The Government of the VI raises revenue through a wide range of taxes, licenses and fees. The government needs to collect taxes in order to pay for school, healthcare, transportation, fire services, police, etc. The Inland Revenue Department which falls under the Ministry of Finance, is charged with the responsibility of collecting payroll tax, stamp duty, self-drive motor vehicle tax, hotel accommodations tax, land & house tax (property tax), liquor licence, cheque duty, and service charges.



To be recognized as an efficient and effective tax administration dedicated to delivering customer services in an environment of integrity, fairness and mutual respect, thereby fostering voluntary compliance.


The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is committed to assessing the taxes, licenses and fees due to the Government of the Virgin Islands through:

  • Improving the knowledge, skills and morale of our employees;
  • Earning and maintaining public confidence in our integrity through a highly motivated and service oriented staff;

  • Applying the tax laws with fairness and integrity in an atmosphere of mutual respect; thus achieving compliance to maintain the economic and social well-being of the Virgin Islands.


Values/Guiding Principles

IRD delivers FACTS:

  • Fairness - dedicated to delivering excellent customer service in an environment of integrity, fairness and mutual respect.
  • Accountability - dedicated to keeping taxpayers informed concerning their tax obligations.
  • Commitment - dedicated to treating each taxpayer fairly while encouraging a high degree of voluntary compliance in accordance with our tax laws and regulations.
  • Team Spirit - dedicated to promoting effective communication to the General Public.
  • Service Oriented - dedicated to improving the way we interact with the General Public while aiming to provide a high quality tax service.


Property Tax List: 

Every person who becomes the owner of any land or house or both land and house whether by purchase, lease, gift, devise, bequest, intestacy, or by any other means is liable to pay this tax.

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Department Contact Information

To make contact with Inland Revenue Department, see below for contact information:

Inland Revenue Department

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4634
Road Town, Tortola 
​Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Physical Addresses:
Central Admin Complex
33 Admin Drive 
Road Town, Tortola VG1110

Vanterpool’s Building
The Valley, Virgin Gorda VG1150

Business Hours:

Tortola/Virgin Gorda
Monday - Friday (except on Public Holidays)
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cashier: 9:00a.m.  - 3:30 p.m.

District Office Hours: 
3rd Wednesday Monthly
The Settlement, Anegada VG1140

3rd Friday Monthly
Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke VG1160

Email Address:

Road Town, Tortola
Telephone: 1(284) 468-2154/2155
Fax: 1(284) 468-3379

The Valley, Virgin Gorda 
Telephone: 1(284) 468-6545
Fax: 1(284) 468-6501

The Settlement, Anegada
Telephone: 1(284) 495-8048

Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
Telephone:1(284) 495-0241