The Malawi Revenue Authority
(MRA) is reminding valued taxpayers to honour their obligations by paying taxes
and submitting tax returns due in the month of July 2021. The due dates for payment
of taxes and submission of returns are as follows:
TAX TYPE DUE DATE
Pay As You Earn 14th July, 2021
Withholding Tax 14th July, 2021
Fringe Benefits Tax 14th July, 2021
Domestic Excise 20th July, 2021
Turnover Tax 20th July, 2021
25th July, 2021
31st July, 2021 (Accounting date 31st
Pay As You Earn (PAYE), 14th July, 2021. Should be accompanied by Form P12 and P12A
Withholding Tax, 14th July, 2021. Should be accompanied by forms WTF1 & 2
Fringe Benefits Tax, 14th July,
2021. Should be accompanied by forms FBT 2
Domestic Excise, 20th July, 2021. Should be accompanied by Form 32 for goods
and Form 32A for services
Turnover Tax , 20th July, 2021. Should be accompanied by TOT return
Value Added Tax, 25th July, 2021. Should be accompanied by form VAT3
Provisional Tax, 25th July, 2021.
Should be accompanied by form PTF 1 and PTF 2
Income tax, 30th July, 2021 for all those taxpayers whose accounting date is 31st
January. Should be accompanied by ITF1 for sole traders or partnerships and
ITF12 for limited companies
The Authority is reminding all employers that Tevet Levy and Employers’ Data Form for the year 2020/21 was due on 1 July 2021. Failure to remit the levy by the due date attracts 20% of the unpaid amount.
CUSTOMS & EXCISE
Duty is payable upon importation of goods into Malawi. If goods are imported into the country through transit bond on Transit document 1 (T1) and kept in a temporary store, duty is due within 10 days from the day the goods were deposited in the Temporary Stores. Customs duties can also be paid prior to the arrival of goods at the border.
REMINDER TO ALL TAXPAYERS AND THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
MRA further wishes to remind all taxpayers and the business community that it is their obligation and responsibility to settle their tax liabilities on time. Any delay or failure to remit the taxes would result in MRA requesting you to pay the taxes due plus penalties in accordance with the Law.Kindly, note that you can submit your tax returns at your nearest Domestic Taxes offices and Customs & Excise stations at Chitipa, Nsanje, Mwanza, Liwonde, Chiponde and Muloza. Please, note that failure to submit a tax return when due is an offence punishable by the VAT Act and the Taxation Act.