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October 15, 2013
New public holiday 'a burden'

Prominent figures in the business community say that adding another public holiday will only hurt the economy. In fact, one businessman described it as a "jook" in the heart of the business community and the economy.
On Friday, Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes signed off on the Majority Rule Act, proclaiming January 10 a public holiday that will be recognized as Majority Rule Day. It's a deci...

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September 30, 2013
'Revenue court' gets mixed reviews

Business stakeholders are offering mixed assessments of the government's decision to create a "revenue court" which would deal with tax and other revenue-related infractions, with some suggesting that it's a step in the right direction and others indicating that the government should be focusing on educating businesses on their obligations under the new VAT regime...

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September 04, 2013
Govt must not 'overburden' business

The government must "get out of the way" of private business if there is to be any hope of stimulating additional employment in the economy, and should ensure that it is being as "strategic" as possible in its new taxation measures to avoid strangling private enterprise, a former minister has warned...

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Govt called on to 'come clean' over tariff plans
August 30, 2013
Govt called on to 'come clean' over tariff plans

A leading businessman yesterday called for the government to "come clean" on what adjustments will or will not be made to import duties at the time when value-added tax (VAT) comes into effect, accusing the administration of being "dodgy and cagey" over the issue...

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August 26, 2013
Outdated laws have not kept pace with gaming technology

Changes in gaming laws in The Bahamas could help "smooth out some of the seasonality" associated with tourism in this country, allowing resorts and the government to draw in revenue to continue to support their operations during traditionally slow periods, according to Baha Mar's top legal counsel.
Outdated gaming laws in The Bahamas, which have not kept pace with a technological revolution in the...

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Some business owners reject handgun appeal
August 08, 2013
Some business owners reject handgun appeal

Amid calls from the business community to amend the Firearms Act to make it easier for business owners to carry handguns, two prominent businessmen have said such a move could worsen the situation in the country.

Superwash President Dionisio D'Aguilar said his business has constantly been targeted by robbers...

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May 30, 2013
Govt imposes higher taxes on banks

Financial institutions in The Bahamas can expect more fees and higher taxes on their activities as government seeks to pull revenue from arguably the most profitable sector of the economy.
In yesterday's budget communication to the House of Assembly, Prime Minister Perry Christie said a new business license fee will be introduced for domestic banks at a rate of three percent of gross revenue. Me...

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Stunned Reation To Immigration
April 25, 2013
Stunned Reation To Immigration

Stunned Bahamian businesses yesterday described the Immigration Department's "raid" at Atlantis as "simply reprehensible", warning that such actions were counterproductive to the government's key objectives of economic growth and job creation.

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Bahamas Humane Society News
April 24, 2013
Bahamas Humane Society News

The weather held (mostly), and we all enjoyed an amazing time at the BHS/Pedigree Animal Fun Day this past Sunday. Thank you to the many people and companies that helped support the BHS for this day of family fun.

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March 19, 2013
BCCEC Meets govt Over Work Permits

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) will meet with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today due to growing concerns over work permits. While details are sparse at this time, Guardian Business understands that top BCCEC executives specifically requested the audience.

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