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Department of Inland Revenue Enforcing Business Licences Penalties and Surcharges
November 09, 2015
Department of Inland Revenue Enforcing Business Licences Penalties and Surcharges

The Department of Inland Revenue (CRA) reminds the public that fines and penalties are now being imposed as a result of the July 2015 amendment to the Business Licence Act.

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January 17, 2011
Govt 'nets' 300k through Business Licence reforms

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

and TANEKA THOMPSON

Tribune Staff Reporter

tthompson@tribunemedia.net

The Government is expecting to earn a net $300,000 revenue increase from reforms to the Business Licence Act and its taxes, a government minister said yesterday, confirming that the rates for industries such as construction and the hotels had been adjusted downwards by 0.25 percentag...

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July 26, 2010
Business Licence Bill Debate contribution by Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham

Nassau, Bahamas - Enclosed is a

Contribution by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham.

Since returning to office in 2007, my
Government has remained steadfastly committed to strengthening the domestic
business environment. Our
overriding objective in doing so is to facilitate the creation of new
businesses and the expansion of existing ones, both of which are vital to
securing growing empl...

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Business Licence Application/Registration in The Bahamas is now online!
August 04, 2015
Business Licence Application/Registration in The Bahamas is now online!

Business Licence Application/Registration in The Bahamas is now online! Business owners and taxpayers may register anywhere and anytime with internet access. Watch the instructional video and refer business owners/taxpayers...

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November 03, 2010
Contractors seek Business Licence fee 'judgment'

A LEADING construction executive has pressed the Government on when "judgment will be handed down" on the industry's request for it to reconsider proposed changes to its Business License fees, suggesting that not knowing how big the increase will be is already making doing business difficult for his firm.

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November 04, 2010
BUSINESS LICENCE ENFORCEMENT TO BE 'MUCH STRICTER'

THE Government intends to adopt a "much stricter and stronger enforcement than in times past" of rules relating to Business Licence infractions, the Minister of State for Finance has confirmed.

Zhivargo Laing said: "In too many instances businesses are creating nuisances in too many communities, as there are far too many people who think nothing of operating without a license or ignoring what t...

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May 08, 2011
Business Licence backlog 'sorted within the week'

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

The Ministry of Finance is "reasonably satisfied with progress being made" at the Business License Unit, although admitting that a "three-week backlog of around 300 applications" currently remains.

Minister of State for Finance, Zhivargo Laing, said late last week that the unit has "processed and completed about 10,000 applications" for b...

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November 04, 2010
'Huge uncertainty' for Private Sector over Business Licence Reforms

CONCERNS that the Government's Business Licence reforms were causing the private sector "a great magnitude of uncertainty" were raised yesterday, one attorney telling Tribune Business that the ability to suspend or revoke a firm's licence "for other good cause" was too vague, especially in the absence of a clearly defined appeals process.

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October 14, 2010
Ministry hosting forum on Business Licence Act

By K. NANCOO-RUSSELL
Freeport News Reporter
krystal@nasguard.com
Concerns members of the business community may have surrounding the new Business Licence Act, including questions about a new business licence fee schedule, will be addressed on Wednesday, October 20, during an open forum beng hosted by the Ministry of Finance and the Business Licence Valuation Unit. The event will take place at the ...

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Business Licence Renewals Due
March 19, 2015
Business Licence Renewals Due

Business owners are advised that the deadline to submit their application to renew their business licences has past...

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