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 …

Transition Delays Costing Barbados

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The delay in the Customs Department transitioning into the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is costing the country. This disclosure came from Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, over the weekend as he addressed the annual general meeting of the Customs Brokers at the Small Business Centre in Fontabelle. Mr. Sinckler told the gathering: “What has happened because of those delays is …

Early Closure For BRA’s Treasury Branch

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The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has advised the public that its Treasury Building location will close for business at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, September 22, to facilitate maintenance work. The BRA’s locations at Weymouth, Warrens, Holetown, Oistins and The Pine will continue with normal business hours. Members of the public have been urged to arrange their business accordingly. Any inconvenience …

Tax Payment Deadline Approaching

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Taxpayers are reminded that the second half of their Income Tax payable for the year 2016 is due by Saturday, September 30, 2017. The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised that penalties and interest will be applied if this tax is not paid in full by the deadline. Any 2016 Income Tax payments outstanding after September 30, will not be eligible for the current …

BRA Customer Service Dept. Relocated

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The public is advised that the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has temporarily relocated its Customer Service Department at the Treasury Building to the fourth floor, to facilitate renovation works being carried out on the ground floor. Communications Manager, Carolyn Williams-Gayle, said that the renovations formed part of the Authority’s overall plans to enhance service delivery. “This section is the first point …