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  1. Barbados Revenue Authority: 2022 Filing Templates Available for Download

    The Barbados Revenue Authority informs employers that the Microsoft Excel template used to file monthly Pay As You Earn (PAYE) returns for the income year 2022, is now available. In addition, entities that deduct Withholding Tax are advised that the 2022 template is available to file their monthly Withholding Tax returns. These third-party templates, utilised […]

    February 5, 2022BusinessNo comments
  2. Barbarbados Revenue Authority reminds CIT Prepayment Deadline Approaching

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding corporate taxpayers with a fiscal year end anytime between October 01 and December 31, that their prepayment obligation for Corporate Income Tax (CIT) is due on December 15, 2021. The Authority encourages taxpayers to make their CIT payments online in TAMIS. Additionally, over-the-counter transactions can be conducted at […]

    December 13, 2021EventsNo comments
  3. Late Opening for Revenue Authority on Friday Morning

    The Barbados Revenue Authority advises the public that all of its offices will open for business at 9:30 am on Friday 29th October 2021. The Authority reminds taxpayers that payments for all income and value added taxes can be made online in TAMIS.¬†Additionally, payments for land tax can be made online via the EZpay and […]

    October 28, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. DR’s Vice President highlights 14.3% expansion in manufacturing sector

    Santo Domingo’s Vice President reported yesterday according to Central Bank statistics the local manufacturing sector experienced a year-on-year expansion of 14.3% in the first half of the year, making it the third fastest growing activity in the entire Dominican economy. She assured that President Luis Abinader is committed to promote new opportunities in industry. The […]

    September 8, 2021BusinessNo comments
  5. Premier Mark Brantley signs historic 3-year movie deal for Nevis

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley inked a groundbreaking three-year multi-picture production deal with MSR Media that will see more than a dozen movies being filmed on Nevis over the next 36 months. The Premier announced; “I am happy to report some exceptionally good news for Nevis. We are making significant strides to diversify the Nevisian economy […]

    May 28, 2021CinemaNo comments
  6. BRA Starts In-person Tax Clinics at Horatio Cooke Auditorium

    Everyday from Tuesday, May 25 to Monday, May 31, 2021, taxpayers will be able to access free tax filing assistance. This comes as the Barbados Revenue Authority, with the support of the National Union of Public Workers, starts in-person Tax Filing Clinics at the Union’s headquarters in Dalkeith Hill. All Tax Clinics are scheduled from […]

    May 25, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Dominican Republic’s Interior & Police Minister says alcoholic beverages takeout is allowed, Decree 171-21 bans the sale

    Contrary to what had initially been announced, now the Ministry of Interior and Police’s alcoholic beverages control agency says that businesses are authorized to sell alcoholic beverages as long as these are for takeout and are not consumed where they are purchased. Decree 171-21 states that the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages is banned […]

    April 7, 2021OddityNo comments
  8. Personal Income Tax Filing Season Has Begun

    Taxpayers are advised that the 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) return is available for filing. All self-employed persons, employees who earned above $25,000 last year as well as pensioners with an annual income above $40,000 are required to file a personal income tax return. The return must be filed online in TAMIS at by […]

    March 31, 2021BusinessNo comments
  9. Employers Advised to Download 2021 Monthly PAYE Template

    The Barbados Revenue Authority informs employers that a Microsoft Excel template which can be used to file their monthly Pay As You Earn (PAYE) returns for income year 2021, is now available. The template, which is utilised when selecting the bulk e-filing option in a PAYE return, is especially useful to employers who have more […]

    February 10, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. New Online Process for Vehicle Registration and Commercial Renewal

    Effective Monday 11th January 2021, the Barbados Revenue Authority will process first-time vehicle registrations for private and commercial motor vehicles as well as registration renewals for commercial vehicles online only. Payments will be facilitated through the SurePay online payment platform, or its physical outlets. The Authority is also looking to expand the payment facility […]

    January 13, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. eCommerce takes rapid strides: As Operational Changes at the Barbados Revenue Authority run 6th to 14th Jan 2021

    With effect from Wednesday, January 6 to Thursday, January 14, 2021, the functions of the Barbados Revenue Authority walk-in Customer Services section will be performed online and by telephone. The Authority advises that payments for PAYE, VAT, Personal Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Betting and Gaming and Withholding Tax can be made online in TAMIS by […]

    January 8, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. BRA Paying 2019 Tax Refunds

    Following the conclusion of the processing of Reverse Tax Credits (RTC) and all Personal Income Tax (PIT) refunds for the year 2019, taxpayers have started to receive their tax refunds. The Barbados Revenue Authority in its continuing efforts to improve service delivery, has moved away from printing cheques to paying refunds electronically. As the disbursement […]

    December 1, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. BRA Reminds Overseas Property Owners to Submit Email Address

    Due to delays with the delivery of international mail, the Barbados Revenue Authority is urging property owners overseas to request a copy of their 2020-2021 Land Tax bills via email. Property owners should visit the Authority’s website at to download and complete a Change of Land Tax Mailing Address form, which should then be […]

    November 25, 2020BusinessNo comments
  14. Ensure Banking Details in TAMIS Are Up-to-Date

    The Barbados Revenue Authority is advising taxpayers to ensure their banking information is accurate and up-to-date in TAMIS. Up-to-date information aids in the quicker disbursement of tax refunds to the public via the electronic transfer of funds to their chosen bank or credit union accounts. Persons should therefore log into their TAMIS accounts and select […]

    September 25, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Employers Reminded to Include Employment Start Dates for PAYE

    The Barbados Revenue Authority is reminding employers to file their monthly Pay As You Earn (PAYE) returns, also ensuring they pay attention to the employment start dates of their employees. When filing PAYE, employers should enter January 1 and the reporting year. For example, if they are filing any PAYE return for 2020, the employment […]

    August 11, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. How To Use EZpay Plus

    This short video explains how to log in, register and pay on the EZpay Plus, the Government of Barbados’ payment platform. To sign-in or register go to See more by visiting their website – or Facebook page – or see us on Instagram – or hear us on Soundcloud – […]

    January 8, 2020Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. BRA Reminder for Income Tax Prepayments

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) wishes to remind corporate and self-employed taxpayers to make the relevant prepayments for Corporate Income Tax and Personal Income Tax respectively. Corporate taxpayers with fiscal years ending anytime between January 1 and September 30 have a prepayment due date of September 15, 2019, while those with year ends between October […]

    September 5, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Employers are asked to note the following changes related to personal income tax as announced in the 2019 Budgetary Proposal and Financial Statement and which came into effect from July 1, 2019. The first income tax band will be up to $50,000 and taxed at a rate of 12.5% while the second tax band on […]

    July 10, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Taxpayers now have until May 31 to file personal income tax for 2018 and to make their requisite tax payments. The Barbados Revenue Authority has deferred the cut-off date for filing in response to entities in both the public and private sector, indicating issues they have been experiencing with uploading requisite information in TAMIS. This […]

    April 29, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  20. BRA Working With Developer to Rectify TAMIS Website Issue

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is currently experiencing a technical issue in relation to the TAMIS website which has been hampering the registration process. Manager Communications and PR, Carolyn Williams-Gayle said the Authority was working with the system developer to rectify the issue. “We do understand the frustration this timeout issue is causing to the […]

    January 15, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. Investors to Receive Interest Payments by January 11th

    The Central Bank of Barbados advises that there has been a delay in making interest payments due on December 31, 2018 to some holders of Government Securities. The Bank anticipates that all payments should be received by Friday, January 11, 2019. “We apologise for the delay that persons have been experiencing in receiving their interest,” […]

    January 8, 2019BusinessNo comments
  22. Merry Christmas from The B.R.A – Amnesty still has a few days left…

    Don’t forget? Tax Amnesty concludes 31st December! Make sure to register early with TAMIS and avoid penalties…

    December 26, 2018Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Bajans Dodge Bullet, for now… New Start Date for Upper Income Tax Band

    Employers are asked to note that the Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment has changed the effective date of the new upper income tax band from July 1, 2018 to August 1, 2018. The introduction of a new upper income tax band of 40% relates to those whose assessable incomes are greater than $75,001. […]

    July 7, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. BRA Gives Extension for Tax Payment & Filing Deadlines in New System

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is granting both a filing and payment extension to corporate and business taxpayers regarding their June 2018 tax obligations in the BRA’s recently launched, Tax Administration Management Information System (TAMIS). The extension deadline for these tax returns and related payments is now June 30, 2018 and taxpayers are being urged […]

    June 24, 2018BusinessNo comments
  25. Barbados Revenue Authority planning an aggressive recovery of overdue fees

    April in Barbados like many places in the world is the time to settle outstanding taxes, and the new Umbrella group – the Barbados Revenue Authority – plan to seriously flag and recoup from defaulters. Both acting Commissioner Wayne Forde and Manager of Communications and PR, Mrs Carolyn Williams Gayle, were on hand to directly […]

    April 9, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments