(a) Assessee can e-file Service Tax Return (ST-3) for the period April, 2015 to September, 2015 now through offline or online version. The last date of filing the ST-3 return, for the return period April, 2015 to September, 2015 is 25th October, 2015. However, to avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, assesses who wish to file their ST-3 for the said period are advised to start e-filing the returns immediately and not to wait till the last date. The assesses can file return either online or use the offline utility by downloading the latest version No. V1.4 from http://acesdownload.nic.in/ or from ‘DOWNLOADS’ Section of ACES website.
(b) Help Desk: In case of any difficulty in accessing the ACES Application or in filing the ST-3 returns, the assesses can contact the ACES Service Desk either by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling up National Toll-free number 1800 425 4251. The ACES Service Desk functions on working days from Monday to Friday between 9 AM and 7 PM and on Saturdays between 9 AM to 2.30 PM. However, in the month of October, 2015, the Service Desk will remain open from 9AM to 7PM on all Saturdays and on 25-10-2015, the last Sunday of the month. Since, 21st to 23rd October,2015 are closed holidays, Service Desk will remain open on 22nd October,2015.