Kuwait Ministry of Finance extends tax filing and payment deadlines
20 June 2020
On 16 June 2020 the Ministry of Finance (“MOF) issued resolution No.21 of 2020 (“the Resolution”) to extend the local tax filing and tax payment deadlines for income tax, Zakat, and National Labor Support Tax (“NLST”) as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Depending on the year-end of the taxpayer, the extension period varies from 30 to 60 days from the date the MOF officially resumes work. Please find enclosed our Alert. Due to COVID-19 issues, the MOF is still closed and the exact date of reopening of the MOF is unknown at this stage. Please feel free to contact us if you require any clarification.