Service Tax Return

Service Tax Return can be filed upto

Due Date

25 Oct 2017

Time Left

Half Year Service Tax Return can be filed upto

Service Tax Payment is due on

Due Date

30 Nov -0001

Time Left

Service Tax Payment for this month is due on

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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
Process Involved 20%

Step 1


Step 2

Data processing and Tax Analysis

Step 3

Tax Payment

Step 4

Return Preparation

Step 5

Return Upload

Step 6


Sale Purchase Bills and Bank statement is provided by client

Data is processed for calculation of relevant taxes

If any tax is pending for payment same is to be paid

Return is Prepared on softwares and checked Before upload

Return is uploaded on aces website using client id and password

Generated Acknowledgement is sent to client


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:


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.


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


If no service have been provided during a half year no Service Tax payable; the assessee may file a Nil Return within the prescribed time limit..
A single return would suffice. However, details in each of the column in Service Tax the Forms ST-3 has to be furnished separately for each of the taxable service rendered by the assessee..
Those assesses who have 15 digit Service Tax Payer Code allotted to them, should file an application to their jurisdictional AC/DC as laid out in Trade Notice insured in this regard. They should mention a trusted e-mail address in their application, so that the department can send them their username and password to help them file their return. They should long on to the Service Tax E-filing Home page using the Internet. On entering their STP code, user word and password in the place provided on the Home page they will be permitted access to the E filing facility. They should then follow the instructions given therein...


Yes. A service provider can pay service tax and file returns immediately after applying for registration..
Yes, the service tax is payable on all taxable services rendered in India, whether to an Indian or foreign client.
The Service Tax assessees are required to file a half yearly return in Form ST-3 or ST-3A as applicable in duplicate, to the Superintendent, Central Excise, dealing with Service Tax work. The return is to be filed within 25 days from the last day of the half year it relates to and should be accompanied by copies of all TR-6 Challans issued in the relevant period. Thus, returns for half year ending 30thSeptember and 31st March are required to be filed by 25th October and 25th April, respectively.