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Budget Measures and Legislative Changes

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to inform the general public that the new tax measures proposed in Budget 2017 will take effect after the new proposed legislations are assented to...

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    Income Tax Amendment
    In keeping with the new budget measures announced for 2017, the following amendments and changes as they relate to the “rate of tax” and “statutory deductions” or “free pay” for Pay as You Earn (PAYE) employees and self-employed individuals are to be eective January 1, 2017 (Year of Assessment 2018).

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    Zero-Rated Supplies

    "...the following is the new list of zero-rated supplies as contained in Schedule 1 to the Act. These amendments will take effect from February 1, 2017."

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    Exempt Supplies

    "...the following is the new list of Exempt supplies as contained in Schedule 11 to the Act. These amendments will take eect from February 1, 2017."

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    Exempt Supplies Continued

    "...the following is the continued list of Exempt supplies as contained in Schedule 11 to the Act. These amendments will take eect from February 1, 2017."

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    VAT Reduction and other related changes effective February 1, 2017

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to advise that the Value-Added Tax (Amendment) Regulations will come into operation on February 01, 2017 when the VAT rate will be reduced from 16% to 14%.

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    Notice to Companies: Reduction in Corporation Tax| introduction of Dual Taxes

    The Guyana Revenue Authority wishes to advise the general public that as a result of the measures in the 2017 Budget, the rate of Corporation Tax has been revised for  non-commercial companies from thirty percent (30%) to twenty-seven and one half percent (27.5%)....

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    Withholding Tax exemption on savings interest for aged and incapacitated persons

    Persons who have attained the age of sixty-ve years or are incapacitated by illness or inrmity shall be granted exemption from paying twenty percent (20%) Withholding Tax on interest earned on savings accounts, where their total income earned does not exceed seven hundred and twenty thousand dollars ($720,000).
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    Travel Tax increase to take effect February 1

    The increase in Travel Tax from $2,500 to $3,500 will take effect from February 1, 2017. The new tax follows amendment to Section 56(2) of the Tax Act, Cap. 80:01...

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Welcome!!

 Commissioner GeneralGodfreyStatia

Since its establishment in the year 2000, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has evolved and continues to evolve, increasing its infrastructure and technical  capacity.

The GRA's website has been designed to cater to your online needs as it relates to accessing information on taxation matters.You can access the latest updates  on what's happening within the agency, download forms, and for those persons who require information on the taxes administered by the agency, you can check the categories listed on the left panel of our website. 

Importers and Exporters who transact business with the GRA in foreign currencies can check every month for the full list of the Rates of Exchange, below. 

We also encourage you to participate in our regular Polls, to let us know how our services are benefiting you. If you wish to give us your own feedback, you can visit our Feedback or Contact Page or visit our Facebook Page.

If you have a tax query, we encourage you to call our Tax Advisory Services Section on 592-227-6060 extensions 1201-1204 or visit us at 200-201 Camp Street, Georgetown for a one-on-one discussion.

Additionally, for your convenience, you can send your queries to our email addresses at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and an Officer will respond to your query.

We hope you enjoy our website.

 

Sincerely,
Mr. Godfrey Statia
Commissioner-General 

Exchange Rates

Effective January 1, 2017 :-
CountryGuyana Dollar
European Union217.80
Eastern Caribbean76.48
Suriname27.84
Trinidad & Tobago30.53
United Kingdom255.16
United States of America206.50

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227-6060 extensions: 1201-1204
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