How to fill Service Tax Return Online – ST 3 Return Online

If you are providing some service by any online or offline business then you must file service tax st3 return online. Now how to fill Service Tax Return online?

Like the income tax efiling process, earlier for service tax payment also e-filling was mandatory for amount 10 lakhs or more. But now e-filing of Service Tax Returns ST-3 in ACES has been made mandatory for All Service Tax Assessees.

E-filing of service Tax Return or ST-3 Return online has become much more easier now than earlier. You can simply use the online portal and follow the below steps to file Service Tax Return Online or Electronically.

Steps to file Service Tax Return Online – ST 3 Return Online

To file your service tax ST 3 return online, first of all log on to Service Tax official website and then Click on ‘Service Tax’ option from menu. It will ask you to put user name and password.

Now if you are an existing assesses registered with ACES, then you can provide your user id and password and click on Logon button to proceed further.

how to file service tax return online

In case you forget your password then you can click on the “Forget Your Password” link to get the password in your registered e mail address or mobile number.

If you have not yet created an account then Register with ACES to get your user id and password details.

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On successful login, you can select RET option from menu and then submit the self-assessment return online.

If you want you can download the same and submit offline also. Otherwise you can visit website also to file service tax return offline.

Service Tax Return Tips & Tricks

If you need any kind of assistance during Service Tax Return e-filing, then you can explore many useful links of ACES website.

Read the complete questioners answered in FAQ section of the ACES site before e-filling.

You can also access the efiling of income tax return tutorial online. For that click on L.M.S. link of ACES website.

You can also write or contact to ACES team for your query. Simply drop a mail to aces.servicedesk(at) or you can dial the toll free number 18004254251 during week days.

Hope you will find this tutorial on how to fill Service Tax Return online useful. Please put a comment below if you have any query regarding filing the ST 3 Return Online.

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  1. I work somewhere . for that purpose I file incometax online for free.
    Also i have a part time biz in it consultancy for which I have service tax id.
    can I file st3 myself online. I have login details.

    currently the CA who file zero(tutnover) return on my behalf files high amount as fees.
    I need to file service tax though I have no client as they (it dept) may put penalty if I do not file.

  2. How to get userid & password for online filling ofservice tax.
    I forget my userid & password

    1. I think you can reset your password by clicking on foret password option. Or else try to connect with the customer care people of tax department to get it resolved.

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