Names of non-filers and non-payers of GST for the 2nd quarter of 2016 disclosed

Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) has disclosed names of taxpayers operating in the Male’ region and in the tourism sector who have not filed the GST return and paid GST for the 2nd quarter of 2016, in accordance with the policy on disclosure of names of non-filers and non-payers implemented by the Authority. The list published in the MIRA website includes 16 taxpayers operating in the tourism sector and 121 taxpayers operating in the general sector, with a total of 137 taxpayers.

When a taxpayer in the list files the return or make the payment due, he would be removed from the list published in the website. The list would also be published in the Gazette, as specified in the Enforcement Policy.

MIRA informs that these taxpayers were contacted by phone multiple times and informed of the penalties stipulated in the Act for non-filing non-payment of tax. Further, efforts were made in informing taxpayers through SMS and by visiting the registered address of the taxpayer.

10 Oct 16