Notice From Barbados Revenue Authority

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is advising employers that their January 2019 Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payments due in February 2019 will be accepted without the requisite electronic payment advices. This move is to accommodate corporate and business taxpayers, in light of the new requirement to upload a breakdown of the PAYE for all of their employees in the …

Third-Party Providers Can Now Upload To TAMIS

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Third-party information providers can now use the new Tax Administration Management Information System (TAMIS) to file all relevant statements for the reporting of amounts paid to or received by all resident persons during the 2018 income year. Providers are expected to upload these forms by February 28, 2019, in order for individual taxpayers to file their returns in April 2019. …

BRA Warns Of False Cheques

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised business entities, financial institutions and members of the public to be vigilant when receiving and handling cheques. This warning comes as fraudulent cheques purporting to be from the Authority have been reported. The Authority also advises that cheques should be cashed at commercial banks, and warns that entities which accept cheques as payment do so at their own …

BRA Conducting Land Revaluations

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The Land Valuation and Assessment Department of the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) will be conducting property revaluations around the island beginning this month.  This exercise will run until March 2020. Property owners and residents are asked to note that the Authority’s Valuation Officers will be in the field assessing properties and taking pictures.  The officers will be in uniform and …

Revenue Authority Tax Fair In City On Friday

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The Barbados Revenue Authority will host a Tax Fair this Friday, February 1, in Heroes Square, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Officers will be available to assist with TAMIS registrations and queries, as well as general queries. For more information, persons may visit www.bra.gov.bb . Barbados Revenue Authority See also: READ MORE Notice From Barbados Revenue Authority anemptytextlline READ …

TAMIS Registration Reminder From BRA

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The Barbados Revenue Authority is reminding all taxpayers that they are required to register in the new Tax Administration Management Information System (TAMIS) in order to pay and file their Value Added Tax (VAT), Pay as You Earn (PAYE) and Corporation Income Tax obligations. For persons who are already registered and have submitted paper returns for VAT, PAYE and Corporation …

COTA Executive Council Discusses Tax Priorities

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The Caribbean Organisation of Tax Administrators (COTA) is moving forward with plans for the 25th General Assembly and Technical Conference. Following the two-day meeting of the COTA Executive Council, hosted by the Barbados Revenue Authority, the eight-member group outlined a provisional programme for the conference scheduled for July 2019 in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Tax Administration Jamaica’s representative on …

Extension Granted for Tax Amnesty

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Given the tremendous response to the tax amnesty programme proposed by the Minister of Finance on June 11, 2018, the Barbados Revenue Authority has sought the permission of the Ministry of Finance to extend the application period for the amnesty. The Ministry has agreed and the Authority will be accepting applications until Friday, January 4, 2018. The tax amnesty is intended to …

Revenue Authority Closing Early On Monday

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The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised that it will be closing its offices early on Monday, December 31. The Authority’s payment sections will close at 12:00 noon, and all other offices at 1:00 p.m. It will reopen for business on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Persons are therefore asked to arrange their business accordingly. Barbados Revenue Authority See also: READ MORE …

Students Assisting With TAMIS Registration

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Registration for the Barbados Revenue Authority’s (BRA) TAMIS online system is about to receive a major push with a new project being rolled out in conjunction with the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology (MIST). The pilot, which is under MIST’s Digital Acceleration Ambassador Programme, will see students who are currently receiving a free tertiary education giving back or …