DUE DATE OF FILING SERVICE TAX RETURN EXTENDED FROM 25-10-2011 TO 26-12-2011

F. No. 137/99/2011 – Service Tax
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise and Customs
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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