Service Tax Return

Documents Required for Service Tax Return

  • 1 Service Invoices Raised during the Quarter
  • 2 Expense Invoices incurred
  • 3 Copy of service tax Challans paid
  • 4 Bank Statements
  • 5 Aces ID and Password

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SERVICE TAX RETURN

Every Assessee who has registered for Service Tax and has been assigned a Service Tax Registration number , is required to fill a service tax return on Half yearly basis. Irrespective of Assessee has provided with taxable services in the period or not, he is required to file for service tax return on or before due date as mentioned below:
 

PERIOD ENDINGSERVICE TAX RETURN DUE DATE

April - September25th October

September - March25th April

Although the service tax return is filed half yearly, payment of service tax received by the Service Provider shall be deposited to the Government on monthly/quaterly basis.

The Service tax return is required to filed in "Form ST - 3" or "ST - 3A" as the case may be and shall include the following details:

1. The Value of Taxable Services charged / billed.

2. The Value of Taxable Services realised.

3. The Amount of Service Tax Payable/Paid.

LATE FEE FOR DELAY IN FILLING SERVICE TAX RETURN

Delay in Filing of Return afer Due Date Late Fees

First 15 Days Rs. 500

15 - 30 Days Rs. 1000

More than 30 Days Rs. 1000 + Rs. 100 per day beyond 30 days

Maximum late Fees payable is Rs. 20000

FAQs

FAQs

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What is to be done when no services are provided for in a half-year?

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