Forms for income tax 2021 are on the way

ORANJESTAD - In the coming day, customers registered with the Departamento di Impuesto will receive an income tax return form for 2021.

Official date

The official filing date is August 2, 2022. According to the law, taxpayers have two months to complete and submit the tax return form. Therefore, the latest date to file the tax return is October 3, 2022. 

Deadline extension

In addition to the legal deadline of two months, the Tax Office gives an automatic two-month extension. In this case, the latest filing date is December 5, 2022. One does not need to apply for this. 


Preparation of documents

To fill out the form carefully, one should use various documents, such as annual income y expenses 2020, such as annual salary, benefits by way of pension from work, old age, widow's or orphan's pension, income from rent, side work, interest statement from a bank or other credit institution, life insurance, proof of gift donations, proof of expenses incurred on behalf of children studying abroad, etc.

Individuals with sole proprietorships must also prepare their 2021 financial statements. If they are unable to do so themselves, they may use an advisor.

Legal obligation

Completing and submitting the form is a legal obligation. If one fails to do so, one runs the risk of being fined. Through the declaration of income, clients can exercise their right to deduct certain expenses.

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