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Revocation of customs and excise acts

General data


Revocation of customs and excise acts

Type of procedure





Special review procedure, through which the tax administration may reverse its decisions in benefit of the interested parties, in the following three cases:1.When it is considered that it manifestly infringes the law.2.When circumstances that occur and affect a specific legal situation demonstrate the legal inadmissibility of the challenged decision.3.When the formalities of the procedure lead to the defencelessness of the interested parties.

Responsible body

Tax Agency

General information on the procedure

Start-up method



Place of presentation


AEAT offices.

Post Offices.

Other places specified in Article 16 of Law 39/2015


The procedure is initiated automatically by the local office.

Phases of the procedure/service

Home:The procedure will be exclusively instigated ex officio, notwithstanding the fact that the interested parties may promote its instigation by means of a written document addressed to the body that made the decision.

Processing:The body that made the decision shall send a copy of the file, accompanied by the report with the relevant background and the reason for the reversal. The interested parties will be granted a hearing period of fifteen days.A report will be requested from the legal advice body on the appropriateness of the revocation.

Termination:Agreement of the manager of the competent Tax Agency department to which the body that made the decision reports.If the decision was handed down by a Tax Agency Department Manager, said manager's immediate superior officer shall be competent.It can also end due to expiry.The revocation of the acts which are subject to an economic-administrative resolution cannot be agreed.


Electronic processing

Resolution deadline

6 Months

Resolution body

Tax Agency (manager of the corresponding department or immediate hierarchical superior if the decision was made by a department manager)


Judicial review appeal within a two-month period pursuant to Article 46 of Law 29/1998 (Ley 29/1998) of 13 July, regulating the jurisdiction for judicial reviews

Information linked to e-processing

Identification system

Electronic DNI, Electronic Certificate, PIN Key

Level of interactivity

Level 4:Electronic processing


Basic Regulations