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Press Releases


Mon, Dec 23 2019
CHANGES TO PERSONAL INCOME TAX RATESEmployers are reminded of the following change related to personal income tax (PIT) as announced in the 2019 Budgetary Proposal and Financial Statement and which will come into effect from January 1, 2020.
Mon, Dec 16 2019
PROPRIETORS REMINDED TO HAVE PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT LICENCE All persons who own places where events such as fĂȘtes and shows will be staged, are reminded that it is compulsory to have a public entertainment licence from the Barbados Revenue Authority.
Wed, Dec 11 2019
File PAYE Returns MonthlyThe Barbados Revenue Authority is reminding employers that there will be no annual PAYE reconciliation return for the income year 2019, as these returns should be filed monthly.
Tue, Dec 10 2019
Corporation Income Tax Prepayment Deadline ApproachingCorporate taxpayers are reminded to make their necessary prepayment for Corporation Income Tax by Monday, December 16, 2019.
Tue, Dec 10 2019
December Prepayment Deadline for Self-Employed Individuals Soon HereThe Barbados Revenue Authority is reminding self-employed individuals that the third prepayment instalment for Personal Income Tax is due on Monday, December 16, 2019.
Fri, Dec 6 2019
Payment and Customer Service Sections Move To Bridge Street MallPayment and Customer Service Sections Move To Bridge Street Mall
Wed, Dec 4 2019
Tax Delinquent Properties Up for SaleThe Barbados Revenue Authority continues to follow through with its promise to pursue land tax defaulters and has listed another series of properties for sale.
Tue, Dec 3 2019
Employees Encouraged to File Reverse Tax Credit ReturnsAll Employees who earned below $25,000 in 2018 should file their Reverse Tax Credit return
Wed, Oct 16 2019
Employers Reminded to File Monthly PAYE for All EmployeesEmployers must file 2019 PAYE monthly. No more PAYE Reconciliation filing
Thu, Oct 10 2019
Avoid the Deadline Rush For StickersWith three weeks remaining before the new deadline for road users to comply with the registration sticker requirement, the Barbados Revenue Authority is urging persons to come in early.
Wed, Oct 9 2019
Land Tax Installment Discount Deadline This MonthProperty owners reminded that October 30, 2019 is the final payment date for the installment discount arrangement.
Tue, Oct 1 2019
Thu, Sep 26 2019
Second-Half Income Tax Deadline Approaching for Employees and PensionersRemaining payments for 2018 Personal Income Tax due September 30, 2019
Thu, Sep 12 2019
Alyssa Tops in Tax Essay CompetitionTop Prize for Essay Competition Goes to Queens College student
Mon, Sep 2 2019
Companies & Self-Employed Reminded of Income Tax PrepaymentsSeptember 15th prepayment deadline approaching for Companies & Self-employed taxpayers
Wed, Jul 31 2019
Update VAT Number Update VAT Number with TAMIS TIN
Tue, Jul 30 2019
Financial Institutions Reminded to Submit for AEOIFI's reminded to submit required info to AEOI portal by July 31, 2019
Tue, Jul 23 2019
Initial Installment Payment For Land Tax Discount Ends FridayThe Barbados Revenue Authority reminds taxpayers that to benefit from the 5% discount granted for early payment on their Land Tax bill through the installment option, the first payment must be made by this Friday, July 26.
Mon, Jul 22 2019
BRA Oistins location reopeningBRA Oistins location reopening
Fri, Jul 19 2019
Wed, Jul 10 2019
Changes to 2019 Personal Income Tax RatesEmployee Declaration Form Available here
Fri, Jul 5 2019
Policy Notes From 2019 Budgetary Proposals AvailablePolicy Notes from 2019 Budgetary Proposal and Financial Statement.
Wed, Jul 3 2019
BRA: READY FOR 2018 AEOI SUBMISSIONSThe Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) web portal is now available for the 2018 submissions from financial insitutions.
Fri, Jun 14 2019
Land Tax Discount Deadline in AugustProperty owners have until the end of August to benefit from the discount on the land tax bills for the year 2019-2020.
Fri, Jun 7 2019
Update VAT Number NOTICEAre you a VAT registrant? Then you need to update receipts, invoices and quotations with your TAMIS TIN.
Thu, Jun 6 2019
Proprietors Reminded To Have Public Entertainment Licence Proprietors Reminded To Have Public Entertainment Licence
Thu, May 30 2019
BRA Taking Filing Constraints Into ConsiderationMindful of the challenges on the part of both employers and employees, the Barbados Revenue Authority will be implementing measures so that employees will not be negatively impacted by their inability to file by May 31.
Thu, May 23 2019
Final Tax Clinics This WeekendFinal Tax Clinics on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
Mon, May 13 2019
Late Filing Penalty Adjusted in TAMISLate Filing Penalty Adjusted in TAMIS
Tue, May 7 2019
Tax Filing Clinics Scheduled For Remainder Of MayTax Filing Clinics Scheduled For Remainder Of May
Fri, Apr 26 2019
EXTENSION GRANTED FOR INCOME TAX FILINGTaxpayers now have until May 31 to file personal income tax for 2018 and to make their requisite tax payments.
Wed, Apr 3 2019
Tue, Mar 26 2019
Pensioners Not Required to Visit BRA Offices for TAMIS RegistrationBRA is working with the NIS & Treasury Department for these registrations
Tue, Mar 12 2019
All Contributory Pensioners to Register in TAMIS Contributory pensioners are required to register in new tax system by March 31, 2019
Thu, Feb 28 2019
BRA Extends Filing Deadline for Third-Party Providers Third-party filing deadline is now March 31, 2019
Fri, Feb 22 2019
Employers Responsible for Employee TINs for Monthly PAYEEmployers must have TINs of employees & have all PAYE info when filing monthly PAYE returns
Wed, Feb 6 2019
Wed, Feb 6 2019
Revaluation Notice The Land Valuation and Assessment Department of the Barbados Revenue Authority will be conducting property revaluations around the island from February 2019.