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Portugal SAF-T 2019 filings

  • Mar 12, 2019 | Richard Asquith

Portugal has updated the annual data reporting rules for the resident mandatory Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T).

The annual tax and accounting information statement (IES) for reporting in the SAF-T file will change for 2019 data. This will therefore only be applied in 2020, when the 2019 annual IES is due. The deadline for the filing will also move to the 30 April.

The date for the invoicing SAF-T submission deadline has also changed from the 20th to the 15th of the month following the issuance of the invoice. This will apply to February invoices, now due on 15th March.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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