Discretionary Trust Tax (DTT)

Annual 1% charge

The first annual 1% charge arises in the year following the year in which the 6% charge arises.

When to pay and file

The annual 1% charge is payable within four months of the valuation date.

The valuation date is generally 31 December.

The trustee must complete a self-assessment Form IT32 and send it to Revenue with the tax due each year.


There is a surcharge for late filing of the return and interest will be charged on late payments.

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