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KEY DATES: The deadlines you need to know for Sweden's 2024 tax season

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KEY DATES: The deadlines you need to know for Sweden's 2024 tax season
If you miss Sweden's first tax deadline, you may not get your rebate until summer. Photo: Anders Wiklund/Scanpix

March 19th is the first date on which you can file your Swedish tax return. When and how you file your taxes impacts when you get any rebate, so here are a few key deadlines to keep in mind.


We called it the "2024 tax season" in the headline, but technically it's the 2023 season as it applies to last year's income.

Anyone who earned above 22,208 kronor during 2023 needs to declare their income tax. You will most likely receive a tax declaration by post or in your digital mailbox if you need to declare, but check the Tax Agency’s website if you’re not sure. Below you'll find some of the key dates to be aware of.

March 3rd was the final date to create a so-called digital mailbox (digital brevlåda), which means you receive your declaration digitally rather than as a paper form sent through the post (although you can still log in and view it online even without a digital mailbox).

Between March 4th and 8th, those with digital mailboxes hopefully received their declarations. Those who don't have a digital mailbox, but have a digital e-ID, can log in to and see their declaration.


March 19th is the first date for declaring your taxes digitally. If you have a digital e-ID, you can log in to the Tax Agency’s website and fill out your declaration.

The paper declaration will be sent out between March 15th and April 15th.

April 3rd is the deadline to submit your declaration online in order to receive a tax refund in April. If no changes needed to be made, people submitting it online by this date will receive any refund between April 9th and 12th.

Even if you receive the paper version, you can still fill it in digitally. The overall deadline for declaration submission is May 2nd. Everyone who met this deadline will receive any tax refund they are entitled to by June 4th-7th.

If you on the other hand had residual tax to pay, you have to pay it by September 12th if you received your final tax statement (slutskattebesked) in June (or by November 12th if you received it in August) unless it’s less than 100 kronor in which case you can put off paying it until the tax declaration season of 2025.


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