Filing your taxes

  • If you are resident in Singapore, you can e-File your completed tax form from 1 Mar to 18 Apr every year. For paper filing, please submit your completed tax form by 15 Apr of each year.

  • You can file your annual income tax return via:

    (i) e-Filing at myTax Portal; or
    (ii) Paper Form.

  • 7 common filing mistakes to avoid by individuals when filing the annual tax return (Form B/B1).
  • If you have forgotten to report income earned in previous years, please provide ALL of the following information in your Income Tax Return / via email (if reporting after 18 Apr):
  • Most taxpayers file their tax returns on time. Taxpayers stand to face enforcement actions for late or non-filing of Income Tax Returns.

  • IRAS takes actions and imposes penalties against taxpayers who evade tax and/or file incorrect tax  returns. When there is no evidence of intention to evade taxes, IRAS will take into consideration individual circumstances of a taxpayer in determining penalties. IRAS will also waive penalties for taxpayers who voluntarily disclose any errors and meet the qualifying conditions.



  • You can check whether IRAS received your tax return by logging into myTax Portal.


  •  You can re-file via myTax Portal if you need to make changes after e-Filing your original tax return. If you have paper filed your original tax return, please write in to IRAS detailing the changes.

  • Filing for the Year of Assessment (YA) 2021 begins on 1 Mar 2021.
    If you need to submit an income tax return, please do so by the following dates.

    e-Filing:           18 Apr 2021
    Paper Filing:    15 Apr 2021      

    To e-File your tax return, log in to myTax Portal using your Singpass 2FA or Singpass Foreign user Account (SFA). 

    You can file your income tax return either via mobile phone or desktop.