How GIRO works
|Date of Deduction*||15th of the month after the due date for payment.|
GST must be paid within one month after the end of GST accounting period.
|If GIRO deduction is unsuccessful||GIRO arrangement will be cancelled.|
You are required to make full payment of outstanding tax at myTax Portal (Select "Account" > "Pay Taxes") or re-activate the GIRO arrangement (Select "Account" > "Apply for Payment Plan") to avoid penalties.
Apply for GIRO arrangement
*Online GIRO Application - Instant approval by Banks!
The GIRO arrangement will be set up within 3 working days.
(For Individual Taxpayers only*)
For Non-Individual Taxpayers, please apply via GIRO application form.
OCBC and UOB customers
For banks not listed above for online application (for individual taxpayers only), please complete the GIRO Application Form and mail it to IRAS. The GIRO arrangement will be set up within 3 weeks.
Master GIRO (Recommended)
|GST Tax GIRO|
|Allows you to pay your Income Tax, Goods & Services Tax, Property Tax and/or Withholding Tax by completing one application form. |
Please use your own bank account when signing up for Master GIRO.
Download Master GIRO Form (PDF, 689KB)
If you are using a 3rd party bank account to sign up for GIRO.
Download GST Application Form (PDF, 1.79MB)
IRAS will send you a notification to view the notice of your GIRO application status via your preferred notification mode (E.g. GIRO approval notices will be stored in myTax Portal).
Re-activate GIRO arrangement
If your GIRO arrangement has been cancelled and you wish to re-activate any previous GIRO arrangement set up with IRAS, please log in to myTax Portal (Select "Account" > "Apply for Payment Plan") to re-activate GIRO.
Upon successful re-activation, you may log in to myTax Portal to view your payment plan details (Select "Account" > "View Payment Plan").
Make changes to GIRO arrangement
Changing my GIRO arrangement to another bank account
If the bank account is not previously applied with IRAS, you will have to submit a new GIRO application (refer to Apply for GIRO arrangement). Your existing GIRO arrangement will be automatically cancelled and replaced by the approved new application.
You will be notified via your preferred mode of notification on the revised payment plan. Alternatively, you may log in to myTax Portal to view your payment plan details (Select "Account > "View Payment Plan").
Terminate / Cancel my GIRO Arrangement
If you wish to terminate your GIRO arrangement with IRAS, please contact your bank directly. Once GIRO arrangement has been terminated, you will have to apply for a new GIRO application.
Do remember to settle any outstanding tax immediately after the cancellation/termination of GIRO arrangement to avoid late payment penalty.
Please log in to myTax Portal (Select "Account" > "View Account Summary") to view your latest tax balance and make payment via Pay Taxes (Select "Account" > "Pay Taxes").