Annual Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) Return

Income year ended 30 June 2023

Who should file Annual TDS Return?

Every Payer who, in respect of any month of the above income year:

  1. has submitted a monthly TDS return; or
  2. has made TDS payments to MRA; or
  3. has not deducted TDS because the amount of TDS deductible is less than Rs 500;

is required to submit an Annual TDS Return electronically. The deadline for the submission of Annual TDS Return is Tuesday 15 August 2023.

Payers who have been submitting their monthly TDS return using MRA e-Services facilities have been granted access to submit their Annual TDS Return through the same channel. Other Payers should use the facility provided by the Mauritius Network Services Ltd (MNS).

Payers having only a few payees may select “SCREEN INPUT” on the screen appearing after login to input details of their Payees.

Payers who have more Payees may submit the Annual TDS Return by uploading a CSV or XML file.


  • Before you start, ensure that you have your User ID (TAN) , password and the Payee details or CSV or XML file, as applicable, ready as per MRA's specifications.


Click here to file your Annual TDS Return


E-Filing Service Centre

EFiling Service Centres – Click here to file Annual TDS Return on behalf of a payer


General information for Electronic Filing of Annual TDS Return for income year ended 30 June 2023:

Kindly read the instructions below before starting to file your Annual TDS Return

  • Payers are recommended to use a recent version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox as browser to file their return.

  • Kindly note that it is the Payer's responsibility to file a correct and complete return.

  • Please ensure that you provide your email address and telephone number as they will be used by MRA to communicate with you.

  • On successful submission of your annual TDS return, an acknowledgement ID will be displayed on your screen and followed by an email confirming same. If you have not received an acknowledgement ID, your submission is incomplete. Please take necessary actions to correctly submit your Annual TDS Return.

  • Only one Annual TDS Return can be submitted for any particular income year. However, in case you wish to make amendments to an Annual TDS return that has already been submitted, please contact MRA Help Desk on 207 6000 or email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

e-Filing of Annual TDS Return

The Annual TDS Return should in one of the following file formats:

  • CSV (click here for more information), or
  • XML (click here for more information)

Click on the below links to obtain the specifications, templates and step-by-step guide.

CSV file format

  1. Income Year ended 30 June 2023

  2. Income Year ended 30 June 2020, 30 June 2021 and 30 June 2022

XML file format

  1. Income Year ended 30 June 2023

  2. Income Year ended 30 June 2020, 30 June 2021 and 30 June 2022

Guidelines for e-fling


Click here to file your Annual TDS Return


Deadline for e-filing of Annual TDS Return

The Annual TDS should be filed electronically by Tuesday 15 August 2023. In case of late submission, a penalty of Rs 5,000 per month or part of a month up to a maximum of Rs 20,000 is applicable.

Support services

MRA Help desk , 207 6000 is available during office hours from 08 45 to 16 30 on working days to assist employers to file their Annual TDS.

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