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Non filing of ST-3 Returns|Notice Received from Service tax Department Bangalore

Balakrishna & Co,. Chartered Accountant and Service Tax Consultant in Bangalore


Service Tax Department, Bangalore is sending  email communication to all those who have not filed ST-3 Returns for the half year ending 30-09-2015 & 31-03-2016.


Content of the email Communication received on 22-07-2016:


Sub:   Non filing of ST-3 Returns for the half year ending 30-09-2015 & 31-03-2016   – Reg.


            On checking up the status of ST-3 returns in the system (i.e., ACES), it is noticed that you have not filed the ST-3 Returns for the half year ending 30-09-2015 and also 31-03-2016.  As you are aware that the failure to pay service tax within due dates and also failure to file ST-3 returns within the prescribed time limit constitutes offence on your part and calls for punitive measures. 


02.       You are, therefore, advised to check up the factual position and in case the Service Tax for the period from 01-04-2015 to 30-09-2015 and 01-10-2015 to 31-03-2016 is not yet been paid, the same should be paid along with the interest as applicable.  Further the ST-3 returns for the half year ending 30-09-2015 and also 31-03-2016 should also be filed immediately and penalty as applicable for the period of delay should also be filed and copy of the paid Challan sent to this office immediately.  


03.        The factual position of the payment of Service Tax and also filing of ST-3 returns for the period as aforesaid may be intimated to the undersigned by e-mail at ( In case of any difficulties, you may contact the undersigned.


04.         This issues with the concurrence of the Assistant Commissioner of Service Tax, ‘B’ Division, Bangalore. 

                                                                                    Yours faithfully,


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Balakrishna & Co, Chartered Accountant Firm

Service Tax Consultant in Bangalore,

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Bangalore – 560 027


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