MIRA alerts of Tax Clearance Report forgeries

Taxpayer Service Center of MIRA | Photo: PSM

Malé, Maldives – Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) on Tuesday alerted authorities as forgeries of Tax Clearance Reports are being used increasingly.

A Tax Clearance Report confirming outstanding balances and obligations in relation to tax affairs is required in respect of all applications for licenses, renewal of agreements and other approvals from Government authorities.

MIRA reports that it has come to the authority’s attention that forgeries of this report are being submitted at state offices.

The authority reminded that the authenticity of Tax Clearance Reports can be verified through the MIRA website and urged the stakeholders to inform MIRA of any forgery submissions.

MIRA has alerted Tax Clearance Report forgeries amid the government decision to increase General Goods and Services Tax (GGST) from 6 to 8 percent with Tourism Goods and Services Tax (TGST) increased from 12 to 16 percent.