Pre-completed tax return

In March or April 2019, you will receive a pre-completed tax return. If there is no need for corrections or additions in your return, you do not have to do anything. If you want to make corrections, the deadline for them is 7 May, 14 May or 21 May 2019. You can check the deadline date on your tax return and in MyTax.

Go to MyTax

Did you forget to make corrections before the due date? See the instructions and act as soon as you can!

Tax return will change

The tax return has a new layout. Please note that for most taxpayers, the dates when the Tax Administration pays refunds and when the taxpayers’ back taxes fall due will be earlier in 2019. Your tax return looks like this

When you receive your tax return, this is what you should do:

1

Check the tax return

Always check all the pre-completed data on your tax return. How to check your tax return.

2

If everything is correct, you do not need to do anything

If there is nothing to add or correct, you do not have to do anything. If you have not made any changes by the deadline date, we will consider that you have submitted your return with the contents that were pre-completed in it.

3

Correct missing or incorrect details

If there is something that you must add to or correct in your tax return, make the changes in MyTax or file them on paper forms.

Instructions on filing the most common deductions

4

Will you get a tax refund?

Most individual taxpayers will receive their tax refund on 6 August 2019. The exact refund date can vary. You can see your personal refund date in MyTax and on your tax decision. Remember to also check that you bank account number is correct in MyTax. Report a new or changed bank account number by 29 July 2019 if you receive your refund in August. Read more about tax refunds

5

Will you have to pay back taxes?

Most individual taxpayers must pay their first instalment of back taxes by 1 August 2019 and the second instalment by 1 October 2019. The exact due dates can vary. Remember to check your personal due dates in MyTax or on your tax decision.

You can see the payment details for your back taxes in MyTax and on your tax decision. Use your personal income tax reference number when making the payment. If you have received a preliminary tax calculation with your tax return, do not pay your back taxes until you have received your final tax decision.

If you own real estate, please note that the due dates for real estate tax (3 September and 15 October) are close to the due dates for back taxes.

Read more about back taxes.

Please note! The corrections you have made to your tax return in MyTax or on paper forms must arrive at the Tax Administration by the due date stated in your return. You can see the due date on your return’s cover page and in MyTax.

Extended time for filing

You may ask for an extension of time for filing the tax return if you have a valid reason for it. Complete an application form and submit it to the Tax Administration before the deadline date of the tax return.

Log in to MyTax to complete the extension form, or print it out on paper, fill it out, and send it to the Tax Administration.

Key terms: