The Ministry would like to assure the public that the Inland Revenue Division is working closely with TTPost to ensure that cheques for VAT refunds and income tax refunds will be delivered as previously announced.
The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, wishes to advise that the offices of the IRD, the Customs and Excise Division and the NIB will be open for business from March 31, 2020 to April 15, 2020 and thereafter.
In light of the concerns surrounding possible temporary unemployment during the Covid19 pandemic, the Government wishes to assure the public that it is currently in the process of implementing a temporary Salary Relief Grant of up to $1,500 for a period of up to 3 months.
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is working assiduously to develop strategies to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on this nation. As part of the Government’s Finance Committee the Honourable Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance has revealed a number of measures aimed at alleviating the economic impacts of this virus and provided regular updates as to the nation’s economic situation.