Key dates

April

Date

Act/Tax

Obligation

Form Number Assessee Type
10th Excise Return Filing of Excise Return for the month of March ER-1 Assessees other than those availing SSI concession
10th Excise Return Filing of Excise Return by EOU units for the month of March ER-2 EOU- Units
10th Excise Return Filing of quarterly return by SSI for the quarter ended 31st March ER-3 Assessees availing SSI concession
10th Excise Return Filing of monthly return of receipt and consumption of each of Principal Inputs declared in ER-5 for the month of March ER-6 Assessees who have filed ER-5
15th Professional Tax (Gujarat State) Last date for payment of professional tax for the month/quarter ending 31st March. - Every employer
15th Professional Tax (Gujarat State) Last date for filing of professional tax return for the month of March. Form 5 Every employer having more than 20 employees unless Form 5B filed
15th Employees Provident Fund Deposit of EPF deducted in the month of March - All
15th Excise Return Filing of quarterly return for the quarter ended on 31st March by First and Second stage dealers Form as per notification no. 73/2003 – CE (NT) First and Second stage dealers
21st ESIC ESIC payments for the month of March - All
22nd GVAT/CST Last date for payment of GVAT/CST for the month/quarter ending March Form 207
25th Service Tax Filing Service Tax Return in ST-3 for half year ending March ST-3 All
25th Employees Provident Fund Filing of PF Return for the month of March Form 5/10/12A All employers to whom it is applicable
30th Income Tax Act/ TDS Last date for payment of TDS deducted in the month of March ITNS 281 All Deductors
30th Professional Tax (Gujarat State) Last date for filing professional tax return for the year 2015-16 Form 5AA Every employer having less than 20 employees.
30th Excise Return Last date for filing of return related to Information of Principal Inputs for the current year ER-5 Assessees paying duty of Rs. 1 crore or more per annum through PLA & CENVAT and manufacturing goods under specified tariff heading
30th Excise Return Last date for filing of return related to Annual Installed Capacity Statement ER-7 All manufacturers
30th Employees Provident Fund Member’s annual contribution card for the previous financial year 3A All
30th Employees Provident Fund Consolidated annual contribution statement 6A All
30th GVAT Filling of GVAT/CST Return for the month/quarter  of  March 201 A/B
30th Income Tax Act Filing Forms received for the quarter ending March 15H/15G All
Note:1 Payment of dividend distribution Tax to be made within 14 days from declaration or distribution or payment of dividend whichever is earlier.