An administrative penalty of up to €200 (depending on the specific case) is imposed for the late submission of either a tax return or supporting documentation requested by the Tax Commissioner.
In case of late payment of tax due, a penalty of 5% is imposed on the tax amount due. An additional penalty of 5% is imposed if the tax remains unpaid 2 months after the payment deadline.
The public interest rate applicable on late payment of taxes, as set by the Minister of Finance, for all amounts due after 1 January 2020 is 1,75% (2% for 2019, 3,5% for 2018 and 2017, 4% for 2016 and 2015, 4,5% for 2014, 4,75% for 2013, 5% for years 2012 and 2011, 5,35% for the year 2010, 8% for the years 2007‐2009 and 9% up to 31 December 2006).
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