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About Tax

Ambitious organisations need to consider their tax affairs carefully to gain trust and stay ahead of their competitors.

At Grant Thornton, tax is a key part of our organisation and our award-winning teams can offer you a range of solutions, whatever the size of your business or the challenges you’re facing.

Using a combination of reason and instinct, we can work with you to develop a strategy that helps you both understand and manage your tax liability in a transparent and ethical way.

How we work 

Whether you’re a medium-sized dynamic business or a multinational company, we offer one-to-one access to senior tax people across the globe. Our teams listen closely to your needs and respond quickly with insightful solutions.

Tax Services

At Grant Thornton, our tax professionals guide our clients through the maze of local, regional and international taxation issues. We also provide crucial advice to foreign investors wishing to establish operations in Barbados. Our objective is to help clients maximise their tax efficiency while fulfilling their statutory obligations. Our services include:

Additional services
Tax Planning

We provide tax-planning advice to a wide range of local and international companies and individuals. Apart from providing innovative tax planning advice, we can also assist with obtaining tax concessions for inward investors under the appropriate local legislation.

Transaction Services

Advising on the structuring of transactions and ownership to minimise local and international tax, drawing on the expertise of our global network, where necessary.

Tax Compliance

We provide a wide range of direct and indirect (notably Value Added Tax “VAT”) tax compliance services, which include the following:

  • Tax registration
    We can assist with registration for tax with the Inland Revenue and other statutory bodies.
  • Preparation of corporate and tax returns
    We prepare corporate tax returns required for filing with the Barbados Revenue Authority. Where necessary we apply for an extension of time for filing of these tax returns to avoid any penalties.
  • Notice of assessments
    We receive and review notices of assessment raised by the Barbados Revenue Authority in respect of the tax return filed and advise on further action.
Tax audits and appeal services

We represent and assist our clients in the resolution of all tax audit matters with the Barbados Revenue Authority, including the provision of advice and assistance throughout the objection and appeal process.