It's the start of a new year! And that means that it is also time to do Tax Filling!
Do take note that the submission period of IRAS tax filling starts from 1 January to 1 March. Currently, Payboy has IR8A & IR8S & Appendix 8A submission through XML File or API.

Do prepare the following fields before generating IR8A, as the following fields are Not generated by the system and would have to be manually inputted under the "Optional Declaration for individual employee"
-Directors Fee Approval Date
-Exempt Or Remission Income Indicator
-Exempt Income
-Bonus Declaration Date
-Approval Date (Compensation for loss of office amount)
-Income For Tax Borne By Employer
-Income For Tax Borne By Employee

Click here for the Appendix 8A guide

Quick glance on how to submit tax filing

How to Set up

Step 1: From the sidebar, go to Payroll  >  select Tax Filing

Step 2: Click on "Create New Tax Filing" 

Step 3: Select the Year and Organisation that you are doing IR8A for. 

Step 4: Input the Authorized Personnel's particulars

Step 5: Select the Employees that you want to generate IR8A for.

Step 6: Add "Optional declaration for individual employee" accordingly if applicable.

Lastly: Click Submit to save the entry in the system (Not Submit to IRAS)

How to submit

To Submit the IR8A to IRAS, head to the main page > under IR8A column, click on View IR8A.

Method 1 (Currently not available yet):

For submission through API, click API Validate, and make sure that it's successful > next, click API submit via corppass. You will be redirected to the corppass login page.

Method 2 (Available):

For submission through Java, click on XML download. Then upload the downloaded XML file through Java.

How to View submission 

From the sidebar, go to Payroll  >  select Tax Filing

  • Look for the row you want to view the details for, based on the form you wish to view, click on the words under the respective form column.
    This is a summary of the total of what was submitted
  • To go into more details about what was submitted for individual employees,
    Look for the employee > Click View (eye icon)

How to make Amendments 

Note that IRAS adds up everything that was sent to them. To understand better, read this. 

Step 1: From the sidebar, go to Payroll  >  select Tax Filing

Step 2: Click on Create New Amendment

Step 3: Select the Year and Organisation 

Step 4: Fill in the Authorized Personnel's details
(Note: The authorized person's name should not be more than 30 characters long. The full name is not required)

Step 5: Select the Employees that you need to do amendments to

Step 6: Click on Add Amendment and Fill in accordingly

Step 7: Click on Add Optional Declaration if applicable and Fill in accordingly

Lastly: Click Submit to save the entry 

Feel free to contact us if you face any difficulties through the support chat icon on the bottom right of the screen or email We will get back to you within 3 working days.

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