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Filing and payment of taxes – new due dates for September 2017

Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Circular Letter No. 17-13

On September 6, 2017, the Governor of Puerto Rico issued Executive Order No. OE-2017-45, in which it declared Puerto Rico as a State of Emergency due to Hurricane Irma. To such effect, on September 9, 2017, the Puerto Rico Treasury Department (“PRTD”) issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter 17-13 (“CL 17-13”) to announce the postponement of due dates to file and pay certain taxes that are due during the month of September 2017 as follows:

Form name Form Type of Tax Original Due Date New Due Date
August Monthly Excise Tax Return and payment SC 2225 Excise Tax September 10, 2017  September 18, 2017
Four-Month Return on the Environmental Protection Deposit SC 2222 Excise Tax September 10, 2017  September 18, 2017
Payment of Tax Withheld at Source on Services Rendered in August 2017 480.9A Payroll / Withholding Tax September 10, 2017  September 18, 2017
Tax on Imports Monthly Return and payment on imports in August 2017 (and tax payment for Bonded Importers) SC 2915 D SUT September 10, 2017  September 18, 2017
Monthly Excise Tax Deposit Form pursuant to Act No. 154 of October 25, 2010 480.36 Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Payment of Income Tax Withheld at Source on Dividends, partnership distributions, interest and 10% penalty on IRA paid in August 2017 480.9 Payroll / Withholding Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Payment of first semi-monthly SUT Deposit for the month of September 2017 SURI SUT September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Payment of Tax Withheld at Source on Judicial or Extrajudicial Indemnification payments made in August 2017 480.9A Payroll / Withholding Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Deposit of Income Tax Withheld at Source on payments made to non-residents during August 2017 480.31 Payroll / Withholding Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Deposit of Tax Withheld at Source on Royalties paid during the month of August 2017 480.32 Payroll / Withholding Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Employer’s Monthly deposit of Income Tax Withheld from Employees during August 2017 (applicable to employers with monthly deposit requirement) 499 R-1 Payroll / Withholding Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Payment of Tax Withheld on distributable profits from Partnerships, Special Partnerships, and N Corporation with calendar year 480.9A Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Estimated Tax Deposit Form – Net Income Attributable to Puerto Rico Sources Pursuant to Section 1123(f) of the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code, as amended -Third Installment - Individuals and Calendar year corporate taxpayers 480.37 Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Third Installment of Estimated Tax Payment for Individuals and Corporations with calendar year 480.E-1 Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 22, 2017
Pass-Through Entities’ Informative Income Tax Return with fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 480.2 EC Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 29, 2017
Corporation Income Tax Return and Income Tax Return for Exempt Businesses under the Puerto Rico Incentives Programs with fiscal year ended May 31, 2017 480.2
480.30(II)
Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 29, 2017
Pass-Through Entities’ Informative Income Tax Return with fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, if timely filed a request for extension of time to file 480.2 EC Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 29, 2017
Corporation Income Tax Return or Income Tax Return for Exempt Businesses under the Puerto Rico Incentives Programs with fiscal year ended February 28, 2017, if timely filed a request for extension to file 480.2
480.30 (II)
Income Tax September 15, 2017  September 29, 2017
Sales and Use Tax Monthly Return and payment SC 2915 SUT September 20, 2017  September 20, 2017
*Original due date NOT extended
Payment of second semi-monthly SUT Deposit for the month of September 2017 SURI SUT October 2, 2017  October 2, 2017
*Original due date NOT extended

CL 17-13 further states that the imposition of penalties under Subtitle F of the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code of 2011, as amended, related to filing and payment requirements for the month of September 2017 shall be revoked if such returns/forms and payments are filed/paid within the new established dates.  In the event that a penalty is imposed by the agency’s system, the taxpayer shall request its abatement by visiting the nearest Taxpayer’s Service Office, along with the corresponding filing and payment evidence.

Please contact our Tax Department should additional information is required regarding this or any other tax issue.  We will be glad to assist you.

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