The UP VAT Department has once again extended the last date to file  Annual Return (Form 26) up to 15-01-2014.

The relevant circular is reproduced here for ready reference:

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CBDT has extended the date of payment of the December installment of advance tax from 15th December 2013 to 17th December 2013.

The banks are closed on 15th December,2013, being a Sunday. Accordingly, to facilitate payment of this instalment of Advance tax, the Central Board of Direct taxes has issued an order to extend the time limit to make such payments from 15th December, 2013 to 17th December,2013.

Taxpayers, therefore, can now pay their advance tax instalment by 17thDecember, 2013 without entailing any consequential interest for deferment.

The relevant order is reproduced here for ready reference:

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Statutory obligations for the month of December, 2013.

05-12-2013 – (if payment done online then 06-12-2013)- Service Tax / Excise Monthly Payment.

07-12-2013 – TDS / TCS payment.

10-12-2013 – Excise Monthly Return.

15-12-2013 – PF Monthly Payment.

15-12-2013 – Advance Income Tax – Third Installment (For Corporate entities)

15-12-2013 – Advance Income Tax – Second Installment (For Non Corporate entities)

20-12-2013 – VAT / CST payment.

21-12-2013 – ESI Monthly Payment.

25-12-2013 – PF Monthly Return.

31-12-2013  – Declaration under VCES Scheme of the Service Tax and payment of first half of Declared Tax.

EXTENDED TO 31-12-2013 –UP VAT-Annual Return (Form 26).



CBEC has issued a new Circular No 174/9/2013 – ST dtd 25th November 2013 , regarding the new Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme 2013 (VCES 2013).

This circular aims to remove certain issues raised by assessees, regarding  the Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme.

The relevant Circular is reproduced here for ready refernce:

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