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    Caribbean Organisation of Tax Administrators (COTA) 2017 Essay Competition

    In an effort to stimulate interest in taxation matters and to encourage youths within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to become knowledgeable about tax administration, the Caribbean Organisation of Tax Administrators (COTA) in collaboration with the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) invites submissions for COTA’s Fifth Essay Competition.
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    Calculations for the Importation of Motor Vehicles Available
    The following serves as a guide for persons importing motor vehicles  FOUR YEARS & OLDER or UNDER Four Years (from the date of manufacture to the date of importation).

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    VAT Registrants must ensure documents are in place to accelerate Refunds Verification process

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), in its quest to ensure that VAT Refunds are processed and paid to VAT Registrants in a timely manner, is urging Registrants to aid in this process by ensuring that all records are in place when requested thereby ensuring the VAT Refund verification process is not stymied.  

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    Group allegedly impersonating GRA staff, GLDA Officials

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has received a number of reports from taxpayers within Regions 3 (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara), 4 (Demerara/Mahaica), 5 (Mahaica/Berbice) and 6 (East Berbice/Corentyne),  that a group of persons are visiting the areas posing as GRA/Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) Officials. 

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    Trusted Trader Programme - Criteria for New Applicants

    The Guyana Revenue Authority is launching a pilot to implement the Trusted Trader Programme, which is a variant of the World Customs Organization’s (WCO’s) Authorized Economic Operator (AEO). The programme in its initial stages will mainly target companies that have numerous transactions with the GRA for “Trusted Trader” status.

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Exchange Rates

Effective March 1, 2017, the following shall be the rates of exchange for the purpose of the provision to Section 22(1) (a) of the Customs Act, Chapter 82:01:-

COUNTRYCURRENCY UNITGUYANA DOLLAR
AustraliaDollar158.77
ArgentinaPeso13.34
AustriaEuro219.42
BahamasDollar206.50
BarbadosDollar103.25
BelgiumEuro219.42
BelarusRouble102.86
BrazilReal66.38
ChinaYuan30.06
CanadaDollar155.91
ColombiaPeso0.07
DenmarkKroner29.52
European UnionEuro219.42
Eastern CaribbeanDollar76.48
FranceEuro219.42
GermanyDeutsche Mark219.42
Hong KongDollar26.60
ItalyEuro219.42
IndiaRupees3.10
JamaicaDollar1.62
JapanYen1.85
MexicoPeso10.33
NigeriaNaira0.66
North KoreaWon0.23
NorwayKroner24.71
Netherlands (Holland)Euro219.42
Netherlands (Antilles)Guilders115.36
New ZealandDollars149.35
PortugalEuro219.42
QatarRial56.71
RussiaRouble3.53
SingaporeDollars147.65
SpainEuro219.42
South AfricaRand15.79
South KoreaWon0.18
SurinameDollars27.38
SwedenKroner22.93
SwitzerlandFranc206.19
TaiwanDollars6.72
Trinidad TobagoDollar30.71
UkraineHryvan7.59
United KingdomPounds Sterling256.97
United States of AmericaDollars206.50
United Arab Emirates (UAE)Dirham56.23
VenezuelaBolivar20.66

The notification under Section 22 (2)(c) of the Customs Act, Chapter 82:01 last published by the Commissioner-General, Guyana Revenue Authority in the Official Gazette is hereby superseded.

The above rates of exchange are published solely for the purpose of Customs collection and may not correspond with the rates of exchange, which the Commercial Banks employ in the course of their business.

 Mr. Godfrey Statia

Commissioner - General

  

Exchange Rates

Effective March 1, 2017 :-
CountryGuyana Dollar
European Union219.42
Eastern Caribbean76.48
Suriname27.38
Trinidad & Tobago30.71
United Kingdom256.97
United States of America206.50

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