25 March 2020 – Extensions on annual tax return deadlines

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Finance

Overview: Extension of annual tax returns deadlines and tax waivers on some transactions
Full details here: https://builtaccounting.com/gra-extends-annual-tax-returns-deadlines-in-the-face-of-covid-19/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Due to the restrictions to movement and its impact on business, these fiscal measures are to prevent the spread of the virus as well as protect tax payers in their bid to satisfy their tax obligations.