IR8A Amendment Submission through Talenox

Amend IR8A and submit directly to IRAS under Auto-Inclusion Scheme (AIS)

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So you've already submitted IR8A? What should you do if you realise that you have made a mistake or missed out certain items to be filled in for employee(s)?

Making IR8A Amendments on Talenox

To make amendments for IR8A and submit directly to IRAS, you can refer to the guide below or follow these steps:

  1. Head over to Payroll > Payroll Settings > IR8A. Click on "Make amendment".

  2. Choose the employee(s) to amend details for.

  3. Amend the needed details and click on "Save".

  4. Once that is done, click on "View Overall Report" to make the amendment submission directly from Talenox.

Things to Note When Using Our Amendment Feature To Key In Amended Values In Your Tax Forms

  • Do key in your desired FINAL values in the amendment forms in Talenox

  • Talenox helps to automatically calculate the difference in amounts to submit directly to IRAS

  • [IMPORTANT] Any others that do not require amendments should be left as the original value keyed in (untouched). Please do not change the values to "0" as this will submit an amendment amounts of $0 value for the section.

Let's look at some examples below:

Scenario 1 - Updates to Section A "Gross Salary, Fees, Leave Pay, Wages and Overtime Pay" Amounts

  • Original amounts filed in IR8A "Gross Salary" (under Section A): SGD $5,000

  • You'd like to make an amendment to change these amounts reported to IRAS for "Gross Salary" to: SGD $6,000

  • You'll need to key in the final value desired into your IR8A amendment forms in Talenox: SGD $6,000.

  • Talenox will help to calculate the difference in amounts to send to IRAS automatically when you submit the amendments: + SGD $1,000 ($6,000 - $5,000)

Scenario 2 - Updates to Section D9 "Benefits-in-Kind" Amounts

  • You'll need to make 2 amendments to tax forms submitted to IRAS:

    • IR8A forms (Section D9)

    • Appendix 8A forms

  • IR8A forms amendment

    • Original amounts filed in "Benefits-in-Kind" (under Section D9): SGD $2,000

    • You'd like to make an amendment to change these amounts reported to IRAS for "Benefits-in-Kind" to: SGD $3,000

    • You'll need to key in the final value desired into your IR8A amendment forms in Talenox: SGD $3,000.

    • Talenox will help to calculate the difference in amounts to send to IRAS automatically when you submit the amendments: + SGD $1,000 ($3,000 - $2,000)

  • Appendix 8A forms amendment

    • Original amounts filed in Appendix 8A form: SGD $2,000

    • You'd like to make an amendment to change these amounts reported to IRAS for "Benefits-in-Kind" to: SGD $3,000

    • You'll need to key in the final value desired into your Appendix 8A amendment forms in Talenox (please do ensure that the correct amounts are reported in the relevant sections of Appendix 8A forms): SGD $3,000.

    • Talenox will help to calculate the difference in amounts to send to IRAS automatically when you submit the amendments in each section amended: + SGD $1,000 ($3,000 - $2,000)

Hope these examples help you to understand what exact values you should use to key in for amendments made in Talenox. ๐Ÿ‘


Checking Your Submission Status

The IRAS team will take a few days to check through the file and get back to you with an acknowledgement email.

You can also check your submission status over at myTaxPortal. ย You can find the status update under:

  1. Employers > Auto-Inclusion Scheme (AIS) > Submit Employment Records

  2. Click on "BEGIN AIS SUBMISSION"

  3. The record will be found at the bottom half of the page.


Amendment of IR8A (Step-by-Step)

Take a look below to help you better understand the IR8A amendment process through Talenox:

1) To start the amendment process, click on "Make amendment" under 'Optional' step in your IR8A page.

2) After you have clicked โ€œMake amendmentโ€ in the previous screen, choose the employee(s) that you would like to make the amendment for by checking the box. Once you have made your selection, click on "Continue to make amendment".

3) As you head over to the specific employeeโ€™s IR8A to make amendments, you will just need to overwrite the previous value with the new one. To continue, click "View/Edit".

Note: If the amendment is to the employee particulars fields (e.g. birthdate, residential address), the submission will fail and according to IRAS, the amendment file is not required.

More on this can be referred from here.

4) Once you have updated the values, remember to click Save to save your changes.

Amendments can only be submitted after changes are saved in the amendment form directly.

5) Upon saving the changes, select the employee(s) affected on their checkbox, and click "View overall Report" to submit your amendments.

6) Click "Validate IR8A files" to validate the amendments. If there are errors, rectify your amendments and once you have successfully validated the IR8A files, click "Submit AIS with CorpPass" to submit the amendments.

IRAS will take around 1 - 2 weeks to check through the file and get back with an acknowledgement email to the authorised person and contact that is in myTaxPortal. You can also check your status over at myTaxPortal.

If the submission is still not reflected in myTaxPortal, you can contact IRAS directly to clarify. ๐Ÿ‘


Have a great tax submission season! ๐Ÿ˜

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