Reminders

Taxpayers are reminded that property tax is due and payable each year, on or before June 30th.

NB All property bills with arrears, must first be queried at the Customer Service Section, before payment is made. Property bills without arrears should be taken directly to the Cashier Section for payment.

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Vehicle

All vehicle owners whose licence plate ends with 1, must renew their vehicle licence before January 31st. Similarly, if your vehicle licence plate ends with 2, you must renew your vehicle licence before February 29th to avoid interest charges and ticketing fees..

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All insurance companies are reminded that a statement showing the number of policies issued, the value of every policy and any other information required by the Accountant General must accompany the registration fee remittance and the insurance premium remittance. The forms can be found under Form & Guides tab then click on Tax Returns.

 

Liquor Licence

All Liquor Licence renewals start at the Sir Lee Llewelyn Moore Judicial Complex (Court's Cashier.) The stub given there, should be presented to the Inland Revenue Department in order to process the Licence.

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PLACES OF OPERATION AND TRANSFERRING OF LICENCES

A Business Licence is location specific, which means, a licence is required for each place of operation. If the location of the business changes, the owner must notify the Ministry of Finance prior to the move.

 Each place of business chargeable

Where different stores, shops or other premises are kept in the name of one person or firm, a separate licence shall be taken out for each place of business, store, shop or other premises:

Licences are not transferable.

The licence is not transferrable between locations. In addition, a licence is not transferable between licence holders, except in the following cases:.

1. Provided that a business licence to a natural person shall on the death of the licensee be deemed to be transferred to the widow or widower of the licensee, so long as the widow or widower remains unmarried:

2. Provided also that a business licence held and used by a company may be transferred on the sale of the company.

TIPS
  • Payment of outstanding taxes and annual filings of financial statements, including tax returns, are due 3 ½ months following the end of the financial year of every company.