IRAS EXTENDS TAX FILING DEADLINES
- Filing deadlines extended for (i) Individual Income Tax, (ii) GST returns for accounting period ending Mar 2020, (iii) Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI) for companies with Financial Year ending Jan 2020, (iv) Income Tax for trusts, clubs and associations
- One-month extension of submission deadlines for (i) S45 Withholding Tax Forms due in April 2020 and (ii) tax clearances
As part of its support for taxpayers in light of the latest measures to manage the COVID-19 situation, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) is providing an automatic extension of deadlines for tax filing for individuals and businesses:
|S/N||Tax Type||Original Filing Deadline||Extended Filing Deadline New|
|1||Income Tax for Individuals (including sole proprietors and partnerships)||18 Apr 2020||31 May 2020|
|2||Income Tax for Trusts, Clubs and Associations||15 Apr 2020||31 May 2020|
|3||Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI) for companies with Financial Year ending Jan 2020||30 Apr 2020||31 May 2020|
|4||GST Returns for accounting period ending Mar 2020||30 Apr 2020||11 May 2020|
|5||S45 Withholding Tax Forms due in Apr 2020||15 Apr 2020||15 May 2020|
|6||Tax Clearances for foreign employee in Apr 2020||–||1 additional month|
Taxpayers who can file earlier should continue to do so.
Taxpayer Counter Services by Appointment only
In line with Singapore’s elevated set of safe distancing measures, from 7 April to 4 May 2020, taxpayers requiring face-to-face tax filing assistance and other taxpayer counter services must make an appointment two (2) working days in advance before visiting the e-Filing Service Centre (EFSC) and the Taxpayer and Business Service Centre (TBSC) at Revenue House.
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