The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) informs taxpayers that, given the lockdown prevailing in Mauritius, those who are unable to submit their return/statement, or effect payment on or before the deadline, will not be charged any penalty or interest for late submission of return/statement or late payment for the following.
1. (i) Payment of customs duty, excise duty and taxes under the Deferred Payment Scheme for goods cleared during the month of February 2020 and for which payments were due by 10 March 2020; and (ii) Bills of Entry not submitted within the statutory time frame as provided under Section 9A (1) of the Customs Act.
2. Returns/statements and payments due by 31 March 2020:
• Submission of CPS Statement & Payment of Tax electronically for quarter ending 31st December 2019 by individuals;
• Submission of APS for quarter ending 31st December 2019 by companies;
• Submission of return and Payment of Tax by companies with accounting year ending in September 2019;
• Remittance of Passenger Fee/Passenger Solidarity Levy;
• Joint electronic PAYE & NPF/NSF return and electronic payment of tax withheld;
• Submission of VAT Return for February 2020 electronically and Payment of Tax electronically; and Monthly Return of TDS and electronic payment of Tax deducted.
3. Returns and payments due on 20 March 2020 by operators of Limited Pay-Out Machines, Casinos, Gaming House, Coin Operated Machines and Amusement Machines.
4.Returns and payments due on 20 March 2020 and 27 March 2020 by Betting operators (Bookmaker conducting fixed odds betting on foreign football, Local pool promoter and Agent of a foreign pool promoter).
For those taxpayers who are in a position to submit their tax returns, the MRA wishes to inform them that they can have recourse to its e-Services to file their returns and effect payment, if any. Let us work together to provide funds to the Government to support the needy in such difficult times.
Kindly note that the head-office of the MRA at Ehram Court, Cnr S. Virgil Naz & Mgr Gonin Streets, Port Louis, is closed to the public.
For tax matters, queries may be emailed on firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling MRA on 207 6000.
For customs matters, queries may be emailed on email@example.com or contact Team Leader, Mr. Naden Vencatachellum, on mobile No. 5 259 6950.
A team of MRA officers is working from their workplace or from home to ensure a smooth running of the core services.