MRA Mauritius

Commerce Online: How to Calculate Customs Fees?

More and more Mauritians yield to the temptation to purchase various items on the net. Different international sites offer products that can be shipped to Mauritius.

03 Apr 2012,

Taxes: 20,000 Papers Already Submitted Electronically

The officers of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) will be in 16 centers across the island this weekend between 8 am and 30 16 hours to help taxpayers meet their tax forms electronically.

23 Mar 2012,

VAT: Rebate Program on Agro Equipment Coming Into Operation

The government had introduced a measure in terms of value-added tax to ease the operation cost of sugar cane growers, horticulturists and breeders of cattle and pigs.

28 Feb 2012,

MRA: 80% of "Returns" Over the Internet

Since Wednesday, taxpayers can file their tax returns. The Director General of the Mauritius Revenue Authority, Sudhamo Lall, wants once again to focus on e-filing.

16 Feb 2012,

MRA: VAT Registration Incentive Scheme

To retrieve those who are not VAT registered, the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has come up with the VAT Registration Incentive Scheme (VRIS).

08 Feb 2012,

MRA uncovers Rs 10 m scam

In a bid to curb corruption within the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA), the internal affairs director Sharda Dindoyal initiated an investigation that covered over 200 officers on corruption cases. A woman was fired after the investigation. Some have received warnings, while others have been advised to take early retirement. The officers, are suspected of receiving [...]

31 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily

MRA Chalks out Billboard Tax

Budget 2012 introduced a Rs 30,000 to Rs 70,000 Advertising Structure Fee, commonly known as Billboard Tax on every advertising structure, to be collected by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) by January 31 every year.

27 Jan 2012,

MRA chalks out billboard tax

Budget 2012 introduced a Rs 30,000 to Rs 70,000 Advertising Structure Fee, commonly known as Billboard Tax on every advertising structure, to be collected by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) by January 31 every year. The MRA recently sorted the fee structure according to the billboard size. “The permission of the Road Development Authority (RDA) [...]

27 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily

Fiscalité – Impôts: Les Formulaires Disponibles à Partir de Février

C’est bientôt l’heure pour les contribuables de se mettre en règle avec le fisc. La Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) a déjà tout mis en place.

22 Jan 2012,

La MRA Déboutée par la Cour Suprême

La Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) a perdu son appel en Cour suprême contre 20 hôtels et restaurants.

22 Jan 2012,

Freight Approve the Elimination of Customs Paper

Use paper to Customs for transactions in goods has been abolished. A measure favorably welcomed by freight forwarders.

20 Jan 2012,

MRA collects Rs 1 bn in surplus of estimates

At a press conference held at the headquarters on Monday, the director general of Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA), Sudhamo Lal announced that the revenue collected for 2011 was Rs 53.03 billion, which exceeded budgeted estimates of Rs 52.6 billion. In 2012, the multi-award winning institution plans to facilitate processes involving taxes, decriminalising the tax and [...]

17 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily

Tax Evasion: Immunity for Fraudsters till 30 June 2012

The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) continues its hunt against those who deceive the authorities by making false statements. The tax authority proposes to waive penalties, interest and prosecution if they choose to set their own rules.

16 Jan 2012,

SMS More Expensive

Texting cost more from Sunday, Jan. 15. The Short Message System (SMS) increased from Re 0.60 to Re 0.70 as announced in Budget 2012.

16 Jan 2012,

Marchands Saisonniers Dans Le Viseur De La MRA

Plusieurs personnes se sont rendues dans des pays tels que la Chine, la Malaisie ou l’Inde pour faire des emplettes en vue de revendre ces articles par la suite durant la période des fêtes de fin d’année.

23 Nov 2011,

Taxation - VAT Pitfalls

VAT, the initials often cringe, because it amounts to get their hands in their pockets. VAT is levied on each business or to the professions. But often, some, not fluent mechanism, get trapped ...

17 Nov 2011,

Taxe: les contribuables paieront Rs 52,3 Md

Pour l'année financière qui se terminera à la fin de décembre, la Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) espère recevoir Rs 52,3 milliards en termes de revenus.

24 Oct 2011,

VAT 3 Scan-Friendly Forms Take Shape

The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) launched a new version of the VAT 3 form this month. This is used by VAT registered persons to submit returns on a quarterly or monthly basis, depending on their turnover.

21 Oct 2011,

Fonction publique – Les allocations sur les voitures ne sont plus taxables

Le solliciteur général a demandé à la Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) de ne pas taxer les allocations perçues par les fonctionnaires sur les voitures, en attendant qu’une décision soit prise en ce qui concerne les employés du secteur privé et des corps paraétatiques.

16 Aug 2011,

MRA redoubles efforts to recover

After the case of illegal hawkers operating in the country, the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) is redoubling efforts to recover some Rs 300 million. The MRA suspects several doctors, dentists, attorneys and businesspeople have been evading tax for years, leaving the MRA with a shortfall of Rs 300 million. These people have an annual turnover [...]

18 Jul 2011, The Independent Daily