Refund of Income Tax by Distribution of Profits or Dividends

Requirements
1Personal Identification Document (DPI) of the Taxpayer. (If you do not have it, see special cases).
2Passport in case of a foreigner.
3Submit Form SAT-2123, Request for Tax VAT Tax Refund, undue or in excess payments of other taxes, taxes paid for import of fuels or deposits for customs guarantees.
4Written request, in accordance with Article 122 of Decree Number 6-91, Tax Code.
5Affidavit (legalized by Notary) of not having received refund, credit or compensation of the amount requested.
6Certified integration by the Accountant registered before the Tax Administration on  Profits distributed to partners.
7Simple photocopy of the form(s) paid unduly or in excess and the corresponding rectification.
8Simple photocopy of the form paid correctly.
9Photocopy certified by the Registered Accountant before the Tax Administration of:

• The minutes of distribution of profits.

• Withholdings issued due to distribution of profits reported to the Tax Administration.

• Los folios del Libro Mayor  donde consta el pago de dividendos o utilidades del periodo solicitado registrado el saldo a su favor y/o la cuenta por cobrar a la Administración Tributaria.

10 Folio of the General Ledger Book with the balance in your favor and/or the account receivable registered to the Tax Administration.
1Personal Identification Document (DPI) of the Legal Representative or Agent. (If you do not have it, see special cases).
2Passport in case of a foreigner.
3Appointment of the Legal Representative or Agent and a simple copy.
4Submit Form SAT-2123, Request for Tax VAT Tax Refund, undue or in excess payments of other taxes, taxes paid for import of fuels or deposits for customs guarantees.
5Written request, in accordance with Article 122 of Decree Number 6-91, Tax Code.
6Affidavit (legalized by Notary) of not having received refund, credit or compensation of the amount requested.
7Certified integration by the Accountant registered before the Tax Administration of the Profits distributed to partners.
8Simple photocopy of the form(s) paid unduly or in excess and the corresponding rectification.
9Simple photocopy of the form paid correctly.
10Photocopy certified by the Registered Accountant before the Tax Administration of:

• The minutes of distribution of profits.

• Withholdings issued due to distribution of profits reported to the Tax Administration.

• Folio of the General Ledger Book with the balance in your favor and/or the account receivable registered to the Tax Administration.

11If the procedure is made by an authorized person submit form SAT-362, the Personal Identification Document (DPI) of the Third Person.
Steps to follow

1. Request at Tax Offices or Agencies SAT-2123 Form in paper.

2. Go to the Documents Reception Desk of SAT (Edificio Torre SAT 7ª. Avenida 3-73 zona 9).

3. If you are located in the interior of the Republic, you must go to the nearest Tax Offices or Agencies with the established requirements.

4. The procedure of the Reception is complete when you receive a copy of the SAT-2123 Form with the sticker indicating the number of the file.

What do I get?

Copy of SAT-2123 form with sticker of the file.

Special Cases

1. If you do not have your Personal Identification Document (DPI).

  • Attach document issued by RENAP proving that the obtaining of the document is in process, provided that the Unique Identification Code (CUI) is visible, with or without a photograph.

2. You must be solvent in compliance with your formal tax obligations (entity-taxpayer, legal representative, agent and third person, if applicable). This will be an internal verification only, the taxpayer will not submit tax solvency.

3. Capital Income, Income Tax on Real Estate Capital, Furniture, Capital Profits and Losses, Affidavit and Monthly Payment (Distribution of Profits or Dividends).

4. Documents must be delivered duly ordered and foliated.

Offices or Agencies for
perform the procedure

Central Region

  • Recepción de Documentos (Edificio Torre SAT 7 Avenida 3-73 zona 9)

Western Region

  • Quetzaltenango
  • Huehuetenango
  • San Marcos
  • Quiche
  • Sololá
  • Totonicapán
  • Coatepeque
  • Panajachel

Northeast Region

  • Zacapa
  • Baja Verapaz
  • Alta Verapaz
  • Jalapa
  • Petén
  • Poptún
  • Izabal
  • Chiquimula
  • Esquipulas
  • Livingston

Southern Region

  • Escuintla
  • Retalhuleu
  • Jutiapa
  • Santa Rosa
  • Suchitepéquez
  • Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa