How To File an Amended Return

  1. iTax LOGIN Log into your iTax profile. The system takes you to the home page.
  2. Returns Menu On the red menu bar, rest the mouse on “Returns”. Alternatively click on the “consult ereturns”
  3. Select File Amended Return Option A drop down menu will appear. Click on the “File amended return option”
  4. Tax Obligation Under Tax obligation, select applicable obligation e.g. Value Added Tax (VAT) (4). The Taxpayer type and the PIN will be auto populated.
  5. Return Period Capture the “Return period from”.This should be the period relating to the return you would like to amend. Then click on “Download”.
  6. Download Click on “OK” for the download process to begin. The download folder will contain the actual return as well as the CSV files, if at all the previous return had any. These will allow you to recreate the previously filed return.
  7. Amend Required Fields Depending on the affected entries, you will amend the required fields on the return. Once through, validate the return to generate the zipped upload file.
  8. Upload Amended Return Log back onto your profile to upload the amended return. (Follow the same steps as used to download the return. The return will be uploaded on the same page from which the return was downloaded). Click on “Choose File” and browse for the zipped upload file that was generated.
  9. Submit Once done, click on the “Submit” button to complete the amendment process. The amended return will be automatically approved if it results in an increase in net tax liability. In the event of reduction in net tax liability, a task will be generated for an officer's analysis and approval.