Tax Clearance Certificate

Tags: individual, business, non-resident, tax clearance, tender, residency, work permit

Intrduction

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required by persons for the purpose of

  • Tendering
  • Seeking Citizenship
  • Seeking Residency
  • Extension of a Work Permit

What is needed?

  • Completed form P14 (all questions must be answered)

  • The following, depending on the purpose

Individual
  • Must be a resident of Trinidad and Tobago for tax purposes.
  • Must have a Board of Inland Revenue File Number (BIR#). Where there is no BIR# the procedure for obtaining one must be followed.
  • Must have filed all required Income Tax Returns (6 years) and paid all outstanding taxes (if applicable).
  • Where necessary, Must be interviewed.
Partnership & Joint Ventures
  • Must be locally registered.
  • Must have a Board of Inland Revenue File Number (where there is no Board of Inland Revenue File number, the procedure for obtaining one must be followed).
  • Must submit names and Board of Inland Revenue File Numbers for all partners.
  • The requirements for the individual above applies to each partner.
Company/ Employer
  • Must be locally registered.
  • Must have a Board of Inland Revenue File Number (where there is no Board of Inland Revenue File Number, the procedure for obtaining one must be followed).
  • Must have all required Corporation Tax Returns filed and all outstanding taxes paid, (where applicable).
  • Where necessary, the representative must be interviewed.
Individual
  • All Income Tax Returns must be filed and all outstanding taxes paid (where applicable).
  • Where necessary, must be interviewed.
Self-Employed Person
  • All Income Tax Returns must be filed and all outstanding taxes paid (where applicable).
  • Where necessary, must be interviewed.
Non-Resident
  • All Income Tax Returns must be filed and all outstanding taxes paid (where applicable).
  • Submission of last work permit acquired.
  • Where necessary, must be interviewed.

Where is it available?

This service is available at the following locations

Can this be done online?

Yes, but only if you are already resistered for IRD eServices through TTConnect. Simply log in with your TTConnect username and password.