How to declare with paper forms
You can use MyTax to make corrections to your pre-completed tax return. If you do not have the opportunity to make corrections online, you can authorise someone else to file the tax return in MyTax on your behalf.
Alternatively, you can make the corrections on paper. In this case, you will need the specific paper forms, marked on your tax return next to each pre-completed entry. For example, you must use two different forms to claim the tax credit for household expenses and to report the rental income you have received. Please do not enter corrections directly on the return form. You are no longer expected to send back the return form to the Tax Administration.
The forms for corrections must arrive at the Tax Administration by the due date printed on the return. To avoid a penalty payment for late filing, we recommend that you send us the necessary corrections well in advance of the due date.
Send the completed forms to their return address
You can find the return address on the first page of the form. Alternatively, you can drop your correction forms off at a local tax office, preferably in an envelope. No return envelopes are enclosed with tax returns. You can ask for a return envelope togerther with the forms at the tax office or by telephone.
Do not enclose any receipts or other documentation with the forms – if necessary, we will contact you to ask for them later. Read more about the requirements for how receipts should be stored.
Send the forms well in advance of the due date
Make sure to get the correction forms early and allow enough time for their postal delivery back to the Tax Administration. If you do not send us your corrections on time, you may have to pay a late-filing penalty.
Please take account of the following:
- Important changes were made to forms in November 2018. You must use the new forms even if you had saved some forms from earlier tax years.
- The written entries will be read by computer, by optical character recognition. For this reason, make sure your entries stay inside each field of the form. Do not fasten the paper forms together with a stapler.
- Only fill in forms printed out on tax.fi, or forms you have picked up at the local tax office. Do not use photocopies. Photocopied forms may have inferior quality, making optical character recognition difficult.
- Remember to enter your name and personal ID on all pages.
Use the following forms
1A Travel expenses – Commuting to and from work
1B Travel expenses – Weekend travel
1C Travel expenses – Trips to a secondary place of work
1D Travel expenses – Deductible as expenses for the production income (e.g. travel expenses for special sectors)
7H Rental income – Rental apartments
7K Rental income – Real estate
7L Rental income – Other property
9 Capital gain or capital loss
9A Capital gains and capital losses from trading with securities
11 Production of income
13 Account of shareholder loans and distribution of earned and capital income for dividends
14A Tax credit for domestic costs, work performed by company
14B Tax credit for wages paid to a household employee
14C Tax credit for household costs – certificate issued by the company’s country
16A Statement on foreign income (earned income)
16B Statement on foreign income (capital income)
19 Deduction for second home for work
50A Earned income and deductions
50B Capital income and deductions
What you have reported on paper forms will be displayed in MyTax
If you send us information on paper, the same information will later be displayed in MyTax. You can see it in MyTax after the Tax Administration has saved the content of your paper forms.