"Revenue from the community
for the community"

Malo e lelei and Welcome to the Ministry of Revenue & Customs Website

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

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»

 

CUSTOMS OPERATIONS DURING CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY 2016

The general public is hereby advised that Customs will open for business during the Christmas holidays as follows:-

For Nuku’alofa Office

Customs will open for business from Wednesday 21st to Saturday 24th Read More

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 Press Release between Tonga Customs, Inland Revenue and Police

15/03/2017

Tonga Customs, Inland Revenue and Tonga Police raided prominent business suspected of unlawfully importing gold jewellery

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TBEC Tax Training, 8th & 9th June 2016

TBEC Tax Training, 8th & 9th June 2016

24/06/2016

The Ministry was very fortunate to have been invited by TBEC to conduct one of their trainings with business enterprises which was on tax.

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Ha’apai Visit – May 2016

30/05/2016

A continuing site visit was done for Ha’apai Island from 23-27 of May and four (4) of the Officers went to complete this.

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Online Workshops - October 2015

30/10/2015

The Ministry launched its RMS 7 Phase 2 upgrade. This brought about major developments to the Ministry’s IT system most especially the etax service.

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Asia Environmental Enforcement Award Recognizes Crime Fighters

Asia Environmental Enforcement Award Recognizes Crime Fighters

28/05/2015

Tonga Customs one of the first recipients of the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award announced 20 May 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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