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Chile pre-filled VAT returns – F29

Chile is an early adopter of pre-filled Value Added Tax returns on the back of its DTE e-invoicing program. Its new regime came into force in August 2017.

DTE now manages over 600 millions for over a million taxpayers. The Internal Revenue Service (SII) used this as an opportunity to start producing draft VAT returns, and is now close to 90% adoption. This effectively offered a replacement for the Form 29 VAT return submission. Check out the countries that have implemented pre-filled VAT / GST returns around the world.

Pre-completed returns include:

  • VAT sales and purchase invoices, including credit notes, for the period
  • Withholding VAT by the taxpayer on customer’s invoices
  • Coding for purchases
  • Credit balances brought forward
  • Online tools to help add to the return and make adjustments
  • Advanced connectors to facilitate exchange of live data

The electronic invoice has also led to a deepening of the knowledge of taxpayers and the causes that explain non-compliance with tax obligations and to implement treatment actions that aim to resolve such causes in a manner proportional to the seriousness of the breaches detected. This management model uses data analytics that indicates behavior patterns, identifying the default gap map, the Global Risk Classification, and the Specific Risks Classification.

Completing or adjusting VAT returns can be challenging.  VAT Calc’s single platform VAT Filer can accurately complete any country filings with verified transactional data from our VAT Calculator or VAT Auditorintegrated tools.

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