Soon new software for collecting tax returns would be available in Tamil Nadu, India. P.K. Jain, the Commissioner of Service Tax said that there is need of revised software and incorporating necessary changes in the ST-3 form.
While speaking at the seminar on Service Tax' organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Institute of Logistics, he told that service tax payment through Internet banking is also essential. The new software is designed to guide users as they fill up each column in the form. 90 percent of Chennai based companies are using e-Filing. The service tax collection from Chennai is about INR 2530 million.