Tax Filing Deadline Pushed to July 15 Amid Covid-19 Crisis; V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue Announces Changes
- Staff Consortium
- March 24, 2020
The V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue has announced changes to its operations in response to the coronavirus pandemic and in line with Governor Albert Bryan's orders following the governor's state of emergency declaration to address the disease. The bureau also said that with the tax filing deadline now pushed to July 15, it would not charge penalties for filings on the aforementioned date. Below, the complete list of changes. 1. The Bureau’s annual Taxpayer Assistance Program, which provides free taxpayer assistance on Saturdays, will be postponed until further notice. The Bureau will inform the taxpaying community when this program will be reinstated. 2. All face to face appointments are cancelled for the next three weeks. Our staff will be reaching out to taxpayers to provide alternate methods of communication during the next three weeks. 3. Taxpayers who need to clear imported goods at our excise tax offices are urged to utilize the online system to clear shipments, or utilize t...