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Guide for Tax payers​

Requirement Relevant Division Location
Guidance on all types of taxes Taxpayer Service Unit 1st Floor, South Wing
Registration
Registration for VAT
    ​Temporary Registration for VAT Taxpayer Service Unit 1st Floor, South Wing
    Permanent Registration for VAT VAT Registration Unit 2nd Floor, South Wing
    Registration for SVAT SVAT Unit 2nd Floor, South Wing
Registration for Economic Service Charge Relevant  Unit/Regional Office Relevant  Unit/Regional Office
Registration for Nation Building Tax Relevant  Unit/Regional Office Relevant  Unit/Regional Office
Opening a Tax File voluntarily Information Unit/ Regional Office 12th Floor, South Wing/Office Relevant
Clearance Certificates
Tax Residence Certificate Secretariat 14th Floor
Income Tax Clearance Certificate to take/send money abroad by those going abroad for permanent residency (if income tax file or PAYE file not available) Taxpayer Service Unit 1st Floor, South Wing
Clearance Certificates for Persons paying tax under PAYE but not having a Permanent file when going abroad for Permanent residency Taxpayer Service Unit Nawam Mawatha IRD Building
Clearance Certificates for Persons paying tax under PAYE with having a Permanent file when going abroad for Permanent residency Relevant  Unit/Regional Office Relevant  Unit/Regional Office
Certificate confirming that the registration Limit for VAT has not been reached (when required) VAT Registration Unit 2nd Floor, South Wing
Clearance Certificates for liquor Licenses, If paying only VAT VAT Audit Unit 2nd Floor, South Wing
Clearance Certificates for liquor Licenses, If Income Tax file is available Relevant  Unit/Regional Office Relevant  Unit/Regional Office
Tax Clearance Certificates for EPF, ETF & Gratuity PAYE Unit Nawam Mawatha IRD Building
Tax Returns/Paying Slips
Issuing and handing over returns of Income Tax (IT) Relevant  Unit/Regional Office Relevant  Unit/Regional Office
Issuing Paying in slips of Income Tax, VAT, NBT, ESC, PAYE, ​Dividend/Remittance (Tax TIN cases only) DPRA Unit 07th Floor, North Wing
Handing over Returns of Value Added Tax (VAT) - [other than Special projects and Strategic Development project] DPRA Unit 07th Floor, North Wing
Handing over Returns of Value Added Tax (VAT) - [Special projects and Strategic Development project] VAT Commissioner 2nd Floor, South Wing
Handing over returns of Nation Building Tax (NBT) Relevant Regional Office/Unit Relevant  Unit/Regional Office
Handing over returns of Pay As You Earn (PAYE) DPRA Unit 07th Floor, North Wing
Handing over returns of Economic Service Charge (ESC) ESC Unit 07th Floor, North Wing
Inquiries about Returns, Paying in slips etc (TIN cases only) DPRA Unit 07th Floor, North Wing
Inquiries about Paying in slips Taxpayer Service Unit 1st Floor, South Wing
Others matters
VAT Refunds VAT Refund Unit 2nd Floor, North/South Wing
Valuation on company shares, for issue and transfer of shares related to payment of Stamp duty. (If TIN available) Stamp Duty 11th Floor, North Wing
Stamp duty assessment for purchasing a land on Lease Stamp Duty 11th Floor, North Wing
Assessment for stamp duty on promissory notes Stamp Duty 11th Floor, North Wing
Direction for E.S.C. ESC Unit 10th Floor, North Wing
All activities related to construction industry guarantee fund Levy WHT (Interest) Unit Nawam Mawatha IRD Building​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Last updated: 28-04-2016