No WHT on Interest Income from Foreign Currency Accounts

Exemption on Interest Income from Foreign Currency Accounts

Department of Inland Revenue has informed the Sri Lanka Banks’ Association to exempt the interest income from foreign currency accounts with effect from 01.01.2020 as instructed by the Ministry of Finance and subject to formal amendment to the Inland Revenue

Stamp Duty Return NOW online

Stamp duty Return can be submitted through e-Service (RAMIS) w.e.f. 01 October 2020 (for Q3 of the year 2020, Period from 1 July 2020 to 30 September 2020). Download Stamp Duty Quick Guide

Corporate Income Tax Return and Guide – YA 2019/2020

Corporate Income Tax Return and Guide - YA 2019/2020

Department of Inland Revenue has published a sample format of Corporate Income Tax Return and Guide to filling the Return & Schedules for the Y/A 2019/2020. Download: Return of Income – [Asmt_CIT_001_E] Schedules to Return of Income – Part A

Individual Income Tax (IIT) Return and Guide – Y/A 2019/2020

Individual Income Tax

Department of Inland Revenue has published a sample format of Individual Income Tax Return and Guide to filling the Return & Schedules for the Y/A 2019/2020. Download: Return of Income – [Asmt_IIT_001_E] Schedules to Return of Income – [Asmt_IIT_002_E] Statement

Tax Payments & Returns – September 2020

Tax payments & Returns due dates and tax types & payment period codes for the month of September 2020 are as follows: SEPTEMBER 15TH Advance Personal Income Tax (APIT) for the month of August 2020 is due on September 15,

New Acts to be released on ESC, NBT, PAL and Debt Repayment Levy

The government has reissued ESC, NBT, PAL & Finance (DRL) Bills since which are published earlier lapsed due to the dissolution of parliament. Amendment to Economic Service Charge Act, No. 13 of 2006 – To remove the Economic Service Charge

President removes tax imposed on gem and jewelry industry

Rs. 1 million loan facility at 4% interest rate for jewelry manufacturers. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa decides to remove the 14% income tax imposed on the profit earned by the gem and jewelry manufacturers and the 15% tax on gold imports.

Amendment of Tax Legislation – Policy Measures for Economic Revival

Followed by a proposal made by H.E the President, the approval of the Cabinet was granted at its meeting held on the 2019‑11‑27 for the introduction of a simple, transparent and efficient tax system to all the stakeholders in the

APIT should be deducted by employer from Non-Citizens regardless of their consent w.e.f. 01 April 2020

As per the paper notes published by IRD on 11.08.2020 (PN/APIT/2020 – 03), w.e.f. April 01, 2020, APIT (PAYE) should be deducted by employer from All non-resident employees and all resident but non-citizen employees regardless of their consent. Download IRD Notice: PN/APIT/2020-03

Further Instructions to Alternative Tax Payment System (ATPS) through Online Fund Transfer Facility

Further Instructions to Alternative Tax Payment System (ATPS) through Online Fund Transfer Facility Further to the notices published on the above subject on 8th April 2020 PN/PMT/2020-1 and on 14th May 2020 PN/PMT/2020-3 the below instructions should be adhered when doing

Tax Payments & Returns – August 2020

Tax payments & Returns due dates and tax types & payment period codes for the month of August 2020 are as follows: Advance Personal Income Tax (APIT) for the month of July 2020 is due on August 14, 2020 (Since

Further extension on VAT Deferment Facility & Temporary Registration

Department of Inland Revenue has published a public notice by amending the public notice number PN/VAT/2020-09 issued on 29.06.2020 as follows. VAT Deferment Facility on Imports at the Customs/BOI Validity of the last issued extension letters with regard to Credit Vouchers (CV)