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    Fake Guyana Revenue Authority Facebook account created- general public urged to take caution

    It has been brought to the attention of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), that a fake Facebook page has been created, purporting to act officially as the GRA’s Facebook Page. The said perpetrator(s) has/have so far made comments on the Facebook page of the Department of Public Information.

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    GRA closely monitoring the reduction in VAT rate on prices of goods and services

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has observed that notwithstanding the reduction in the VAT rate from 16% to 14% there has not been any incremental reduction in the prices of standard rated goods and services as intended by the 2017 budget measures.

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    Registration of Heavy Duty Vehicles/ Equipment

    The general public is hereby notified that the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has commenced an exercise to have all heavy duty vehicles/ equipment that were imported and in use, to be registered in keeping with Section 5 of the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act, Chapter 51:02.

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    Systems in place for the effective implementation of used tyre restriction on imports

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to remind the general public, particularly tyre importers, dealers, resellers, and retailers, that USED TYRES was RESTRICTED from April 1, 2017 in accordance with Part II of the Second Schedule to the Customs Act (List of Restricted Imports).

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    Imported motor vehicles with used tyres not in conformity with stipulated standard will attract fines - effective June 1, 2017

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) hereby informs vehicle importers and the general public that effective June 1, 2017, persons importing vehicles with used tyres including the spare, which do not conform to the stipulated standards set out following the recently amended Laws will be required to pay fines for each tyre not in conformity.

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Exchange Rates

Effective June 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
AustraliaDollar153.73
ArgentinaPeso12.80
AustriaEuro232.21
BahamasDollar206.50
BarbadosDollar103.25
BelgiumEuro232.21
BelarusRouble102.86
BrazilReal63.68
ChinaYuan30.27
CanadaDollar152.88
ColombiaPeso0.07
DenmarkKroner31.21
European UnionEuro232.21
Eastern CaribbeanDollar76.48
FranceEuro232.21
GermanyDeutsche Mark232.21
Hong KongDollar26.50
ItalyEuro232.21
IndiaRupees3.20
JamaicaDollar1.60
JapanYen1.87
MexicoPeso11.04
NigeriaNaira0.66
North KoreaWon0.23
NorwayKroner24.52
Netherlands (Holland)Euro232.21
Netherlands (Antilles)Guilders115.36
New ZealandDollars146.56
PortugalEuro232.21
QatarRial56.71
RussiaRouble3.64
SingaporeDollars149.27
SpainEuro232.21
South AfricaRand15.66
South KoreaWon0.18
SurinameDollars27.43
SwedenKroner23.13
SwitzerlandFranc213.44
TaiwanDollars6.87
Trinidad TobagoDollar30.60
UkraineHryvan7.85
United KingdomPounds Sterling266.59
United States of AmericaDollars206.50
United Arab Emirates (UAE)Dirham56.22
VenezuelaBolivar20.44

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 June 1, 2017 :-
CountryGuyana Dollar
European Union232.21
Eastern Caribbean76.48
Suriname27.43
Trinidad & Tobago30.60
United Kingdom266.59
United States of America206.50

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