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All persons or entities liable to pay service tax or having service tax registration must file service tax returns. Entities having service tax registration are mandatorily required to file service tax returns. Service tax return must now be e filed.
Service tax returns are due half-yearly. Use ReminDue to know the service tax return due date and service tax payment due date for your business.
Delay of upto 15 days in filing service tax return could attract a penalty of Rs.500. Delay of 15 - 30 attracts a penalty of Rs.1000 and delay in filing of service tax return for a period of more than 30 days attracts a pentaly of Rs.1000 + Rs.100 for each day of delay in filing service tax return upto a fine of Rs.20,000.
Service tax payment can be made online through net banking for all assesses having a service tax due of Rs. 1 lakh or more in the preceding financial year. Others can make the payment through cheque or demand draft.
Service tax is a tax on services provided in India. Service tax is levied under the Finance Act, 1994 on certain services as specified by the Government.

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