St. George's Grenada, 18th March, 2020: The Inland Revenue Division (IRD) of the Ministry of Finance is taking the necessary precautions to protect taxpayers and its staff against any case of the COVID- 19.
In this regard the public is asked to take note of the following:
Individuals with flu-like symptoms, should not visit the Division and or any of the District Revenue Offices, including Carriacou and Petite-Martinique.
Arrangements are being finalised to facilitate online payments. Additional, information would be provided shortly on this initiative.
To avoid crowding at the IRD, customers are encouraged to make use of the Revenue Offices around the State, to pay and file your taxes before the deadline. Additionally, there would be managed entry to the IRD, a tent has been setup on the outside (carenage side) with seating to control crowding within the building.
Hands will be sanitized on entry to the Division and protective measures in line with the required social distancing will be implemented to allow only a limited number of customers to enter the Cashiering and Taxpayer’s Service areas at any given time.
Door handles, hand rails and other surfaces will be sanitized intermittently by cleaning staff during the work day.
Taxpayers are advised to utilize the cheque boxes provided to deposit cheque payments and drop off boxes for the collection of accurately completed Income Tax and Annual Stamp Tax Returns.
The IRD will be suspending its assistance with filling out Personal Income Tax forms. Taxpayers can log on to the IRD’s website www.ird.gd to view a video guide on completion of tax returns.
Taxpayers are also encouraged to scan and email all documents where possible to gndird@ ird.gd.
The Inland Revenue Division remains committed to facilitate the platforms necessary for the compliance of taxpayers during this crisis period and urge public co-operation in this regard.
Inland Revenue Division