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Due Date for Payment of Service Tax 2016
Please Note – Due Date for Payment of Service Tax for monthly, Quarterly or Half Year ending on 31.03.2016 is – 31-03-2016, Please Deposit Tax Before 31st March, 2016. Check Other Months Due Date (Except March Ending) From Below….
As per Rule 6(1) of Service Tax Rules, the service tax shall be paid to the credit of the Central Government before the following due dates
|Particulars||Company, AOP’s, HUF||Individual / Proprietary firm or Partnership firm|
|Duration||Month in which the service is deemed to be provided as per the POT rules||Quarter in which the service is deemed to be provided as per the POT rules|
|Payment by ECS:||6th day of the following month||6th day of the month following the quarter|
|Payment by any other mode||5th day of the following month||5th day of the month following the quarter|
|Month / quarter ending march||31st March||31st March Compulsory|
Exception: – Service Tax Collected for the month/quarter ending March shall be payable by 31st March of the said calendar year.
Interest on Late Payment of Service Tax
Interest Rate for Financial Year 2016-17
|Conditions||Rate of Interest|
|Service Tax collected but not deposited to the exchequer||24%|
If in case the value of taxable services of preceding year does not exceeds Rs. 60 Lakhs, then the rate of interest on late payment will be 12%.
[The above changes will come into effect on the day the Finance Bill receives the assent of the President.]
Interest Rate for Financial Year 2014-15
The following interest on delayed payment of service tax will be applicable from 1-10-2014
|Period of delay||Rate of simple interest|
|Upto 6 month||18% p.a.|
|More than six month and up to 1 year||18% p.a. for the 1 st six month of delay and 24% p.a. for the delay beyond 6 months.|
|More than a year||18% p.a. for the 1 st six month of delay and 24% p.a. for the delay beyond 6 months.|
|More than a year||18% p.a. for the 1 st six month of delay + 24% p.a. for the period beyond 6 month upto 1 year + 30% p.a. for any delay beyond one year|
Due Dates For Service Tax Return
Half yearly Return in Form ST-3
|1st April to 30th September||25th October|
|1st October to 31st March||25th April|
|Period||Service Tax Return Due Date|
|Oct 15-Mar 16||25th April 2016|
|April 15-Sept 15||25th Oct 2015|
Compulsory ECS payment:
Every assessee is required to pay tax electronically. AC or DC of Central Excise may for reasons to be recorded in writing, allow the assessees to deposit the service tax by any mode other than internet banking. (N/N 9/14 w-e-f 1-10-14)
Exception from POT Rules
Individuals and Partnership firms whose aggregate value of taxable services provided from one or more premises is < or = Rs. 50 lakhs in the previous FY: The service provider shall have the option to pay tax in the current financial year on actual receipt basis on value of taxable services provided or agreed to be provided by him up to a total of Rs. 50 lakhs.[Means payment is to be made with reference to month or quarter in which payment is received and not on the basis of POT rules.]
Can Service Tax be paid in Advance?
As per Rule 6(1A) every person liable to pay service tax, may, on his own volition, pay an amount as service tax in advance, to the credit of the Central Government and adjust the amount so paid against the service tax which he is liable to pay for the subsequent period: In such case the assessee shall,-
(i) intimate the details of the amount of service tax paid in advance, to the jurisdictional Superintendent of Central Excise within a period of 15 days from the date of such payment; and
(ii) indicate the details of the advance payment made, and its adjustment, if any in the subsequent return to be filed under section 70 of the Act.
What is the Manner of Payment of service tax?
As per Rule 6(2), the assessee shall deposit the service tax with the bank designated by CBEC, by using GAR-7challan
If the tax is paid by cheque, date of presentation of cheque to the bank shall be deemed to be the date on which service tax has been paid subject to realization of that cheque