The Online Application is a free application provided by IRAS. It allows employers to prepare and submit their employees' income information to IRAS electronically. Employers will have to log into myTax Portal and stay connected to the internet to prepare and submit the employment income files.
This application is suitable for employers who:
- preferably have less than 10 employees
- do not have a compatible payroll system
- cannot generate relevant appendices from their payroll software
Frequently Asked Questions
Records submitted using the Online Application will remain in myTax Portal for 2 years. You can log into myTax Portal to retrieve the records via the Online Application.
Only staff or third party authorised with the 'Approver' role, by employers participating in the Auto-Inclusion Scheme (AIS) for employment income are able to submit the income information to IRAS via myTax Portal. You can complete the authorisation for e-Submission of Employment Income at e-Services Authorisation System (EASY). Find out more on the authorisation process here.
If you still encounter the page error after completing the authorisation, please email the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Date and time you encountered the problem
- The operating system you are using (e.g. Windows XP, Macintosh OS X Tiger)
- The browser type and version number (e.g. Internet Explorer 6, Morzilla Firefox 1)
- The name of the Internet Service Provider (ISP) (e.g. Starhub, Singnet)
- The error messages you encountered or the screenshot of the errors encountered (if available)
Files in the draft status will remain in the Online Application for up to 3 months. Files that are pending approval or submitted will remain up to 6 months and 2 years respectively.
You can enter up to 200 records per file.
No, the 'Preparer' has to inform the 'Approver' once the file is sent to the 'Approver'.
Yes, other authorised staff or third party will be able to view the details of the records submitted using the Online Application at myTax Portal.
If you do not want other authorised staff or third party to see the records submitted by you, please use the Offline Application to prepare and submit the records.
For fields that do not accept decimals, you may round-down to the nearest dollar for income fields (e.g. Salary, Bonus, Director's Fees, etc.) and round-up to the nearest dollar for deduction fields (e.g. Employees compulsory CPF contribution, Donations, etc.).
For more information, please refer to the comprehensive guide for Online Application.
Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista
Pentium 4 PC and above with 1 GB RAM (recommended 2GB RAM)
512Kbps speed Broadband with connection to a local ISP
Internet Explorer 5.5 and above or Mozilla FireFox 1.0 and above