Saturday 4 July, 2020

Gov't resumes 'voluntary' collection of property tax forms

Government has resumed collection of the property tax valuation return forms on a voluntary basis.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance on Monday, from Monday June 12 to Friday July 14, 2017, the Offices of the Valuation Division throughout Trinidad and Tobago will be open to resume collection of completed Valuation Return Forms from owners or agents of land in Trinidad and Tobago, together with copies of as many supporting documents as possible, on a voluntary basis.

Forms can be returned to the following offices:

Port of Spain

109 Henry Street, Port of Spain

Tunapuna & Arima

25-27 Eastern Main Road, Arouca

Sangre Grande

Corner Brierley and Henderson Streets, Sangre Grande

Chaguanas

206, Caroni Savannah Road, Charlieville, Chaguanas

Rio Claro & San Fernando

29-31, Point-a-Pierre Road, Palms Club Building, San Fernando

Point Fortin

Techier Road, Point Fortin

Siparia

Siparia Administrative Complex, High Street, Siparia

Tobago

Caroline Building, No. 2 Hamilton Street, Scarborough, Tobago

Finance Building, Eric Williams Financial Complex

Independence Square, Port of Spain (Entrance on Edward Street)

 

Copies of any supporting documents from the list below can be attached to the form:

Deed/RPO Certificate of Title

Land Survey Plan

Previous Land and Building Taxes receipt for property identified

Photograph of exterior of the property

Sketch of building

Site Plan

Building Plan

Rent/Lease agreement

Completion Certificate

WASA Bill (no more than 3 months old)

T&TEC Bill (no more than 3 months old

Town & Country Planning Approval (Status of Land)

Town & Country Approved Use (Change of use)

 

Valuation Return Forms may be collected from any Office of the Valuation Division, Head Office of the Ministry of Finance, any District Revenue Office or downloaded from www.finance.gov.tt/propertytax

The Finance Ministry reminds citizens that this data collection exercise is voluntary and that "failure to submit the Valuation Return Form and/or supporting documents and the choice not to supply all the information requested during the period of this data collection exercise will not attract any sanctions".

The Commissioner of Valuations apologises to the public for any inconvenience caused by the suspension of the data collection exercise over the past few days and thanks the public for its continued co-operation.

Persons needing more information can call the Ministry on 612-9700 option #7.

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