The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) is reminding valued taxpayers to honour their obligations by submitting tax returns and paying taxes due in the month of May 2021. The tax returns and payment due dates are as follows:TAX PAYMENT
Pay As You Earn (PAYE) 14th May, 2021
Withholding Tax (WHT) 14th May, 2021
Domestic Excise 20th May, 2021
Turnover Tax (TOT) 20th May, 2021
Value Added Tax (VAT) 25th May, 2021
Income Tax 31st May, 2021 (Accounting date is 30th November)
Pay As You Earn (PAYE), 14th May, 2021. Should be accompanied by Form P12 and Form P12A.
Withholding Tax, 14th May, 2021. Should be accompanied by forms WTF1 & 2.
Domestic Excise, 20th May, 2021. Should be accompanied by Form 32 for goods and Form 32A for services.
Turnover Tax, 20th May, 2021. Should be accompanied by TOT return
Value Added Tax, 25th May, 2021. Should be accompanied by form VAT3
Income Tax, 31st May, 2021 for all taxpayers whose accounting date is 30th November. Should be accompanied by ITF1 for sole traders or partnerships and ITF12 for limited liability companies.
The Authority is reminding all employers that Tevet Levy and Employers’ Data Form for the year 2019/20 was due on 1 July 2020. 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 through transit bond on Transit document (T1) and kept in a Temporary Store, duty is due within 10 days from the day the goods are deposited in the Temporary Store. 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 settle taxes results in penalties in accordance with the Tax Law.
Kindly, note that tax returns can be submitted at the nearest Domestic Taxes offices across the country and at Customs & Excise stations at Chitipa, Nsanje, Mwanza, Liwonde, Chiponde and Muloza. Failure to submit a tax return when due is an offence punishable by the Taxation VAT Act and the VAT Act.