Postponed Withholding taxes

Due to rising inflation in the fall of 2022 the Danish government has issued a package to help companies by postponing payment deadlines of withholding tax for the months of July and August 2023.
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For small- & medium-sized companies

For companies with yearly withholding tax (A-skat) of less than 1 million DKK and / or Labour market contribution of less than 250.000 DKK.

  • The June payment deadline is postponed from July 10th 2023 to October 31st 2023
  • The July payment deadline is postponed from August 10th 2023 to February 12th 2024

Please note that from September to December the deadlines are as usual.

Settlement Period Reporting deadline Payment deadline
July 2023 July 31st 2023 October 31st 2023
August 2023 August 31st 2023 February 12th 2024

For large companies

For companies with yearly withholding tax (A-skat) of more than 1 million DKK and / or Labour market contribution of more than 250.000 DKK.

  • The July payment deadline is postponed from July 31th 2023 to November 10st 2023
  • The August payment deadline is postponed from August 31th 2023 to February 29th 2024
Please note that from September to December the deadlines are as usual.
Settlement Period Reporting deadline Payment deadline
July 2023 July 31st 2023 November 10th 2023
August 2023 August 31st 2023 February 29th 2024

More info on payment deadlines can be found on skat.dk (text in Danish).

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