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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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May 19, 2016
Bus drivers angry at business licence delay

PUBLIC bus drivers in Grand Bahama are upset about the long delay in getting their annual business licences from the government after putting in applications, some over three months ago.

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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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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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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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January 06, 2011
Business licence registration forms available online

The heavily-debated new Business Licence Act is finally here, with the Ministry of Finance sending out a reminder that registration forms for businesses can now be obtained online.

“The Ministry of Finance advises the public that the new Business Licence Act 2010 took effect on January 1, 2011,” said a statement sent to Guardian Business yesterday. “All businesses operating within The Bahamas ...

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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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March 19, 2012
Business Licence's real property tax 'tie' questioned

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation's (BCCEC) chairman last night questioned whether it was legal for the Government to link Business Licence renewals to full real property tax compliance, warning this could have "a very significant impact" on already-struggling Bahamian companies.

A Ministry of Finance notice, released by Bahamas...

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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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Certified statement of turnover for business licences
December 09, 2015
Certified statement of turnover for business licences

The Department of Inland Revenue reminds the public that Business Licence Regulation No 5 was amended in July 2015.

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