How To Pay Taxes

Officers of the Timor-Leste Revenue Service are not authorized to receive payments from taxpayers.

Pay Taxes at a BNU Branch

  1. To pay taxes in Timor-Leste you are required to:
    • Complete 3 copies of the relevant monthly taxes form or annual income tax form, and
    • Deliver these forms and the amount of tax to be paid to a branch of the Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU).
  2. BNU will stamp the forms:
    • One copy will be retained for the Timor-Leste Revenue Service, and
    • The other will be returned to you for your records.

Pay Electronically

Domestic Tax Purpose:

  1. INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX / WAGES INCOME TAX
    • Account No                           : 28644210001                   
    • IBAN/NIB                               : TL38 0020002864421000162 
    • Beneficiary Name                : National Diretorate of Domestic Revenue or Tax Authority of Domestic Revenue
    • Beneficiary Address            : Rua de 25 Abril, Rai Nain, Colmera, VERA CRUZ, DILI
    • Swift Code                             : CGDITLDI BNU BANK
  2. CORPORATE TAX / Income Tax:
    • Account No                           : 28653910001                                                  
    • IBAN/NIB                               : TL38 0020002865391000162
    • Beneficiary Name                : National Directorate of Domestic Revenue or Tax Authority of Domestic Revenue
    • Beneficiary Address            : Rua de 25 Abril, Rai Nain, Colmera, VERA CRUZ, DILI
    • Swift Code                             : CGDITLDI BNU BANK
  3. SERVICES TAX:
    • Account No                           : 28663610001             
    • IBAN/NIB                                : TL38 0020002866361000162       
    • Beneficiary Name                : National Diretorate of Domestic Revenue or Tax Authority of Domestic Revenue
    • Beneficiary Address            : Rua de 25 Abril, Rai Nain, Colmera, VERA CRUZ, DILI
    • Swift Code                             : CGDITLDI BNU BANK
  4. SPECIAL WITHHOLDING TAX:
    • Account No                           : 28683010001                                                            
    • IBAN/NIB                                : TL38 0020002868301000162
    • Beneficiary Name                : National Diretorate of Domestic Revenue or Tax Authority of Domestic Revenue
    • Beneficiary Address            : Rua de 25 Abril, Rai Nain, Colmera, VERA CRUZ, DILI
    • Swift Code                             : CGDITLDI BNU BANK

Petroleum Tax and Mineral Tax Purpose:

Taxes may also be paid electronically using Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

  • You may transfer USD to:
    • Bank                       : The Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    • Address                 : 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045
    • Swift Code             : FRNYUS33
    • Beneficiary            : Central Bank of Timor-Leste
    • Account Number : 021080740

Or AUD to:

  • Bank                       : Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Account name      : Central Bank of Timor-Leste
  • BSB                         : 092 – 002
  • Account number  : 81731 – 3 

When making your payment please provide the following reference details:

  • Taxpayer Name
  • TIN
  • Year, and
  • Tax Type.

Note that your completed income tax form will still need to be sent to the National Directorate Domestic Tax with ‘electronic payment’ marked on the payment advice section on the last page of the form.

Contact Timor-Leste Revenue Services if you need further advice on this method of payment.

Links

  • Taxation Forms
  • Due Dates for Payments