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VAT practical manual 2022.

Submission periods

1. Quarterly self-assessments

  • From 1st-20th of the month following the settlement period (April, July and October).

  • The self-assessment for the fourth quarter of the year will be presented from January 1 to 30.

    Within this period, the annual summary declaration, form 390, must also be submitted, if applicable.

2. Monthly self-assessments

From 1 to 30 of the month following the settlement period, or until the last day of February in the case of the self-assessment corresponding to the month of January.

3. Non-periodic self-assessments

Non-periodic self-assessments will only be presented in those periods in which the operations for which the taxpayer is obliged to settle the tax have been carried out. The deadlines are the same as those established for quarterly self-assessments: from April 1 to 20, July and October, and from January 1 to 30.


When it comes to intra-community acquisition of new means of transport: thirty calendar days from the operation and, in any case, before its final registration (form 309).

Occasional taxpayers for deliveries of new means of transport: thirty calendar days from delivery (form 308).

Taxable transporters under the simplified regime for the acquisition of category N1, N2 and N3 means of transport related to the activity: 20 calendar days of the month following that in which the acquisition was made (form 308).

Judicial or administrative procedures of forced execution: one month from the payment of the award amount, and said presentation cannot be made prior to the issuance of the invoice documenting the operation (form 309).

Taxable subjects that are considered a Public Entity or a private establishment of a social nature for operations carried out within the framework of humanitarian activities: three months from the delivery of goods that gives rise to the right to return (form 308).


In the event that the last day of submission of the VAT self-assessment is non-business day (Saturday is a non-business day), the submission deadline is moved to the immediately following business day .