G.S.R…. (E). In exercise of the powers conferred by section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Service Tax Rules, 1994 namely : -
1. (1) These rules may be called the Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2009.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Service Tax Rules, 1994, in Form ST-3, after S. No. 7 and the entries relating thereto, the following shall be inserted, namely,-
“8. If the return has been prepared by a Service Tax Return Preparer (STRP), furnish further details as below:
Identification No. of STRP
Name of STRP
(Signatures of Service Tax Return Preparer)”.
[F. No. 137/318/2007-CX.4 (Pt. 2)]
Under Secretary to Government of India
Note.- The principal rules were notified vide notification No. 2/94-Service Tax, dated the 28th June 1994 and published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R.546 (E), dated the 28th June 1994 and were last amended vide notification No. 31/2008-Service Tax, dated the 2nd September, 2008 which was published videnumber G.S.R.633 (E), 2nd September, 2008.