Papua New Guinea Consolidated Legislation
Value Added Tax Act 1998
Value Added Tax Revenue Distribution Act 1998
reprint of this Statutory Instrument incorporates all amendments, if any, made
before25 November 2006 and in force
6 December 1999.
Dated 25 November 2006
INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
No. 10 of 1999.
Value Added Tax Regulation 1999
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
1. Organizations prescribed as foreign aid providers for the purposes of Section 20 of the Act.
2. Organizations prescribed as educational institutions for the purposes of Section 24 of the Act.
3. Percentage of the consideration fixed for the supply of primary products by unregistered vendors.
4. Rules of supply to allocate revenue to provinces.
5. Registration form.
6. Manner of making returns.
Value Added Tax Regulation 1999
MADE by the Head of State, acting with, and in accordance with, the advice of the National Executive Council under the Value Added Tax Act 1998.
Dated 200 .
1. ORGANIZATIONS PRESCRIBED AS FOREIGN AID PROVIDERS FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 20 OF THE ACT.
(a) Specialised Agencies of the United Nations, being–
(i) The International Labour Organisation (ILO);
(ii) The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO);
(iii) The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO);
(iv) The United Nation Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO);
(v) The International Monetary Fund (IMF);
(vi) The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD);
(vii) The World Health Organisation (WHO);
(viii) The Universal Postal Union (UPU);
(ix) The International Telecommunications Union (ITU);
(x) The International Finance Corporation (IFC);
(xi) The World Meteorological Organisation (IMO);
(xii) The International Development Association (IDA);
(xiii) The Inter-Government Maritime Consultative Organisation (GMCO);
(xiv) The World Trade Organisation (WTO);
(b) The Commonwealth Secretariat;
(c) The Government of New Zealand;
(d) The Government of the United Kingdom;
(e) The Government of Australia;
(f) The Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA);
(g) The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA);
(h) The Norwegian Agency for International Development (NORAD);
(i) The Asian Development Bank;
(j) Commission of the European Communities;
(k) German Agency for Technical Co-operation;
(l) Kreditanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau (KFW);
(m) Overseas Economic Co-operation Fund (OECF);
(n) British Council;
(o) Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID);
(p) Save the Children Fund;
(q) Project Concern International;
(r) International Planned Parenthood Federation;
(s) Friedrich Ebert Foundation;
(t) Hans Seidel foundation;
(u) Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO);
(v) Agence Francaise Development.
2. ORGANIZATIONS PRESCRIBED AS EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 24 OF THE ACT.
(a) Port Moresby Business Training Institute.
3. PERCENTAGE OF THE CONSIDERATION FIXED FOR THE SUPPLY OF PRIMARY PRODUCTS BY UNREGISTERED VENDORS.
4. RULES OF SUPPLY TO ALLOCATE REVENUE TO PROVINCES.
“Goods and services shall be deemed to be supplied in a province as follows–
“(1) Services sold by providers of services:– The province in which the service is performed. If no service is physically performed in a province, the province in which the agreement to provide the service was made.
“(2) Goods sold by suppliers of goods:
(a) The province in which the sale is made. If goods are supplied to a purchaser in one province from a supplier in another province, the sale is made in the province from which the good are actually supplied.
(b) If goods are supplied by a supplier in the province, the sale is made in that province, regardless from where the supplier sources the goods.
“(3) Transport services:
(a) For goods; the province to which the goods are consigned for shipment;
(b) For aircraft or shipping passengers; the province in which the passenger boards the aircraft or ship.
(a) Manufacturers who make sales in more than one province must arrive at the value added in manufacturing by calculating an ex-factory value added for the goods which are manufactured. That value must be equal to either–
(i) the value added to goods, materials and taxable services used in making a manufactured product; or, at the option of the taxpayer;
(ii) 60% of the ex-factory price.
(b) The value for taxable sales of manufactured goods by a manufacturer in each province, other than the province of manufacture of those goods, must be reduced by the amount of value added in manufacturing.
(c) The total reduction is deemed to be taxable sales of the province in which the goods were manufactured and must be added to taxable sales in that province.”
5. REGISTRATION FORM.
6. MANNER OF MAKING RETURNS.
(a) be made and furnished in such of the forms provided by the Commissioner as is applicable; and
(b) contain the information and particulars mentioned or referred to in that form; and
(c) be verified by declaration as set forth in the form; and
(d) be accompanied by such statements and other documents as are mentioned in the form or as are requisite.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
Value Added Tax Act 1998.
Form 1 – Application for registration for Value Added Tax.
Reg., Sec 5
Office of Legislative Counsel, PNG