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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

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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.