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  1. Land Tax Bill Distribution to Begin in August

    The Barbados Revenue Authority advises that distribution of the Land Tax Bills for the financial year 2022-2023 will begin in August. These bills will bear an issue date of August 15, 2022 and taxpayers will benefit from a 10 per cent discount if payment is made in full within 30 days of the issue date […]

    July 28, 2022BusinessNo comments
  2. Address to Barbadians by Prime Minister Mottley regarding VAT, Electricity and Basket of Goods

    Good afternoon, fellow Barbadians. I address you this afternoon as we face a world that is characterized by a level of uncertainty like nothing that we have experienced in recent decades. This uncertainty started in earnest with the advent of the COVID 19 pandemic, but today has escalated with a whole host of challenges that […]

    July 16, 2022Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Revenue Authority Expands Opening Hours at Pine & Bridge St Mall

    The Barbados Revenue Authority has enhanced its service offerings to the public by lengthening the opening hours at two of its busiest locations from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. The new opening time forms part of the Authority’s customer-centric mandate to continue improving its service delivery. This follows the recent reopening and […]

    June 27, 2022BusinessNo comments
  4. Pine Payment Centre Reopening with Additional Services

    The Barbados Revenue Authority announces that its Pine location will reopen as of Monday, June 13, 2022. Persons are encouraged to make payments online wherever possible. TAMIS payments can be made online at https://tamis.bra.gov.bb and Land Tax payments can be made online at ezpay.gov.bb and using SurePay Online or SurePay physical outlets. Additionally, applications for […]

    June 13, 2022Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Barbados Private Sector Association, (BPSA) issues veiled, lukewarm reply to Budget 2022 from the Mottley Administration

    The Barbados Private Sector Association, (BPSA) being cognizant of the economic and social challenges particularly following the devasting impact of the 2020 pandemic, recognizes the effort of the Barbados Government to introduce measures and strategies for the benefit of individuals, businesses, and the nation as a whole. That there is some austerity in some of […]

    March 16, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. 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
  7. Country-by-Country Reporting Information Sessions Next Month

    Following the enactment of the Income Tax (Country by Country Reporting) Act, 2021-27, the Barbados Revenue Authority will conduct information sessions on the requirements of the legislation in February 2022. The Act which came into effect on 31 December, 2021 is the domestic, legal, and administrative framework to impose and enforce country-by-country reporting requirements on […]

    January 12, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. 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
  9. Barbadians have started to receive their 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) refunds in addition to their 2020 Reverse Tax Credit refunds

    Taxpayers have started to receive their 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) refunds as well as their 2020 Reverse Tax Credit refunds. The Barbados Revenue Authority has indicated that over $20 million in personal income tax (PIT) refunds and over $15 million in 2020 reverse tax credit (RTC) refunds are being paid out. The refunds will […]

    December 2, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. 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
  11. BRA Continues Service Reforms with New Contact Centre Platform

    Persons no longer need to get in line to access customer service assistance at the Barbados Revenue Authority. Last Monday, the tax administration went live with an upgraded contact centre management solution for its operations. Carolyn Williams-Gayle, the Authority’s manager communications and PR indicated that the transition to the new Contact Centre platform is another […]

    October 13, 2021Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  12. BRA’s Customer Service Centre Moves Online Temporarily

    The Barbados Revenue Authority Customer Service Centre will move online temporarily to promote the use of its new Contact Centre. The Authority advises the public, that only cash and cheque payments including those for licensing transactions will be facilitated at our payment locations. For Customer Service queries the public may call our new Contact Centre […]

    October 3, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Barbados Revenue Authority’s Warrens Closure until Wednesday

    Barbadians are advised the Barbados Revenue Authority’s payment and customer service offices in the Warren Towers II building is closed today – Monday 6th September and tomorrow Tuesday 7th September 2021. All other locations will be open for business. Service at the Warrens location is expected to resume on Wednesday 8th September 2021. The Authority […]

    September 6, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. BRA Encourages Land Tax Defaulters to Settle Arrears

    To date, over $400 million in Land Tax arrears remains unpaid to the Barbados Government. In response, the Barbados Revenue Authority (“the Authority“) has ramped up its efforts to encourage property owners to settle their outstanding bills through a payment plan programme. “I advise taxpayers who are constrained financially in clearing their tax debt to […]

    September 1, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. All payment centres of the Barbados Revenue Authority to close early

    Barbadians should be aware all payment centres of the Barbados Revenue Authority will close at 1 p.m. on Friday 16th July 2021 to facilitate a staff meeting. All other sections of the Authority will close at 2:30 p.m. The public is reminded that land tax payments can be made online via the EZpay and SurePay […]

    July 15, 2021BusinessNo comments
  16. Final Tax Clinic at Horatio Cooke Auditorium Tomorrow

    Tomorrow 31st May 2021 concludes the Barbados Revenue Authority’s series of tax clinics held at the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), headquarters on Dalkeith Road. It also brings to a close the extended filing and payment deadline for 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) returns. The clinics form part of the Authority’s ongoing efforts to […]

    May 30, 2021BusinessNo comments
  17. 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
  18. PINE PAYMENT CENTRE TEMPORARILY MOVING TO WARRENS

    The Barbados Revenue Authority advises that the Pine Location will be closed from Tuesday, May 25, 2021 to facilitate building renovations. All Barbados Licensing Authority licensing matters will be facilitated at the Barbados Revenue Authority’s Ground Floor Warrens Tower II Location. The public is advised to await updates as to the timing of the resumption […]

    May 24, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. 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
  20. 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 https://tamis.bra.gov.bb by […]

    March 31, 2021BusinessNo comments
  21. Land Tax Payment Deadline at Month End

    The Barbados Revenue Authority is reminding taxpayers that the deadline for the payment of the 2020-21 Land Tax is Wednesday, 31st March 2021. The Authority is encouraging taxpayers to utilise the online payment facilities available via EZpay+ at ezpay.gov.bb, the Cave Shepherd Card Mobile App, SurePay Online at www.surepaybillsonline.com or the online banking platforms for […]

    March 26, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. 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
  23. Further Operational Changes at Barbados Revenue Authority

    The Barbados Revenue Authority informs the public that in light of the recent COVID-19 directive, only the Bridge Street Mall payment centre will remain open from February 3 to February 17, 2021. Persons can make in-person cash and card transactions from 8:30am-2:00 pm. Please note that all other BRA offices will be working remotely during […]

    February 4, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. 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, surepaybills.com or its physical outlets. The Authority is also looking to expand the payment facility […]

    January 13, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. BRA urges Patience with Vehicle Sticker Reminder

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) reminds the public that registration stickers for privately owned vehicles are issued via the post. Please be informed that the revised process introduced in response to the current pandemic environment remains as follows: Owners of private vehicles are no longer required to visit the Authority’s offices to collect registration stickers. […]

    December 23, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments