TRA has issued this calendar to remind taxpayers and stakeholders   of  the important dates of filing tax returns, making tax payments and other important events. This calendar should help in planning your tax affairs.

Dates

Issue/Event

Thursday, 7 January

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Tuesday, 26 January

World Customs Day

Friday, 29  January

Due date  to submit the December  2015  VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Friday, 5 February

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under Income Tax

Monday, 29  February

Due date  to submit the January  VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Monday, 7 March

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Thursday, 31 March

Due date  to submit the February  VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Thursday, 31 March

Income Tax installment payers :

Due date for payment of 1st installment of estimated tax  for  2016  year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2016

 Due date for payment of 4th installment of estimated tax  for 2015 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in March 2016

Due date for payment of 3rd installment of estimated tax  for 2016  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2016

Due date for payment of 2nd installment of estimated tax  for 2016 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September 2016

 

Thursday, 31 March

Final return and payment of self-assessed tax

 Due date for submitting the final return for the  year of income of 2015  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in September 2015

Wednesday, 6 April

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Friday, 29  April

Due date  to submit the March VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Friday, 6 May

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Tuesday, 31  May

Due date  to submit the April VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Tuesday, 7  June

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Sunday, 26 June

World illicit drugs Day

Thursday, 30 June

Installment payers :

 Due date for payment of 2nd  Installment of estimated tax  for  2016  year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2016

 Due date for payment of 3rd  installment of estimated tax  for 2016  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September  2016

 Due date for payment of 4th  installment of estimated tax  for 2016 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2016

Due date for payment of 1st  installment of estimated tax  for 2017  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in  March 2017

 

Thursday, 30 June

Final return of income and payment of self-assessed tax

Due date for submitting the final return   of income for  2015  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in December 2015

Thursday, 30 June

Due date  to submit the May VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Friday,1 July

Marking the 20th Anniversary of TRA

Wednesday, 6  July

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Friday, 29  July

Due date  to submit the June VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Friday, 5 August

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Saturday, 20 August

Due date  to submit the July  VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Wednesday, 7 September

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Tuesday, 20 September

Due date  to submit the August VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Friday, 30 September

Installment payers :

 Due date for payment of 3rd   installment of estimated tax  for  2015 year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2015

Due date for payment of 4th  installment of estimated tax  for 2016 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September  2016

 Due date for payment of 1st  installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2017

 Due date for payment of 2nd  installment of estimated tax  for 2017  year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in  March 2017

Friday, 30 September

Final return of income and payment of self-assessed tax

Due date for submitting the final return for the  year of income of 2016  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in  March 2016

Friday, 7 October

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under Income Tax

Thursday, 20  October

Due date  to submit the September  VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Monday, 7 November

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Sunday, 20 November

Due date  to submit the October  VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Wednesday, 7 December

Due date to pay PAYE, SDL and other  withholding taxes under  Income Tax

Tuesday, 20 December

Due date  to submit the November VAT Return and pay tax as per return

Friday, 30  December

Installment payers :

Due date for payment of 4th    installment of estimated tax  for  2016 year of income for taxpayers  whose accounting period ends in December 2016

Due date for payment of 1st  installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in September  2017

 Due date for payment of 2nd   installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in June 2017

Due date for payment of 3rd  installment of estimated tax  for 2017 year of income for taxpayers whose accounting period ends in  March 2017

Friday, 30 December

Final return of income and payment of self-assessed tax

Due date for submitting the final return for the  year of income of 2015  for taxpayers whose accounting period ended in  June 2015

January - December

Pay   your annual motor vehicle license  and driver’s license fees whenever they  fall due

 

NOTE: All taxpayers are advised to pay their taxes before the due dates to avoid unnecessary queues in TRA offices and banks. And in case the due date falls in the public holiday taxpayers should pay their taxes before.