Circular of the President of the General Tax Authority No. (5) of 2021 Regarding the Commitment to Electronic Registration of Withholding Tax


Gentlemen / the Ministers
Gentlemen / heads of government agencies and public bodies and institutions
Gentlemen / taxpayers and audit offices
Doha, Qatar


After Greetings,
The General Tax Authority presents you with its best regards, attached to Circulars No. (3/2018), (2, 3/2011) (attached) regarding the withholding tax from the source and its remittance to the tax account.

Further to the launch of the electronic “Dariba” program during the last period, which contributed to the development of tax services provided to taxpayers and their representatives from audit offices, in order to maintain quality of the data submitted to the Authority and in an effort to achieve more accuracy and ease, and similar to other tax returns, you are kindly requested to adhere to electronic submission of the withholding forms through the tax portal on the following website: We also note that paper forms for withholding from the source will not be received.


For more inquiries, you can contact the Income Tax Department on the phone number: 44401131 or via the following e-mail:

Yours sincerely,
Ahmed bin Issa Al Mohannadi
President of the General Tax Authority