The Honourable Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance, has taken note of information in the public domain regarding the waiver of taxes on computers and wishes to confirm that the required legal orders for the zero-rating for Value Added Tax (VAT) and the remission (waiver) of Online Purchase Tax (OPT) on laptop computers. VAT Order Waiver…
The Minister of Finance, the Honourable Colm Imbert M.P., wishes to advise that the 2021 National Budget will be presented in the House of Representatives on Monday 5th October, 2020.
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE -FINANCIAL SECTOR REGULATORS ON “PYRAMID SCHEMES” MARKETED IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
The Financial System Regulatory Authorities: the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), the Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (FIU) and the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) are jointly issuing this Advisory to the public to be cautious about entering into ventures commonly referred to as “pyramid schemes”.
VAT Registrants are reminded that the Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) continues to accept applications for VAT Bonds. Application forms can be accessed at the Inland Revenue Division’s (IRD) website at www.ird.gov.tt. These forms must be completed online, printed, signed and e-mailed to VATBonds@ird.gov.tt.
The Customs and Excise Division has become aware of numerous complaints re: charges applied to items purchased by members of the public and imported via Express Consignment Cargo Reporters (Courier companies). To ensure greater understanding of the calculation of these charges, a breakdown is provided within.
MEDIA RELEASE: Payment of Compensation to Property Owners in the Construction of a New Terminal and Associated Works at the A.N.R Robinson International Airport, Tobago.
The Minister of Finance, the Honourable Colm Imbert, M.P., in conjunction with the Honourable Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, Assemblyman Ancil Dennis, wishes to advise that approval has been granted for the payment of compensation to a further twelve (12) of the property owners in Tobago, whose properties are being acquired for…
The Minister of Finance, the Honourable Colm Imbert M.P., wishes to advise that the Ministry of Finance today achieved a very successful US$500 million Republic of Trinidad and Tobago International Bond Issue.