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Amended Customs Tariff now available for public review

19th September 2012

BRADES, Montserrat – The Montserrat Customs and Revenue Service (MCRS) has released the amended version of the customs tariff for public review and comments. The new tariff structure, which came into effect in June and saw the elimination of the service tax and the consumption tax and import duties were revised, had several flaws which […]

Revised Tariff to take effect October 1, 2012

3rd September 2012

BRADES, Montserrat – In an official statement from MCRS the Director General Frank Ferguson has confirmed that a revised tariff will be take effect from 1st October 2012. It had been announced that the 1st September would be the launch date but Cabinet has agreed to further time in order to process the necessary amendments. […]

Customs’ Import tariff rates reformed

21st May 2012

BRADES, Montserrat – Measures to simplify and rationalise import tax rates will be introduced from 1st June 2012, says Director General of the Montserrat Revenue Services (MCRS) Frank Ferguson. In an official statement from MCRS and the Ministry of Finance, Ferguson said that “by abolishing service tax the reforms will lighten the burden on importers […]

COMMENTS REGARDING H.M. CUSTOMS

23rd December 2010

It is with some concern that I read adverse comments regarding HM Customs. In particular the very serious accusation of bribery, and the specific allegation of Bribes being taken by Customs officers. Let me first state that any allegation of misconduct, bribery, or poor customer service is taken extremely seriously by Montserrat Customs and Revenue […]

MONTSERRAT CUSTOMS launches ASYCUDA WORLD

29th November 2010

Montserrat Customs launches ASYCUDA World today.

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE DEPARTMENT INTRODUCES

13th August 2010

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CUSTOMS MANAGEMENT ACT

11th March 2010

Customs (Control and Mgnt) Act.

Duty Free Concessions for Returning Nationals-General Conditions

2nd March 2010

Who Qualifies?– Montserratian Nationals who have lived abroad for at least five (5) years and have returned to take up permanent residence in Montserrat. What can be imported?-Personal or household effects (whether new or used) and one motor vehicle (but not a truck). The goods may be purchased abroad and shipped here or may be […]

Returning Montserratians

13th July 2009

MONTSERRAT STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS NO. 51 OF 2002 THE CUSTOMS DUTIES AND CONSUMPTION TAX (EXEMPTED) ORDER 2002 MADE BY THE GOVERNER-IN-COUNCIL UNDER SECTION` 17(2) OF THE CUSTOMS DUTIES AND CONSUMPTION TAX ACT 1995 (NO. 8 OF 1995). 1. CITATION: This order may be cited as the Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Returning Montserratians) (Exemption) […]

Government Waiver Import Duties on Barrels

20th November 2008

The government of Montserrat has decided on the waiver of import duties on barrels arriving in Montserrat during the Christmas season. It is customary for friends and relatives of Montserratians living abroad to send home barrels of food and other commodities at Christmas time. This decision by the government will relieve the cost burden on […]