Service Tax Return Filing and Due Date
Service tax is an indirect tax levied on the services provided by a service provider in India. Service tax is paid by the end consumer of the service and the service provider is responsible for collection of remittance from the recipient of the taxable service. At present, Service Tax is levied at 12.3% on the value of the taxable service. Service tax registration is mandatory for every person or business in India that has provided a taxable service of value exceeding Rs.9 lakhs, in the previous financial year.
Persons or entities liable to pay service tax or having service tax registration must file service tax returns - Form ST-3 or Form ST-3A. Service tax returns are due half-yearly and the service tax return must be e filed. Service tax payment must be paid by entity electronically or manually on the respective due date. The due date for payment of service tax collected is determined based on the type of business entity. We can help you file e file your service tax return online. Our service tax experts can help you compute your service tax liability, e file the service tax return and keep you in compliance with service tax regulations