In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-rule(4) of rule 7 of the Service Tax Rules, 1994, the Central Board of Excise & Customs hereby extends the date of submission of thereturn for the period 1stApril 2012 to 30thJune 2012, from 25thOctober, 2012 to25thNovember,2012.
The circumstances of a special nature which have given rise to this extension of time are as follows:
a)ACES will start releasing the return in Form ST3 in a quarterly format, shortly before the due date of 25thOctober,2012.
b)This will result in allthe assessesattempting to file their returns in a short time period, which may result in problems in the computer network and delay and inconvenience to the assesses.
Commissioner Service Tax
Central Board of Excise and Customs
Chief Commissioners of Central Excise &Customs(All)