CBEC has issued an order no. 1/2017 dated 25 April 2017 about extension of due date of filing service tax return. Full order is as under.
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 the Form ST-3 for the period from 1st October 2016 to 31st March 2017, from 25th April, 2017 to 30th April, 2017.
The circumstances of a special nature, which have given rise to this extension of time, are as follows:
" Intermittent difficulties have been faced by assessees in accessing the ACES website on 25th April 2017"