Reminders

"The Inland Revenue Department is requesting all taxpayers whose personal information is obsolete, to kindly visit the office at their earliest convenience to facilitate updates"

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The Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) Competent Authority for the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis has revised the filing deadline for FATCA and CRS reporting

The Saint Kitts and Nevis AEOI Competent Authority wishes to advise the Financial Institutions that it is now extending its FATCA reporting deadline for the 2019 reporting period to 30th November 2020.
The Saint Kitts and Nevis AEOI Competent Authority is also extending its CRS reporting deadline for the 2020 reporting period to 30th November 2020.

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Liquor Licence

The St.Kitts and Nevis Government has suspended all Liquor Licence renewals until further notice.

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Liquor Licence

All Liquor Licence renewals start at the Sir Lee Llewelyn Moore Judicial Complex (Court's Cashier.) The stub given there, should be presented to the Inland Revenue Department in order to process the Licence.

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The Due Date for Payment of Property Tax 2020 has been extended to September 30, 2020, as per the initiative outlined in the COVID-19 Stimulus Package 2020"

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Taxpayers are reminded that property tax is due and payable each year, on or before June 30th.

NB All property bills with arrears, must first be queried at the Customer Service Section, before payment is made. Property bills without arrears should be taken directly to the Cashier Section for payment.

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FATCA IGA & ANNEXES

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis signed a Model 1B Inter-governmental Agreement (IGA) with the United States of America on August 31, 2015, to facilitate the reporting of information from the Financial Institutions within its jurisdiction that have registered with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for FATCA purposes.

Under this agreement, the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is required to establish a Competent Authority which will be responsible for maintaining control of the FATCA process and facilitating the information transfer from the Financial Institutions to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Annex I and Annex II to the Model 1B IGA provides guidance on the processes to be employed by the Financial Institutions to review and identify existing and well as new accounts and to report account information where necessary. The Annexes also provide guidance on what entities and accounts may be exempt from the FATCA reporting requirements.

The Model 1B IGA, Annex I and Annex II can be accessed by clicking on the links below:

SKN IGA Model 1B Agreement SKN Alternat as Signed 31 Aug 2015

SKN Annex I to Model 1 Agreement

SKN Annex II to Model 1 Agreement

TIPS
  • The Inland Revenue Department accepts Cash, Personal and Manager’s Cheques, Bank Drafts and Postal Money as forms of payment.  Standing Orders may also be arranged. Taxpayers are asked to note that dishonoured cheques attract a fee of EC$146.60.