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ZATCA sets 15th July as deadline to submit excise tax returns for last May and June
Riyadh July 12, 2022:
The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA) has requested all taxpayers from the business sector subject to selective goods tax to submit their tax returns for the months of the last May and June. The deadline for submission is set on the fifteenth of this month without fail.
The Excise Goods Tax in force in the Kingdom is imposed on goods that have a negative effect on public health or the environment at varying rates and the list includes soft drinks, energy drinks, sweetened drinks, and tobacco and its derivatives.
Taxpayers can submit their declarations quickly through the website (zatca.gov.sa), in order to avoid the penalties for non-submission within the specified period. The fines are at the rate of 5% of the value of the tax that should have been declared for each month’s delay in submitting the declaration.