"Revenue from the community
for the community"

Our Mission»

 The primary function of the Ministry of Revenue and Customs is to collect revenue through taxes and duties for the Government of Tonga to fund the services to the people of Tonga.

In addition, the Ministry is also responsible for border security and facilitating trade. The Ministry of Revenue and Customs exists to:

  • Collect revenue on behalf of the Government of Tonga;
  • Protect and secure the borders of Tonga; and
  • Facilitate trade in Tonga.

Important Notices»

 

PUBLIC ANNOUCEMENT ON NEW INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES

Please note that Cabinet approves the new individual Income Tax Rates to be effective on the 1st July, 2017 as follows:

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PENALTY AMNESTY PROGRAM 2017

This is a public notice from the Ministry of Revenue and Customs to all.

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CONSUMPTION TAX RETURN

This is a public notice from the Ministry of Revenue and Customs to all Consumption Tax (CT) registered person/company that has operated more than one branch.Read More

CT CERTIFICATES

This is a notice from the Ministry of Revenue and Customs to all Consumption Tax (CT) registered taxpayers that have more than one branch/location. Starting 1st of July 2016, each branch/location of your business must have a copy of the original CT certificate displayed at each location

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WESTPAC CHEQUE

NOT accepting any “Westpac” Cheque

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Important Dates»

Take note of the below tax return and payment due dates.

Monthly Due Dates

28th Consumption Tax Return & Payment
28th PAYE Return & Payment

Quarterly Due Dates

28th October Tax Return & Payment
28th January Tax Return & Payment
28th April Tax Return & Payment

Annual Due Dates

31st October Personal Income Tax Return & Payment
31st October Company Tax Return & Payment
31st August PAYE Annual Return

News»

Joint Customs & Police Operation

15/08/2019

On 10th August 2019, a Customs led Joint Operation with Tong Police carried out search under warrant of approximately 20 premises believed to be selling and storing illegal cigarettes and other illegal ...

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CONSULTATION WORKSHOP ON THE USE POINT OF SALE REGISTER

CONSULTATION WORKSHOP ON THE USE POINT OF SALE REGISTER

22/05/2019

The Ministry of Revenue and Customs, this morning commenced its consultation workshops with the first group of selected taxpayers regarding the use of point of sale registers in their businesses. This ...

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World Customs Day 2019

World Customs Day 2019

13/02/2019

The theme for this year’s International Customs Day is SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel and Transport. This reflects the fact that the expectations of travellers and businesses around the world ...

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Tax Week Launching Press Release

Tax Week Launching Press Release

16/10/2018

The Minister of Revenue and Customs, Hon. Māteni Tapueluelu, yesterday morning, launched the 2018 Tax Week with the theme, “Let’s Work Together for a Safer and Prosperous Tonga”. This was held at the ...

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HON. SEMISI SIKA’S TAX AFFAIRS

10/07/2018

The Ministry of Revenue and Customs would like to clarify that the contents of the article published on the Talaki Newspaper, issue of the 8th May 2018, page 3, claiming that the Deputy Prime Minister, ...

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Improving the lives of Tongans through effective & efficient tax & customs administration