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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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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 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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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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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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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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April 17, 2011
Business Licence backlog resolved

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

A backlog in the processing of business license applications at the Business License Unit within the Ministry of Finance has been largely resolved, according to a senior official, with everyone who applied for a license expected to have been processed by the end of this week.

Athena Marche, Deputy Controller of Inland Revenue with responsi...

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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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Business Licence reform prompts calls for 'relief'
October 21, 2010
Business Licence reform prompts calls for 'relief'

Bahamian businessmen have expressed concern and ire over the Government's decision to adjust the calculation of Business Licence fees through a method which "does not take account of the cost of producing revenue".

Several private sector figures, at a forum held by the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday evening, suggested that if the calculation of their business license fees were to shift from b...

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January 24, 2011
Medical facilities 'may have case' for Business Licence recovery

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

A Bahamian accountant yesterday suggested that private hospitals and medical clinics may have been incorrectly required to pay Business Licence fees, amounting to hundreds of thousands of dollars, for decades.

Theofanis Cochinamogulos, managing partner of Cochinamogulos and Co, a chartered accountancy and management consultancy firm, told ...

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