Making Changes After Filing

To make changes after filing your return, re-file using myTax Portal if you e-Filed. Write in to IRAS detailing the changes if you paper filed.

After e-Filing

If you filed your tax return online at myTax Portal for the Year of Assessment 2017, you can re-file once.

Re-filing must be done within 14 days of your previous submission or by 18 Apr 2017, whichever is earlier.

Steps to re-file your tax form:

  1. Log in to myTax Portal.
  2. Select 'File Form B/B1'
  3. Follow the instructions shown on the screen to re-file.

When you re-file, you must include all your income details and expenses, donations and relief claims, where applicable. Once you have re-filed successfully, your new submission will override the previous submission.

After Paper Filing or Re-Filing

If you have received your tax bill (Notice of Assessment), you may file your objection using “Object to Assessment” e-Service at myTax Portal.

Alternatively, please send IRAS the following details (where applicable) by email, fax or post:

1. Income

  1. Type and nature of income* (e.g. salary, bonus, allowance, etc.);
  2. Amount of income (please specify the amount for each type); and
  3. A copy of all relevant documents

*Lump Sum Payments

If the income is a lump sum payment that you have received from your ex-employer, please provide the following:

  1. Nature and circumstances leading to the payment;
  2. Amount of the payment;
  3. Basis of arriving at the amount;
  4. Whether the payments were made in accordance with any agreement or term(s) of contract. If yes, please forward a copy of the relevant agreement or contract; and
  5. A copy of any correspondences relating to the payment.

More on Employment Income:

  1. Nature of your business;
  2. Name of business, if applicable;
  3. Business registration number, if applicable;
  4. Accounting period from dd/mm/yyyy to dd/mm/yyyy; and
  5. A 4-line statement in the following format:
    1. Revenue
    2. Gross Profit/Loss
    3. Allowable Business Expense
    4. Adjusted Profit/Loss [(iv) = (ii) less (iii)]

More on Trade, Business Profession or Vocation Income

  1. Type and nature of income (rental, royalty, charge, etc.); and
  2. Amount of income (please specify the amount for each type).

To submit details of your rental income and rental expenses, please use the Rental Calculator (254KB).

2. Expenses

  1. Nature of expenses incurred;
  2. Purpose of incurring the expenses;
  3. Basis of arriving at the amount; and
  4. Dates on which the expenses were incurred.

To submit your claims for employment expenses, please use the employment expenses schedule (34KB).

More on Expenses

To submit details of your rental income and rental expenses, please use the Rental Calculator (254KB).

3. Reliefs/Rebates Available to All Taxpayers

  1. The Year of Assessment (YA) that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. The amount of relief that you wish to claim;
  3. Name of institution/school and the course attended;
  4. Date(s) of payment of the course fees;
  5. Amount of course fees paid on each date in (d); and
  6. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

For details, please refer to Course Fee Relief.

  1. The Year of Assessment (YA) that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. The amount of relief that you wish to claim; and
  3. The Form IR8A (Return of Employee's Remuneration) or Form IR8S (Details of employer's/employee's contributions to CPF), where applicable, from your employer for the YA that you wish to claim the relief.

For details, please refer to CPF/provident fund relief: For employees only.

  1. The Year of Assessment that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. Name and identification number of your handicapped sibling/sibling-in-law; and
  3. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

First-Time Claims

If you are claiming Handicapped Brother/Sister Relief on your sibling for the first time, please complete the Handicapped-Related Tax Relief form (243KB) and submit the form by email, fax or post.

For details, please refer to Handicapped Brother/Sister Relief.

  1. The Year of Assessment (YA) that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. The amount of relief that you wish to claim;
  3. The amount of insurance premium paid in the year before the YA;
  4. The amount of insured value of the policy;
  5. Name of the insurance company;
  6. Name of the insured person; and
  7. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

For details, please refer to Life Insurance Relief.

  1. The Year of Assessment (YA) that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. The dependant's name, identification number (NRIC / FIN) and date of birth;
  3. The dependant's address and the amount of his / her income in the year before the YA; and
  4. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

Sharing Parent/Handicapped Parent Relief

If you are sharing the parent/handicapped parent relief, claimants must agree on the basis of apportionment before they claim the parent relief on the same dependant. Otherwise, the Comptroller of Income Tax will apportion the relief equally among all claimants.

First-Time Claims

If you are claiming Handicapped Parent Relief and this is your first time claiming this relief on the dependant, please complete the Handicapped-Related Tax Relief form (243KB) and submit the form by email, fax or post.

For details, please refer to Parent/Handicapped Parent Relief.

4. Additional Reliefs/Rebates Available to Married/Divorced/Widowed Taxpayers

  1. The Year of Assessment that you wish to claim the relief; and
  2. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

For details, please refer to NSman Relief (Self, Wife and Parent).

  a.       ** When filing for the first time or filing, you do not need to submit the PTR claim form. Instead, you only need to indicate the % apportionment in your tax returns.
  1. The PTR claim form is required only if you have changes to make after re-Filing.

  2. Complete and send the "PTR Claim Form" (sample letter 36KB) signed by both you and your spouse, to IRAS. In the claim form, please state the following: 
    1. Name, NRIC number and child order for the purposes of claiming the rebate;
    2. Basis of apportionment between you and your spouse (e.g. your spouse: 50%, yourself: 50%);
    3. You and your spouse's full name & NRIC number; and
    4. Confirmation that both of you have met the qualifying conditions.
  3. The following documents, where applicable:
    1. A copy of your child's legal adoption papers (for an adopted child);
    2. A copy of your marriage certificate (if your marriage was registered outside Singapore); and
    3. A copy of the court order on the custody and / or maintenance of child/children from a previous marriage.

For details, please refer to Parenthood Tax Rebate.

  1. The Year of Assessment that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. Name and identification number of your child;
  3. Amount of relief that you wish to claim; and
  4. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

First-Time Claims

If you are claiming Handicapped Child Relief and this is your first time claiming this relief on the child, please complete the Handicapped-Related Tax Relief form (243KB) and submit the form by email, fax or post.

For details, please refer to Qualifying/Handicapped Child Relief.

  1. The Year of Assessment that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. Name and identification number (NRIC / FIN) of your spouse; and
  3. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

First-Time Claims

If you are claiming Handicapped Spouse Relief and this is your first time claiming this relief on the spouse, please complete the Handicapped-Related Tax Relief form (243KB) and submit the form by email, fax or post.

For details, please refer to Spouse/Handicapped Spouse Relief.

5. Additional Reliefs/Rebates Available to Married/Divorced/Widowed Female Taxpayers

  1. The Year of Assessment (YA) that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. The amount of relief that you wish to claim;
  3. The amount of foreign domestic worker levy paid in the year before the YA; and
  4. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

For details, please refer to Foreign Maid Levy Relief.

  1. The Year of Assessment (YA) that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. Name and identification number (NRIC / FIN) of the caregiver;
  3. Name and identification number of your child that is being taken care of by the caregiver;
  4. Relationship between the caregiver and you;
  5. Confirmation that the caregiver was not carrying on any trade, business, profession, vocation or employment in the year prior to the YA that you wish to claim the relief; and
  6. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

For details, please refer to Grandparent Caregiver Relief.

  1. The Year of Assessment that you wish to claim the relief; and
  2. A copy of your marriage certificate (if your marriage was registered outside Singapore); and
  3. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions.

For details, please refer to NSman Relief (Self, Wife and Parent).

  1. The Year of Assessment that you wish to claim the relief;
  2. Name and identification number of your child;
  3. Child order of your child in the family unit for the purpose of claiming WMCR; and
  4. Confirmation that you have met the qualifying conditions

For more details, please refer to Working Mother's Child Relief.

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