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Apply for a business RMD number
(last modified: 08/08/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Finance and Economic Management

1st Floor, Takuvaine Road , Rarotonga
Tel: 682 29511
Website: http://www.mfem.gov.ck/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Revenue Management Division

Mon: 08:00 - 16:00
Tue: 08:00 - 16:00
Wed: 08:00 - 16:00
Thu: 08:00 - 16:00
Fri: 08:00 - 16:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Paula Dyer

Tax Advisory Officer
Tel: 68229365 ext 8228
Email: paula.dyer@cookislands.gov.ck, tax.info@cookislands.gov.ck

Expected results

Revenue Managment Number confirmation letter
Value Added Tax confirmation letter

Requirements

Sole Trader registration
1. Individual Income Tax
Individual Income Tax
2. Individual application for RMD number - RM1
Individual application for RMD number - RM1
3. Business Application for RMD number, VAT and Employer - RM2
Business Application for RMD number, VAT and Employer - RM2
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid Identification
Two forms of valid ID is required
Non-individual company registration
1. Value Added Taxx additional information
Value Added Tax (VAT)
2. Business Application for RMD number, VAT and Employer - RM2
Business Application for RMD number, VAT and Employer - RM2
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid Identification
Two forms of valid ID is required
4. Certificate of Incorporation
Certificate of Incorporation
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Constitution - Trust/Estate organization
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Deed - Club/Society/Charity/Other organization

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  15mn
Attention at counter: min   5mn - max   10mn

Legal justification

1. Income Tax Act Consolidated
Income Tax Act Consolidated
Section 218 General Provisions
2. Value Added Tax Act consolidated
Value Added Tax Act consolidated
Article 3 Registration

Additional information

The RMD number application includes a declaration on employing staff. PAYE is the basic “Pay As You Earn” tax which you take out of your employees’ wages whenever you pay them. For more information refer to link;
Pay as you earn (PAYE) Pay as you earn (PAYE)

Complaints: Ministry of Finance and Economic Management

Entity in charge

Ministry of Finance and Economic Management

1st Floor, Takuvaine Road , Rarotonga
Tel: 682 29511
Website: http://www.mfem.gov.ck/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Revenue Management Division

Mon: 08:00 - 16:00
Tue: 08:00 - 16:00
Wed: 08:00 - 16:00
Thu: 08:00 - 16:00
Fri: 08:00 - 16:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

David Toleafoa

Senior Tax Advisor
Tel: 682 29365
Email: david.toleafoa@cookislands.gov.ck
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