Qatar: Deadline for filing Master files and Local files extended to 30 September 2021

The deadline is extended for tax year ended 31 December 2020.

The deadline for filing tax returns and transfer pricing declarations is unchanged.

The tax authority issued Decision No. (8) of 2021 (17 June 2021) extending the deadline for filing the Master file and Local file to 30 September 2021 (from 30 June 2021) for the tax year ended 31 December 2020.

The 30 September 2021 deadline only applies to Master files and Local files. The deadline for filing tax returns and transfer pricing declarations is unchanged. Read TaxNewsFlash

KPMG observation

The 30 September 2021 filings will be the inaugural submissions of Master files and Local files in Qatar. Tax professionals have observed that this extended deadline provides taxpayers with more time to collect and collate their documentation and to prepare their first Master files and Local files.
 

Read a June 2021 report [PDF 175 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Qatar

 

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