Kuwait: Extended deadlines for business tax returns, payments (COVID-19)

Kuwait: Extended deadlines for business tax returns

The Kuwait tax authority issued guidance (Circular No. 4 of 2020 (28 June 2020)) to extend the deadlines for businesses filing returns and remitting tax payments. The extensions are provided as relief in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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The extended deadlines are available for businesses with fiscal year-ends of 29 February 2020, 31 March 2020, and 30 April 2020 due to disruption caused by COVID-19, and apply with respect to corporate income tax, Zakat liabilities, and the labor support tax.

Read a July 2020 report [PDF 283 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Kuwait

Read also a July 2020 report prepared by KPMG International


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