St. Kitts

About Us

The Tax Reform Unit was established in January 2009 with the responsibility for the management of the Tax Reform and Modernization Programme for the Federation of St. Christopher & Nevis.

The Tax Reform Unit activities are primarily focused on the following:

  • Managing the implementation of the re-designed tax system
  • Tax legislative analysis and simplification
  • Organisational structures re-design
  • The provision of training and capacity building in tax administration departments
  • The provision of technical assistance in the reform process
  • Re-engineering of tax administration business processes and procedures
  • The re-tooling of the tax administration departments to enhance their E-Readiness & E-Governance
  • Advocating the incorporation of technology solutions into the tax compliance process of businesses
  • Soliciting and incorporating stakeholders’ recommendations in the re-design of the tax system to attain fairness, progressivity and stimulate business development


Tax Tips

Penalties for Filing Late Returns and Payments

VAT registrants are reminded that the penalty for late filing is $100 per month or part thereof and the penalty for late payment is 10% of the tax due, plus 1.25% interest monthly.