The Deadline for Providing Information on Beneficial Owners is Extended
The Registry of Beneficial Owners (“RUB”, by its Spanish acronym) is the registry through which corporations or similar structures that do not have legal personality must provide information on their beneficial owners before the Colombian National Tax Authority (DIAN, by its Spanish acronym). In this regard, the DIAN recently issued Resolution 1240 of 2022 by which it modifies the deadline to comply with this reporting obligation, as follows:
- The deadline for making this report through the RUB is extended for those already required to comply with this obligation. Thus, although initially the deadline established was September 30, 2022, according to this new resolution the obligation to provide information on beneficial owners may be fulfilled until July 31, 2023.
- Corporations or similar structures that do not have legal personality that are created before May 31, 2023 must provide information regarding their beneficial owners no later than July 31, 2023.
- Corporations or similar structures that do not have legal personality that are created as of June 1, 2023, must make this initial registration no later than two (2) months following: (i) its registration in the Tax Registry (RUT, by its Spanish acronym), or (ii) their registration in the identification system of structures without legal personality (SIESPJ, by its Spanish acronym), as applicable.
Remember that in the event that this information is not provided, is done erroneously or incompletely or the information previously provided is not updated, the DIAN may impose penalties. If you want more information about this obligation you can consult our blog here or you can contact us.