Service Tax will be payable on the basis of date of billing or receipt of advance (Whichever is earlier) and not on receipt basis. Payment is Service Tax is to be made on the following basis:
Assessee (other than individual, proprietary firm or partnership firm) has to pay by 5th of the month following the month in which service is deemed to be provided as per rules framed in this regard (by 6th in case of e-payment) except in March.
ssessee who is an individual or proprietary firm or partnership firm shall make payment on quarterly basis within 5 days at the end of quarter in which service tax is deemed to be provided as per rules framed in this regard (by 6th in case of e-payment) except in March.
Due dates of Service tax -1)individual,Proprietorship,Partnership firm paid Service Tax Quarterly 1st Qtr-05th of June-12 in Bank payment & 6th of June-12 2nd Qtr 05 th of Oct12 in bank payment & 6th of Oct-12 in E-Payment 3rd qtr is 05th of January-12 & 06th of January-12 in EPayment 4th Qtr payment date is 31t March-12
2).Companies.Societies,Trusts paid service tax in monthly 5th of Immediately following months in Bank payment & 6th of E-Payment March month is paid on 31st March-12