• Electronic Tax Administration

    We therefore invite you to use our new information system which provides fast, efficient and user friendly services.

  • e-Tax Administration

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is offering a number of services by internet that will be fast, convenient, uncomplicated, free, safe and secure.

  • Tax Calendar

    These Tax Calendars have the due dates for the Calendar Year.

FAQ

What Is Income Tax and why is it payable?

Income tax was first introduced in Barbados in 1921. In 1969 a new act with regulations took effect. These, as amended overtime, are still enforce in the form of the Income Tax Act Cap. 73, Laws of Barbados. Read More

Can I deduct my National Insurance Contributions?

No, National Insurance Contributions deducted from the wages or salary of an employees are not allowable for income tax purposes. Read More

Are the National Insurance Contributions of a self employed person tax deductible?

As with an employee, the National Insurance Contributions of a self-employed person are not tax deductible. Read More

News and Events

1 Sept

NOTICE TO EMPLOYERS 2013

The implementation of a Consolidation Tax from September 1, 2013, here is some RELEVANT INFORMATION for employers. Read More

10 Nov

THIRD PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS

Your attention is hereby drawn to Section 67(ll) of the Income Tax Act, Cap. 73 Read More

Nov 2010

ALL EMPLOYERS YEAR-END ADJUSTMENT FOR TAXABLE NATIONAL INSURANCE BENEFITS

Where an employer has paid an employee his/her full salary/wages for a period for which the employee is due to receive a taxable National Insurance Benefit payment, and the employer is subsequently reimbursed with the NIS payment... Read More

April 2014

TAX TIP

Corporations are advised that they must ensure that all the relevant fields on the prescribed 2013 corporation tax returns are completed to allow for the processing of the returns by the Department. Read More

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