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Egypt - Apply for Foreign Tax Relief

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Introduction

A Foreign tax paid by a resident entity outside Egypt can be deducted provided there is supporting documentation. Losses generated outside Egypt cannot be offset against the taxable amount in Egypt. Treaties concluded between Egypt and other countries regulate the credit for taxes paid abroad on income subject to corporate income tax in Egypt.

Eligibility

All foreign residents institution are entitled to a Foreign tax Relief.

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Instructions

The Foreign resident must register for a Foreign Tax Relief , as well as be familiar with the rules relating to the filing of Foreign Tax relief tax how foreign tax Relief is calculated.The registration to get a Foreign Tax relief file number generally involves a few minutes.

Required Information

  • Name of Taxpayer
  • Taxpayer Identification Number
  • Business Name or Trade Name of Taxpayer
  • Status
  • Bank Details
  • Name of Bank
  • Bank branch
  • Account Number
  • Type of Employment
  • Total Income Chargeable Income Total Tax Payable


Procedure

  • Go to the Office of General Directorate of Taxes at the Egyptian Tax Authority.
  • Bring the required documents.
  • Present the documents.
  • You will be asked to wait while your documents are being processed.
  • You will be called to the cashier to pay the application fee.
  • Pick up your foreign Tax relief.

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Required Documents

The registration requirements are as follows:

  • A copy of certificate of incorporation.
  • List of staff and their annual salaries.
  • The Directors’ Tax Clearance Certificates (now Electronic Tax Clearance Certificate)
  • Letter of application for registration,

Fees

free of charge

Validity

One year

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Processing Time

Processing takes 7 working days

Office Locations & Contacts

Ministry of Finance

Mr. Hany Kadry img

Address Nasr City

Phone no. 23428886 - 23428010 - 23428830

Fax 26861680 - 2686181

Fax: ++2(0)2 26861861

Email Address: mofinance@idsc1.gov.eg

E-mail finance@mof.gov.eg


Website http://www.mof.gov.eg


Egyptian Tax Authority

Website: http://www.eta.gov.eg/English

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance Towers, Nasr City.

Extension of Ramsis Street,

Abbassiya, Cairo

Tel: +20 2 2342 8886;

Tel: +20 2 2342 8010;

Tel: +20 2 2342 8032;

Tel: +20 2 2342 8830;

Tel: +20 2 2342 8840

Email: finance@mof.gov.eg

Website: http://www.mof.gov.eg/english

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External Links

http://www.pkf.com/media/1954356/egypt%20pkf%20tax%20guide%202013.pdf

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