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Organization : Sri Lanka Inland Revenue Department
Facility : How To Pay Your Taxes
Country : Sri Lanka
Website : http://www.ird.gov.lk/SitePages/Default.aspx
Details Here : https://www.statusin.org/uploads/41002-Tax-Payment.pdf

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How To Pay Your Taxes

You can make payment for Withholding Tax at People’s Bank. For payment of Corporate Income Tax, PAYE, Nation Building Tax and VAT, please make payment at Bank of Ceylon

Related : IRD How To Submit An Appeal/ Objection Sri Lanka : www.statusin.org/40990.html

Note :
1. If you are paying through the Bank of Ceylon (BOC), the payment voucher number is optional.
2. If you are paying through People’s Bank (for periods related to RAMIS, April 2016 onwards), you will need a payment voucher number.

You may obtain the payment voucher number by :
** Calling the Call Center (refer to Help options on page 6) (OR)
** Walk in to TPSU at IRD HQ office

I Lost My Paying-In Slip

If you lose your pre-printed paying-in slip, you can either :
** Request for a new pre-printed paying-in slip at any IRD office
** Obtain a blank paying slip from the bank and fill in the details yourself (not recommended)

Steps to be Followed

** At the bank, obtain a blank paying-in slip
** Enter the date of payment

** The Payment Voucher Number is optional if you are paying through Bank of Ceylon. The Payment Voucher Number is required if you are paying through People’s Bank which you need to obtain from IRD (OR) Call Centre

** Enter your Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)
** Enter the Tax Type Code
** Enter the Payment Period Code and Payment Category. Refer to the back of the paying-in slip for help in filling up these fields

** (Optional) Enter the Assessment No and Charge No if any
** Enter your Name and Address
** Enter your Office Telephone Number and Mobile Number

** Enter the payment information :
i. Tax Rs.- amount (in numbers) to pay for tax
ii. Penalty Rs.- amount (if any) to pay for pending penalty

iii. Total Rs.- sum of [Tax Rs.] + [Penalty Rs.] If there is no amount for penalty, this total should be the same as Tax Rs
iv. Amount in Words – the total amount in words as reflected in Total Rs

** Enter the Amount in Words, the Total Rs. value
** If you are paying by cheque, indicate the Cheque No, Bank Code, Branch Code, and Amount
** Sign the form

** Enter the date of payment
** Once you have completed the paying-in slip, present it at the counter of your bank to make payment

Obtaining a Temporary VAT Certificate

Eligibility

** Those who import goods up to a value not exceeding Rs.3,750,000 per quarter and not exceeding Rs. 15,000,000 per annum,
** Those who import goods exempted from VAT,

** Those who import goods not for business purposes.
** Freight Forwarders/Clearing Agents/Currier Service providers etc. those commission is below 3,750,000.

Where Applications can be Obtained

Taxpayer Service Unit (TSU) – 1st Floor, South Wing, Department of Inland Revenue, Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02. Or from Regional Offices.

Where to submit Applications

Taxpayer Service Unit (TSU), 1st Floor, South Wing, Department of Inland Revenue, Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02. TSU is opened Monday to Friday except on Public Holidays, from 08.30am to 04.15pm.

Time Taken for the Service

In respect of the duly completed applications along with the required documents, the certificate will be issued within 40 minutes. For applications submit before 3.00pm the certificate will be issued on the same day, otherwise on the following day.

Supporting Documents Required

** Tax payers Identification Number (TIN ce​rtificate),
** In case of import purposes, the commercial invoice with bank endorsement and the Bill of Lading/Airway Bill,

** In case of export purposes, the export license issued by the Export Development Board or other exports relevant documents (Ex. Registration certificate of Tea Board, Coconut Cultivation Board, Gem and Jewellery Authority),

** In case of income tax payers, the receipt of last payment,
** In case of proprietorship or partnership business, business registration certificate,

** NIC of the applicant/Director,
** In case of limited liability company, Certificate of Incorporation (Form 2A/41), application for registration of company (Form 01/40).

Note :
** All the above documents are to be submitted with photocopies.
** The VAT application should be signed by the Director/partner or importer.

** If an authorized person comes to collect the certificate, he/she should produce a photo copy of his/her Identity Card along with an authorized letter from the person concerned.

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