TALLINN – The Estonian Tax and Customs Board has reminded residents that the deadline for submitting income tax returns for 2021 is Monday, May 2.
As of May 2, 718,799 tax returns have been filed, which is 90 percent of the expected number of returns. An estimated 82,000 tax returns have not yet been filed. Of the income tax returns filed, 697,780 or 97.1 percent were submitted electronically, the tax authority said.
Overpaid income tax has been refunded in the amount of 200 million euros, while 84 million euros is additionally due from taxpayers.
Annika Oja, head of public services at the services department of the tax authority, said that more income tax returns are expected this year than in 2021.
"We are expecting at least 800,000 tax returns, which is an estimated 40,000 more than last year," Oja said.
The Tax and Customs Board started refunding income tax paid in excess from Feb. 25 to those who declared their income electronically and from March 18 to those who filed their tax returns on paper. The deadline for paying additional amounts of tax under tax returns and payment of refunds is Oct. 3.