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Review of Collection decisions that are legally null and void

General data


Review of Collection decisions that are legally null and void

Type of procedure





Procedure to declare null and void tax decisions for which finalise the administrative procedure or which are not resolved within the deadline, in the following circumstances:a) When they damage rights and freedoms with constitutional protection.b) When they have been passed by authorities clearly not authorised, whether due to the subject matter or the geographical territory.c) When they have impossible content.d) When they constitute a criminal offence or are issued as a consequence of these.e) When they are handed down with total and absolute disregard for the legally established procedure or for the regulations that contain the fundamental rules for the formation of free will in professional bodies.f) Decisions that are expressly or presumed to be contrary to law by which powers or rights are acquired when the fundamental requirements for their acquisition are missing.g) Others expressly established by law.

Responsible body

Tax Agency

General information on the procedure

Start-up method


Applicant:Citizen - Company



Place of presentation


AEAT offices

Post Offices

Other places referred to in article 16 of Law 39/2015.


When the procedure is initiated by the interested party, written notification will be sent to the body that handed down the decision for which review is requested.

Phases of the procedure/service

Home:Automatically by the local office, in agreement with the authority that handed down the decision or its immediately superior, or at the request of the interested party, via writ sent to the authority that handed down the decision for which review is requested.Initiation of the automatic process will be notified to the interested party.Proceedings requested by interested parties can be declared inadmissible, with justification and without a decision from the advisory body, when the decision has not been declared final in the administrative procedure or if the application is not based on any of the indicated motives for annulment or if it is manifestly unfounded, as well as if other applications of the same nature have already been dismissed due to a question of grounds.

Processing:Hearing will be granted during a period of fifteen days to the interested party and to other people whose rights are recognised by the decision or whose interests are affected by the decision, so that they may present any declarations and relevant documents or receipts.Following hearing, the competent authority will make a resolution proposal.The legal opinion of the Council of State will be requested relating to the proposal.The declaration of nullity will require the favourable opinion of the Council of State.

Termination:Resolution handed down by the Treasury Minister or the corresponding delegated body.Expiry date.Dismissal due to administrative silence if the procedure was initiated by the interested party.


Electronic processing

Resolution deadline

1 years

Resolution body

Minister of Economy and Finances or delegated body


Judicial review appeal within a period of two months pursuant to Article 46 of Law 29/1998 of 13 July, regulating Judicial Review Jurisdiction.

Information linked to e-processing

Identification system

Electronic DNI, Electronic Certificate, PIN Key

Level of interactivity

Level 4:Electronic processing


Basic Regulations