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'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'
July 01, 2014
'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'

A LOCAL businessman yesterday criticised the Bahamas Telecommunications Company for its "sub-standard" service and made an impassioned appeal to the government to hasten its steps to introduce a competitor to the market...

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June 12, 2014
Businesses 'overwhelmed' with requests for help from impoverished

Prominent businessmen expressed concern yesterday about rising poverty levels in the country, claiming that they have never been inundated with so many pleas for financial assistance and urging the government to take bold policy steps to address the problem.
Commenting after a Department of Statistics survey revealed that poverty in the country has risen by 3.5 percent overall since 2001, with 43,...

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June 12, 2014
BTC 'annihilation' without service improvement

A leading businessman has argued that BTC will suffer a "gut wrenching annihilation" unless newly-appointed chief executive officer Leon Williams is able to improve its "downright awful" service levels.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, said service levels provided by the company are so bad that it has done a "disservice to privatiz...

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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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April 30, 2014
Expert: 2015 VAT more 'realistic'

A day after the government confirmed that it plans to delay value-added tax (VAT) implementation at least until the last quarter of this year, one of the visiting consultants from New Zealand proposed that a "realistic" date for its introduction would be later -- on January 1, or possibly April 1, 2015...

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Operation Potcake
Operation Potcake

Friday 18th January 2013  7:00 AM

Operation Potcake

On 10 January Operation Potcake kicks off and we’re all madly scrambling around to get the final bits and pieces in place. We have sourced the majority of our supplies, accommodation has been organized for most volunteers, funds are continuously coming in (we still need lots of donations!) and marketing has also begun. Teams are putting up promotional posters in their areas th...


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March 13, 2013
Moody's: Property tax secondary to VAT

An international rating agency is placing more emphasis on the successful implementation of value-added tax (VAT) than reform to property tax.
Moody's said VAT has the potential to be a "game changer" for The Bahamas' economy. While property tax is certainly an appealing revenue stream, its administration is difficult in many places around the world, according to Edward Al-Hussainy, assistant vic...

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March 13, 2014
Wells: VAT needed to spur investor confidence

Proclaiming that the "journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first steps", a prominent businessman has urged Bahamians to "stop the negative talk" on value-added tax (VAT) and allow the government to swiftly move ahead with its implementation - a step he views as critical to building investor confidence in this country.
Former parliamentarian and businessman Tennyson Wells told Guardian Business t...

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February 17, 2014
Coalition: How are interest rates being determined

A greater focus should be placed on the potential for all economic "tools", both fiscal and monetary, as a means of stimulating the economy in order to help address the country's deficit and debt problem, according to members of the Coalition for Responsible Taxation.Arguing that it is not clear how the institution is determining rates, which impact both how much it costs the government to borrow,...

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February 05, 2014
Businesses upping pressure against VAT

With the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) just five months away, more businesses are joining the anti-VAT campaign and are petitioning their customers to do the same.
One business owner referred to VAT as "crazy", while another said the implementation of VAT could push poor people "over the edge".
Several business owners have erected posters throughout their stores, highlighting the impact ...

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