I am a provisional Taxpayer

Any person earning taxable income in excess of N$ 50,000 per annum that is not received in the form of remuneration is required to register as a provisional taxpayer.

Any directors of a private company (including members of close corporations) are also required to register as provisional taxpayers.

Who should register as a Provisional Taxpayer?

  1.  Any taxpayer who is registered as a farmer; and
  2. Any individual who earns income that is not remuneration.

An individual who meets the above two requirements should apply for registration as a provisional taxpayer with Inland Revenue Department.

All individuals registered as provisional taxpayers are required to submit two provisional tax returns with payments in a year.

First one by 30 August and pay half the annual estimate; and
Second one not later than 28 February and pay the total tax due.

Filing Requirements

All Companies and Close Corporations are required to submit two provisional tax returns with payments in a year.

  1. First one within six months of the beginning of the financial year and pay half of the annual estimate; and
  2. Second one not later than the last day of the financial year and pay the total tax due.

Penalties

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