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Extension of e-payment deadline and of banking hours

Last updated: 28 March 2017

 Notice Date : 27 March 2017

Circular No 205/3/2017-Service Tax

F. No. 1371155/2012- Service Tax (Part 11)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise and Customs
Service Tax. Wing

New Delhi. dated the 27th March, 2017


All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Central Excise /Service Tax Principal Directors General/Directors General of Goods and Service Tax/

Central Excise Intelligence/ Systems and Data Management /Audit/ ‘Pax Payer Services/ Performance Management

Chief Commissioner AR CESTAT

AIL Principal Additional Directors General./ Additional Directors General (Audit) All Principal Commissioners/Commissioncrs of Central Excise/ Service Tax


Sub: Extension of e-payment deadline and of banking hours

The Reserve Bank of India has issued instructions vide Notification RB1/2016-17/250 dated 16th March 2017 wherein it has been decided that all agency banks shall keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government business open up to 8,00 pm on March 30. 2017 and up to 6.00 p.m. on March 31, 2017. ALL electronic transactions would, however, continue till midnight of March 31, 2017,

2. Thus the assessees can make e-payment till the midnight of March 31, 2017.

3. It is requested that Trade Notices may be issued to publicize the extended e-payment hours as well as the extended banking hours.

Yours faithfully

Dr. Sre area by

Under Secretary, Servi c Tax


Notification No : 205/3/2017-Service Tax
Published in Service Tax

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