Valuation NOT required for land/property Certificate of Compliance

Georgetown, Tuesday, March 27, 2018: The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to announce that with immediate effect, a Valuation is not required when applying for a Certificate of Compliance to transfer land or property by way of sale, gift or tender.This intervention is intended to relieve the procedural strain and burden on the taxpayers. 

However, based on the mandate of the GRA to collect its rightful taxes, and in keeping with the law, Applicants are advised that under Section 7A (3) of the Capital Gains Tax Act, Chapter 81:20, where the Commissioner General being dissatisfied with the amount of consideration stated for the disposal or acquisition of any such property may reject such consideration and substitute therefore the market value of a competent valuer.

GRA wishes to inform the general public that the procedure for obtaining a land/property Certificate of Compliance by way of sale, gift or tender can also be found here.