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Filing form 216
The online filing of Form 216 requires identification by electronic certificate, DNIe or Cl@ve PIN.
If the declarant does not have electronic identification, a third party acting on your behalf, either a corporate partner or a proxy, may make the filing.
Once in the form, proceed to fill in the declaration, making sure to include data in the fields marked with an asterisk, which are mandatory.The surname, first name and financial year are filled in automatically.Select the period from the drop-down menu.
In the event that there are economic data to be declared, they are included in the "Settlement" section.The program itself calculates the result.
If it is a supplementary return, fill in the relevant data and tick the corresponding box in this case you must enter the receipt of the previous return.
To check for errors in the tax return, click on the "Validate" button.
If it contains errors or warnings, the "Errors and warnings" tab will be enabled with the description of the error or warning and the "Go to Error" or "Go to Warning" button, as appropriate, leading to the box to modify or fill in.If the tax return does not contain errors, you will receive the message "There are no errors".
The "Save" button allows you to save the declaration so far completed, on the servers of the AEAT with format dat-216- NIF-ddmmaaaaaa.ses.
You will be able to retrieve this declaration by clicking on the "Load" button from the folder in which it was saved.
By means of the "Import" button you will be able to retrieve the file with extension .216 that you have previously exported, or any other file created with an external programme that complies with the registration design for form 216 of the corresponding financial year.
If the data is correct click on "Formalise deposit/return".
In the event that the result of the tax return involves an income and you do not choose direct debit as the method of payment, you will have to obtain a NRC as proof of payment.The NRC is the Complete Reference Number, a 22-character code that serves as proof of payment and in which the information of NIF of the declarant, amount, model, year and period is incorporated in encrypted form.
You have several ways to pay and obtain the NRC:
- Contact your bank directly or go to its website if it offers this service.
- Through the Tax Agency's payment gateway, from the option "Pay, defer and consult debts" or from the button "Make payment (Obtain NRC)" on the form itself.
From the "Export" button, a file with the published logical design format can be generated, provided that the declaration does not contain errors, it is saved in the "Downloads" folder of the system or in the directory set by the browser to save the downloaded files.
This file has the name NIF of the declarant, the fiscal year and the period and by extension the model number (NIF_ejercicio_período.216).
To continue with the submission, click on "Sign and Submit".
As a new feature, you have the option of "Acknowledgement of debt and payment by transfer" as long as the account is opened in a credit institution that IS NOT A COLLABORATOR in the collection of AEAT taxes.Payment instructions are provided by the program itself.
After signing and submitting, the conformity window appears.Click "OK" and then “Sign and send”.
The result of a correctly submitted return will always be a page replying with a text: "Your submission was successful", with an embedded PDF whose first page contains information concerning the submission (registry entry number, Secure Verification Code, receipt number, date and time of submission and details on the submitter). The following pages contain a complete copy of the return.