Filing Tax Clearance

You may file tax clearance (Form IR21) online via myTax Portal or paper file by downloading the form and sending the form to IRAS.

Modes of Filing Form IR21

1. e-Filing via myTax Portal

With e-Filing, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Immediate acknowledgement upon successful e-Filing
  • Faster tax clearance compared to paper filing
  • View tax clearance status and print the Clearance Directive online. No more waiting for the paper Directive to arrive by post!

Download and complete the relevant appendix to be attached to the Form IR21 and e-Filed to IRAS:

  • Appendix 1 (28KB, XLSX) - Value of Benefits-in-Kind Provided
  • Appendix 2 (40KB, XLSX) - Details of Gains or Profits from Employee Stock Option (ESOP) Plans/Other Forms of Employee Share Ownership (ESOW) Plans Exercised/Deemed Exercised for the year
  • Appendix 3 (24KB, XLSX) - Details of Unexercised or Restricted Employee Stock Option (ESOP) Plans or Unvested or Restricted Shares under Other Forms of Employee Share Ownership (ESOW) Plans as at date of cessation of employment/departure from Singapore and would be tracked by employer

Alternatively, you may attach your own computations as supporting documents.

For details, please refer to:

2. Paper Filing

To paper file, download the Form IR21 (word version (408KB, DOC), pdf version (548KB, PDF)) and post it to:

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
55 Newton Road
Singapore 307987

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