Sinckler: Don’t Panic
SEPTEMBER 1 IT IS.
The start of the much-talked about social responsibility levy is on course, even as a local tax specialist calls for its implementation to be postponed.
Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler said Barbadians need not worry after the tax comes into existence tomorrow.
‘“There is absolutely no need for any undue concerns. The effective date for the start of the tax is September 1,” Sinckler told the MIDWEEK NATION last night, as Barbadians braced for increases in prices.
The minister said the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) would soon be issuing special guidance notes regarding the levy, that should make its implementation smoother. (BA)
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