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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 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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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 Certification Requirement
February 01, 2016
Business Licence Certification Requirement

The public is reminded that the deadline for the submission of all 2016 business licence renewal applications was January 31st, 2016. Renewal applications should have been submitted by this time to avoid the late application penalty of $100. Businesses should settle licence fees by March 31, 2016 to avoid the late payment penalty.

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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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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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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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August 18, 2010
Business Licence reforms designed as 'tax neutral'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE Government's Business Licence Act reforms were intended to be "tax neutral", Tribune Business was told yesterday, as Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) representatives left a meeting with a key government minister "comfortably satisfied" that their concerns over a 50 per cent increase in Business Licence fee had been heard.

Stephen Wrinkle, the B...

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