Postponement of the legal deadline for filing the periodic VAT return and VAT payment

Postponement of the deadline for VAT

Order no 141/2020 – XXII of the State Secretary for Tax Affairs


In line with the set of measures recently adopted by the Government of Portugal in response to the current epidemiological situation, and given the tolerance established by the Estate as non-working day on the 9th and 13th of April, Order n.º 141/2020 – XXII, of 06th April 2020, issued by the State Secretary for Tax Affairs (see document below) was made public, extending the deadlines for complying with the following tax obligations:

  • The periodic VAT declarations referring to the month of February 2020 may be submitted until 17 April;
  • The submission of the tax payable resulting from the aforementioned declaration, may be made until April 20, notwithstanding the access to the payment in installments.

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