Turnover Tax

  • Turnover tax is administered under the Business License Act No. 19 of 1998 (Section 18 A).
  • Turnover tax is charged to those businesses that fall under the business category F (refer to fee schedule), particularly on income derived from export and exempt supply services of which are not taxable under the Value Added Tax (VAT) Act. 
  • These business types include financial institutions and other professional businesses. Financial institutions consist of Banks; Accounting Firms; and Insurance Companies. Other Professional businesses include Law Firms; Consultancy Firms; and Security Services.
  • Turnover Fee = 5% x Gross Income
  • Turnover Fee for Commercial Banks = 7% x Net Interest Income
  • Returns are to be lodged on a quarterly basis before or on the following due dates:

          -  14 January 

          -  14 April

          -  14 July

          -  14 October

  • Penalty fee = 10% of every month + Turnover Fee

         Click here to access turnover fee return form

General Enquiries

Private Mail Bag 9012,
La Casa D'Andrea E Luciano Building,
Rue Pierre Lamy,
Port Vila, 
Republic of Vanuatu

Phone: (+678) 33010
Fax: (+678) 22597