Sinckler: Banks’ Action Unfortunate

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“Unfortunate and unwarranted” is how Finance Minister, Christopher Sinckler, has described a decision by local banks to suspend work on transactions for real estate and related activities. Their action comes amid concerns over recent amendments to the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) Act, which requires a Tax Clearance Certificate to be issued by the BRA in order to complete these processes. …

Income Tax Filing Date Extended

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised taxpayers that the filing date for income tax has now been extended to Wednesday, May 10. Income tax forms may be completed online at www.etax.bra.gov.bb. Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) See also: READ MORE BRA To Host TAMIS Tax Filing Clinics anemptytextlline READ MORE Taxpayers Encouraged To File Early anemptytextlline READ MORE Barbados Revenue Authority: …

BRA Warning Of False Cheques

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has advised business entities, financial institutions and members of the public to be extra vigilant, as fraudulent cheques purporting to be from the Authority have been reported. According to a statement from the BRA, all financial institutions have been alerted to this issue, and  advised that cheques should be cashed at commercial banks. “Entities who accept such …

Revenue Authority Notice For Taxpayers

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has advised taxpayers who have not seen their 2016 Income Tax Form online that they should update their registry information. To do so, they should click the update registry button and follow the prompts. For more information, visit the website www.bra.gov.bb. joycspring@gmail.com See also: READ MORE BRA To Host TAMIS Tax Filing Clinics anemptytextlline READ …

BRA Hosting Free Tax Clinics

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For the next five Saturdays, taxpayers can receive free assistance with filing their income tax returns, when the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) hosts a series of tax clinics at Community Resource Centres around the island. Communications Officer at the BRA, Erica Lazare, said the tax clinics will be held at several centres each week, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. “Six resource centres …

Third-Party Providers Must Update Schema

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has advised all third-party information providers that the facilities for filing web forms and uploading files to the Authority’s database are ready for use, and an updated XML Schema for 2016 filing is available for download from www.bra.gov.bb. Manager, Communications and PR with the BRA, Carolyn Williams-Gayle, stressed that it was necessary for third-party providers …

Tax Amnesty To End February 15

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has reminded all taxpayers that the Tax Amnesty Programme will end next Wednesday, February 15. The programme is in respect of the following taxes where 100 per cent of penalty and interest is waived: Income Tax, Corporation Tax, PAYE, Value Added Tax and Land Tax. Taxpayers who wish to benefit from the Amnesty are required to …

Pine Reopens For Licensing Payments

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Barbadians can again use the Pine location for licensing payments, after a substantial renovation of the facility over the past several months. The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) reopened its Pine doors on Monday after an almost eight–month closure to facilitate an upgrade to the infrastructure. The BRA’s Communications Officer, Erica Lazare, expressed pleasure that the renovation had been completed as …

BRA Oistins Branch Reopened

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised that its Southern Plaza, Oistins location has reopened for business, and payments for all major taxes may be made at that branch. Taxpayers may utilise the Authority’s Oistins location for VAT, Land Tax, Licensing and Income Tax payments. See also: READ MORE BRA To Host TAMIS Tax Filing Clinics anemptytextlline READ MORE Taxpayers Encouraged To File Early …

BRA To Reopen Pine Payment Location

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The Barbados Revenue Authority’s Pine payment location will reopen next Monday, November 28. This reopening follows the completion of a refurbishment of the facility. However, the Pine branch will only handle payments associated with the Barbados Licensing Authority. The opening hours are 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Mondays to Fridays. Barbados Revenue Authority See also: READ MORE BRA To Host TAMIS Tax Filing …