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How can I make an objection against my tax?

The taxpayer may object to an assessment within 30 days of service of the notice of assessment. Objections must be supported by documentary evidence and must be made direct to the chief assessor. If the matter cannot be resolved by the "chief assessor", it is referred to the Board of Settlement of Tax Disputes (BSTD). An appeal against the decision of the BSTD must be made in writing within 1 month. Further appeal may be made against the decision of the BSTD to the Supreme Tax Council within 1 month of the notification of the BSTD’s decision.

Finalized taxes which cannot be referred to any other court of appeal may still be contested if sufficient grounds exist to prove that the rulings received hitherto had been inequitable. The Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance can refer the file to a three-member committee whose verdict shall be final and binding. 

If the complaint against the verdict of the Board of Settlement of Tax Disputes (BSTD) is filed by the taxpayer, and he deposits cash or bank guarantee equal to the amount of the tax determined under the verdict, or introduces a creditable guarantor, whose creditability is accepted by the assessor general, then the enforcement of the verdict shall be suspended till the Supreme Tax Council delivers its opinion.

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