25 2014. However department has not released the requisit schema. So, the dates may be extended.
The ST3 Form should be used for this. Penalty provision are noted in this post Penalty for Delay in filing the half yearly service tax returns.
I received this mail from ACES, this confirms the due date and clear all your related doubts.
Service Tax Return (ST-3) for Oct '13 to March'14 period will be made available 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, 2014. The assesses can file return online or use the offline utility by downloading the latest version from http://acesdownload.nic.in/ or from 'DOWNLOADS' Section of ACES website. For details on how to e-file in ACES or any further information/assistance, you may visit www.aces.gov.in or contact your jurisdictional Service Tax Officer. Please file your returns in ACES well in advance to avoid rush and inconvenience at the last moment.