How a company requests a refund of transfer tax or exemption from transfer tax in MyTax

A company can request a refund of transfer tax if a transfer tax return has been filed and the tax has been paid. If there is some other type of error, see the “Errors in return or payment” page for more information. 

Check the application due date and the required enclosures 

Log in to MyTax (opens in a new window).  

Do as follows

  1. Open the tab Your tax types on the home page. Go to the Transfer tax section and click Request a refund of transfer tax. 

  2. Click Request refund at the return that the application concerns. This way, the details filed on the transfer tax return will be pre-populated on the refund application. 

    Alternatively, you can click Go directly to the application.  

  3. Fill in the application. 

    At Type of application, specify whether the company is requesting a refund of transfer tax or exemption from transfer tax. State the reason for the refund or exemption. Also check what enclosures are required. 

    Specify why the company is requesting a refund or exemption from tax. 

  4. Attach a deed of sale or other contract and any other necessary documents by clicking Add file. 

  5. The contact details saved in the Tax Administration records are shown under Contact details of person giving further information. If someone else provides further information about the application, enter their contact details.

    If you are requesting a refund of transfer tax, also check the bank account number in the Tax Administration records to which refunds are to be paid. How to submit or change a bank account number in MyTax. 

  6. Go to Preview and send. 

    Check the details of the application. If necessary, you can make further changes by clicking Edit. Once all the details are correct, click Submit.