Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Inland Revenue Department
Revenue, Taxation
Release Date:
Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 4:17pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is extending to property owners a 75% reduction on property tax interests accrued for tax year 2018 and prior years. 

Property owners are urged to pay the outstanding principal (tax) with 25% interests forthwith, or agree to a payment plan with the Commissioner of Inland Revenue to liquidate the outstanding tax with 25% interests within the relief period.   The period of relief of interests extends from  October 14,  to January 31, 2020.

Commissioner of the Inland Revenue Department, Mrs. Karen Smith-Aaron is urging Property owners to liquidate all outstanding Property Taxes.  Property tax is due and payable on September 1 and extends to  November 30 annually without interests being added. 

Property owners are also reminded that Land Instruments will not be  processed at the Inland Revenue Department unless the Property Tax relating to the parcel is paid to date. 

The Inland Revenue Department is committed to assessing the taxes, licences and fees due to the Government of the Virgin Islands; and applying the tax laws with fairness and integrity in an atmosphere of mutual respect, thus achieving compliance to maintain the economic and social well-being of the Virgin Islands.

For further information please contact the Department of Inland Revenue at telephone (284) 468-2154 or (284) 468-2155 or e-mail


Berta McKelly Adams

Assistant Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2740