Claims for adjustment of excise duties – individuals
If you want to appeal a decision on excise duties, you can submit a claim for adjustment to the Assessment Adjustment Board. Always check the appeal period in the instructions for appeal enclosed with the decision letter.
How to appeal
Make a claim for adjustment of excise taxation in MyTax.
You can also file the claim for adjustment on a paper form.
Claim for adjustment of self-assessed taxes (Form 4015e)
Information required in the claim for adjustment
You can also write the claim in your own words. If you do, make sure to include the following information:
- Your name and personal ID
- Which decision you are seeking to change
- Which sections of the decision your claim concerns and what changes you are requesting
- Grounds for your request
The claim for adjustment must be signed.
Enclosures required for the claim for adjustment
Enclose the following with the claim for adjustment:
- Any documents that you refer to in your claim. However, you do not need to enclose documents you have already sent to the Tax Administration.
- A power of attorney if you have authorised another person to submit the claim for adjustment on your behalf.
Where to send the claim for adjustment
Send the claim for adjustment to the Tax Administration to the following address:
Claims for adjustment of self-assessed taxes
P.O. Box 650
You can also take your claim for adjustment to any tax office.
When must the claim for adjustment be filed?
Always check the appeal period in the instructions for appeal enclosed with the decision letter.
Only claims submitted within the appeal period are processed
The claim for adjustment must arrive by the last day of the appeal period during office hours. Claims that arrive late will not be examined.
Tax must be paid even if an appeal is pending
You must pay the excise duties even if you have made a claim for adjustment.