Taxpayer's Rights

Your Rights

The management and staff of the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) commit to upholding the rights of taxpayers at all times.

Taxpayer Rights
1 Right to be informed
  • To know what they need to do to be compliant with the tax laws.
  • To be informed of IRD’s decisions about their tax accounts and to receive clear explanations of the outcomes.
2 Right to a fair and just tax system
  • To expect IRD to consider facts and circumstances that might affect their tax liabilities, ability to pay or ability to provide information in a timely manner.
3 Right to privacy
  • To expect that any IRD inquiry, audit or enforcement action will be in accordance with the law and respect all due processes.
4 Right to Confidentiality
  • To expect that any information they provide to IRD will be held in the strictest of confidentiality and will not be disclosed.
5 Right to quality service
  • To receive prompt and professional services and assistance in their interactions with IRD.
  • To be spoken to in a respectful and clear manner.
6 Right to challenge IRD’s position and be heard
  • To lodge objections and provide documentation and evidence to support their case.
  • To expect that IRD will consider their objections in a timely and fair manner and receive a response on the decision.
7 Right to object and appeal an IRD decision
  • To a fair and impartial appeal of IRD’s decisions and to receive timely responses regarding the appeal

For more information, feel free to contact the Inland Revenue Department at Please visit our Facebook page @AnguillaIRD.

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