Article 64 – Adjustment for Bad Debts
1. A Registrant supplier may reduce the Output Tax in a current Tax Period to adjust the Output Tax paid for any previous Tax Period if all of the following conditions are met:
- Goods and Services have been supplied and the Due Tax has been charged and paid.
- Consideration for the supply has been written off in full or part as a bad debt in the accounts of the supplier.
- More than 6 months has passed from the date of the supply.
- The Registrant supplier has notified the Recipient of Goods and the Recipient of Services of the amount of Consideration for the supply that has been written off.
2. The Registrant Recipient of Goods or Recipient of Services shall reduce the Recoverable Input Tax for the current Tax Period related to a supply received during any previous Tax Period where the Consideration has not been paid and all of the following conditions are met:
- The registered supplier reduced the Output Tax as stated in Clause 1 of this Article and the Recipient of Goods and the Recipient of Services has received a notification from the supplier of the Consideration being written off.
- The Recipient of Goods and Recipient of Services received the Goods and Services and the Input Tax charged in respect thereof was deducted.
- The Consideration was not paid in full or in part for the supply for over 6 months.
3. The reduction stated in Clause 1 and 2 of this Article shall be equal to the Tax related to the Consideration which has been written off according to Paragraph (b).