Taxes have now become part of the life of every citizen of our country. A person’s failure to fulfill his obligations to the state can lead to unpleasant consequences.
Now the tax inspectorates have free databases with the help of which physical persons can find out their arrears in transport, land, property tax, and also in personal income tax. In addition, there is a special service on the official portal of the tax service, which allows you to check the tax arrears right from home.
How to get information about debt?
There are two ways how to find out the tax arrears of individuals, each of which has its own advantages and disadvantages:
- through a special service on the official website of the Federal Tax Service;
- on the portal of public services;
- through a personal visit to the tax authority.
How to find out your tax debt through the FTS service?
Modern taxpayers may be asked how to find out the tax arrears of individuals through the Internet. The Federal Tax Service has not remained aloof from modern electronic technologies and has offered its customers to use their official website, where they can:
- see tax debts;
- find out when to file a declaration, deadlines for paying taxes to the budget;
- obtain information related to the state registration;
- use a special service that allows you to fill out tax reports;
- in case of disputes on the site, they can be resolved;
- pay off the existing debt to the tax service;
- get a certificate of the status of settlements with the budget.
To use the service, the taxpayer must know your TIN. It is safe to say that on the FTS website you can find out tax arrears by last name and TIN. To do this, you need to go to the section "Know Your Debt", which you will find in the menu "Electronic Services". Then you need to fill out a small form that the system offers. You will need information regarding your surname, first name and patronymic, as well as the TIN.
How to get data on debts to the budget through the portal of public services?
How to find out the tax arrears of individuals on the portal "Gosuslugi"? To begin with, of course, you need to go to the website of public services. So that you can get information about the debt, you need to pass the initial registration. To do this, do the following:
- Enter your full name, mobile number or email.
- Click the "Register" button.
- Enter the confirmation code that you will come to your phone or email.
- Click the "Confirm" button.
These actions will help you see the amount owed to the budget. If you want to be able to perform other operations, the system will require you to provide additional information about yourself, in some cases you need to go through the process of verifying your identity.
Personal visit to the tax office
If the taxpayer does not have the opportunity to use electronic services, then there is another way to find out how the tax debts of individuals are. This is a personal visit to the tax authorities. You should have a passport and TIN. It would not be superfluous if you call the reference inspection and inquire about opening hours.
During a personal meeting with an inspection officer, you can not only find out tax arrears, but also ask all your questions.
How can a transportation tax be formed?
Transport tax, perhaps, can rightly be considered one of the main components of the entire tax system. It is accrued on vehicles whose engine capacity is 50 cubic meters. cm and above. It is also possible to learn about the presence or absence of debt on it in the ways described above.
Since this type of tax is the most controversial, taxpayers are encouraged to periodically check their debts. There are cases when the owner of a vehicle sells his property by issuing a gender attorney for the buyer. However, the obligation to pay the tax remains on it, since it is the law imposed on the owner of the vehicle.
A similar situation will be the case with unsuitable for transport. Until it is deregistered, a tax will be charged on it. Therefore, car owners are encouraged to periodically be interested in the changes that occur in the tax system, so that it is not a surprise for them that they have a debt. Ignorance of the law does not exempt citizens from liability related to the payment of taxes.
How to find out property tax debts?
The accrual of property tax occurs on the basis of information that the tax service received from the single state register. All residential and non-residential real estate is subject to taxation. If you own a similar object, but a notice with a request to pay property tax has not arrived, then it will not be superfluous to contact the tax inspectorate yourself.
Often, property owners are in debt due to improper and untimely transfer of information to the relevant authorities. How to find out the tax arrears of individuals, we have reviewed above. These methods are suitable for property tax.
When does land tax debt arise?
Tax is accrued on the basis of documents confirming the taxpayer's ownership. It is he who is obliged to pay it. The accrual of this type of obligation is regulated by local legislative acts, its calculation is based on the cadastral value of the site. Also, all the benefits for it are determined by the subjects of the federation. Therefore, disputes often arise on this basis.
There is a possibility that a change in the rate occurred in your region, and the amount of tax increased in proportion to it. It is not a secret for anyone that the legislation changes periodically. Therefore, in order not to be trapped, we recommend checking your debts on the FTS website or clarifying during a personal meeting with the inspector.
In the case of this type of tax controversial moments are rare. This is due to the fact that the employer pays the basic income tax of 13 percent to the budget. But taxes such as on intellectual property and on winnings, the taxpayer is obliged to pay on their own, by filling out the appropriate declaration.
What if the debt is formed?
If it so happens that you have a tax debt, the first action you need to take is to repay it. Why? Firstly, even a small debt can lead to unpleasant consequences - the arrest of a vehicle, the prohibition on traveling abroad, the seizure of property, lawsuits and the increasing percentage of interest every day. Secondly, the more time passes, the harder it will be to dispute the resulting debt. Thirdly, you can dispute the debt only by paying the invoice from the state.
Then you can personally contact the tax authority at the place of registration or write a letter on its official website. Within the prescribed period, you will receive an answer, which describes the causes of the problem and how you can solve them. Even if the tax authority decides in your favor, it is not necessary to rejoice immediately, now you need to ensure that the data about you are corrected in the database and such situations no longer arise.