Advisory Regarding VAT Payments on Insurance Claims

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Department of Inland Revenue’s Advisory regarding VAT Payments on Insurance Claims

The Department of Inland Revenue advises the general public that VAT is not charged on insurance claims.

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