For those who are not clear about this VAT refund in Colombia is a national government scheme to provide funds and resources to the least advantaged and registered in Sisben IV within groups A and B (extreme and moderate poverty). These resources are managed and distributed by the Department of Social Prosperity (DPS) and have criteria for prioritizing beneficiaries.
According to official DPS documents and channels, the program is described as follows: “VAT Compensation, also known as VAT Refund, is a program of Unconditional Monetary Transfer – TMNC, which aims to reduce the impact of sales tax VAT collection on the country’s poorest households”, But the most important thing is this To be among the recipients of disbursements they must meet certain conditions and requirements,
For the year 2024, Social Prosperity has not reported the dates, forms or amounts of funds, but on the ‘X’ account of this department (formerly Twitter) they have responded to those They could not make the payment due December 2023, which corresponded to cycles 4, 5 and 6,
We invite you to pay attention to the new delivery dates of the VAT refund program through our official social networks and service channels.
Link to consult beneficiaries of VAT refunds in Colombia with ID
Although it may be thought that there are registration or registration forms, this is not the case. Sysbane IV has a registration filter, so inquiries can be made through the web with your basic data such as name and citizenship card., With the corresponding data, priorities and volumes of resource distribution from the responsible authorities are specified:
- Enter the link https://devolucioniva.prosperidadsocial.gov.co/
- Click on “Beneficiary Family” button
- Pop-up window will appear, there you have to enter your citizenship card number
- Fill in the field to verify that you are not a robot, this field is known as ‘reCAPTCHA’.
- Click “Consult” to display information
Sisben IV also has a link to be able to authenticate digitally, update data and make a classification according to your situation and needs: https://autenticacióndigital.and.gov.co/,
How much money does a VAT refund give in Colombia?
As mentioned, even There is no official payment information for those who could not make the final payment in 2023, but it is remembered that in the first 3 cycles of 2023, a bimonthly payment of 89,900 pesos was distributed, the amount established in the documents of the entity in charge. But There was minimal readjustment for delayed cycles and the figure was rounded up for cycles 4, 5 and 6.,
- Cycles 1, 2 and 3: 89,000 Colombian pesos
- Cycles 4, 5 and 6: 90,000 Colombian pesos
There is doubt whether the amount may increase, change or remain the same with the economic changes of 2024. It all depends on the decisions of the DPS and its plan to comply with the budget allocated for this assistance in line with the year 2023.
Get advice on where and how to collect VAT refund money
In Cycles 1, 2 and 3 of the year 2023, payments made at Supergiros Headquarters And in various affiliates of this company, but For cycles 4, 5 and 6 there were negotiations and agreements with banking institutions to avail their services and that is why Deviwinda got associated with its virtual wallet Deviplata., We remember this from last year, but there is no new information for 2024, so we will have to wait.
you can’t forget him DPS officials have said that the idea is to strengthen Agrarian Bank as a government entity, but there are also requests so that everyone can receive money in their normal bank accounts. All this has been handled in the last few months.
But if you maintain supergiros, here is the link to check if there is a transfer or resource in your name, it is also checked with your citizenship card: https://www.supergiros.com.co/ya-llego-mi-giro,
What will happen to the VAT refund program in 2024?
Known for Development of citizen income program will be linked to ‘Transit to Citizen Income’ and VAT refund, but with other preferences and payment methods. We can therefore not talk about continuity of the program, but about change, as announced by the National Government of Colombia from 2023.