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  1. NIA bringing relief to non-national community on Nevis with amnesty on arrears for work permits and residencies, reduced fees, other policies

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley says their amnesty for arrears of payment for work permits, annual residency and visa extensions which took effect as of Friday 01st July 2022, is intended to bring relief to the non-national community living and working in Nevis. The amnesty, which the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) announced in June 2022, allows […]

    July 5, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. Reducing the Impact of Illegal Gun Ownership in Barbados

    The Barbados Government recently held an amnesty for illegal firearms, during which 32 guns were handed into police stations. Although this is a positive result, without tracking down the original source of these weapons, and dealing with aggressive and violent criminal behaviour, the death toll from guns will not be reduced.  Legitimate gun ownership is a […]

    May 28, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    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, […]

    January 1, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding individuals and businesses owing outstanding taxes, to take advantage of the Tax Amnesty before the deadline of December 31, 2018. The taxes eligible are Value Added Tax (VAT), Land Tax, Income Tax, including P.A.Y.E., and Corporation Tax. The waiver of penalty and interest will apply to taxes owed […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Tax Amnesty Drawing to a Close

    Bajan taxpayers have less than a week to participate in the Revenue Authority’s Amnesty programme which draws to a close on November 30, 2017. The amnesty was announced in May during the Minister of Finance’s Budgetary Proposal as an additional period for taxpayers to benefit from the waiver of penalties and interest on taxes owed […]

    November 23, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments