New System To Be Put In Place For Tax Refunds

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A system is to be put in place to ensure Barbadians can receive their tax refunds. This disclosure came today from Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, as he addressed the launch of the Barbados Revenue Authority’s (BRA) Tax Administration Management Information System (TAMIS), at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Mr. Sinckler said: “I have therefore instructed the Ministry of Finance, …

New Telephone System At BRA Treasury

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has advised that the telephone numbers at its Treasury Building location have changed. The new PBX number is 535-8200, and the Customer Service Department is 535-8347. For additional information, persons may visit the Authority’s website for the contact numbers for all offices of the Barbados Revenue Authority. Barbados Revenue Authority See also: READ MORE Change …

BRA’s Filing Schema Ready For Download

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is advising all employers that the facilities for filing web forms and uploading files to the Authority’s database are ready for use. The updated XML Schema for 2017 filing is available for download from the Authority’s website www.bra.gov.bb. See also: READ MORE New System To Be Put In Place For Tax Re… anemptytextlline READ MORE …

BRA Customer Service Section Reopens

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) welcomed customers back to the Ground Floor of its Treasury Building location on Monday, following a substantial renovation of the area. The section received a significant makeover, as part of the Authority’s focus on enhancing service delivery. Director of Corporate Services, Carolyn Barton, explained that the public would have access to more spacious and customer …

Early Closure Of Treasury Building On Monday

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) wishes to advise the public that due to the ceremony for the installation of the Governor-General designate, its Treasury Building location will be closing early on Monday, January 8. The payment section will close at noon, while the other departments will close at 1:30 p.m. However, all other BRA locations will remain open for business. The Authority’s Treasury Building branch will resume …

Revenue Authority Closing Early On Monday

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised the public that its branches at Weymouth and The Pine, St. Michael, will close at noon on Monday, December 18. All other branches will remain open for persons to conduct transactions. Normal operations will resume at all branches on Tuesday, December 19. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. Barbados Revenue Authority See also: READ MORE …

BRA Offices Closing Early Nov. 29

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised the public that on Wednesday, November 29, all of its payment centres will close for business at 1:00 p.m., and all other offices at 2:00 p.m., to facilitate a staff meeting. The Authority’s offices will reopen for business on Friday, December 1. Persons are asked to arrange their business accordingly. Barbados Revenue Authority See also: READ MORE …

Gov’t Signs Loan Agreement With CAF

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Government today signed a loan agreement with the Latin American Development Bank (CAF) for US$15 million to finance Barbados’ Tax Administration Infrastructure Reform Programme. Shortly before signing the document, Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, said the programme would be implemented over a two-year period at a cost of US$18.93 million, with Barbados providing US$3.93 million in counterpart funding. Mr. Sinckler …

Tax Amnesty To End November 30

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has reminded individuals and businesses that this year’s Tax Amnesty Programme ends on Thursday, November 30. This amnesty covers arrears incurred up to May 31, 2017. The taxes eligible for the waiver of penalty and interest under the tax amnesty programme are Value Added Tax (VAT), Land Tax, Income Tax, P.A.Y.E. and Corporation Tax. To participate in the Tax …

Earlier Opening For Land Tax Payments

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The Barbados Revenue Authority’s payment section at Weymouth Corporate Centre, Roebuck Street, St. Michael, will open at 7:30 a.m. until Friday, October 27, to accommodate taxpayers who are seeking to take advantage of the early payment discount period for land tax. The Authority’s payment sections at the Treasury Building, Bridgetown; and Holetown, St. James locations will continue to open at …