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Customs, Brokers critical of Click2Clear need training
December 18, 2019
Customs, Brokers critical of Click2Clear need training

Amidst the turmoil surrounding the Click2Clear digital platform, the Bahamas Customs and Excise Department issued a press statement suggesting brokers who are finding the system “labor intensive” likely have a “steeper digital learning curve” and should attend training sessions that will be offered next year.

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May 03, 2016
Customs broker charged with defrauding Ocean Club client

A customs broker accused of defrauding a client of more than $220,000 was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday.

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December 18, 2019
Customs urges brokers to attend Click2Clear training sessions

To improve the user experience with Click2Clear, the Customs online portal, the Department of Customs is urging brokers to attend free training sessions and refresher courses that will be offered in the New Year. Since the summer of 2018, Customs has trained 430 couriers and brokers in Nassau, along with hundreds of other professionals in the import industry in the Capital and across the Family Is...

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March 22, 2012
Broker 'not holding breath' on planned Customs reform

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Business Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

THE Bahamas is 'far behind' the world when it comes to Customs procedures, a broker yesterday telling Tribune Business: "I wouldn't hold my breath" over planned reforms.

Forrester Carroll, managing director of Expert Customs Brokers in Freeport, told Tribune Business: "The clearing of goods is the main part of what Custom...

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December 19, 2019
Customs modernization to continue despite the challenges

The ongoing implementation of Click2Clear, the new Customs online portal, is requiring cultural change within the Department of Customs and the import industry that is being stubbornly resisted by some. Leadership with the Ministry of Finance and the Department of Customs say they will not tolerate any efforts to undermine the implementation of the new system by those who want to return to the pas...

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September 23, 2019
Ministry of Finance-Click2Clear Project Update

On August 28, 2019 Mr. Marlon Johnson, Acting Financial Secretary gave a brief update on the progress of The Bahamas Single Electronic Window, now branded The Bahamas Customs Click2Clear initiative...

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August 14, 2019
Bahamas Customs Department Launches New Education Campaign for its New Portal Online

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest launched The Bahamas Customs and Excise Department’s public education campaign for the Customs Modernization Initiative, and the User Registration Drive for Click2Clear, the new Customs Online Portal, which represents the future of Customs...

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November 12, 2013
VAT bill revealed

The legislation and regulations the government drafted to guide its value-added tax (VAT) regime when it takes effect next July would tax over 80 different professions, cable bills and phone bills for all consumers, and electricity and water bills for businesses.
The Value Added Tax Bill 2013, and the Value Added Tax Regulations 2013, obtained by The Nassau Guardian, propose a flat tax rate of 15 ...

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August 16, 2018
5 Star Brokers Transitioning Well with Vat Changes

For scores of local businesses, importing products, equipment, and supplies from abroad, can be a daunting and often expensive task...

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January 26, 2018
DPM lauds work of Customs Officers

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest on Wednesday, applauded the work of Customs Officers being honoured in special ceremonies, and noted they were appreciated for their years of dedication and sacrifice...

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