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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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    Renewal of Driver's Licence

    The Guyana Revenue Authority is no longer issuing Drivers’ Permit to local drivers while their new licence is being processed.

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    VAT and Computers, Computer printers

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) hereby advises that in accordance with the amendments to the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Act, the following which are linked to computers, computer parts, components and printers must be treated as exempt from VAT:

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    Motor Vehicle Registration - Transfer Process

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to advise the general public that the process for Motor Vehicle transfers (effective February 1, 2017), has been simplified.

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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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