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Businessman raises concerns about quality of BTC service
January 23, 2014
Businessman raises concerns about quality of BTC service

A PROMINENT businessman yesterday raised concerns about BTC's quality of service amid the attention being given to the new deal between Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and the government.

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January 06, 2014
Another public fight for the government

At the beginning of 2013, the battle lines were well established. The numbers bosses, who were supported by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) administration, were on one side seeking the legalization of web shop gaming and a lottery. Their primary opponent was the church.
Both sides stated their cases in the public sphere. After the votes were tallied, the PLP and the numbers bosses lost.
Thi...

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January 03, 2014
VAT decision 'more important battle' than election

The decision about what form tax reform should take is more significant for the future of The Bahamas than the results of any general election, a top businessman has argued, as he urged businesses nationwide to act in their own best interest by contributing to a $180,000 fund estimated to be needed by the Coalition for Responsible Taxation to conduct its own "VAT alternatives" economic analysis an...

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March 29, 2011
51/49 BTC debate is 'irrelevant'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The argument over whether Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) should own 51 per cent or 49 per cent of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is irrelevant, a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president said yesterday, because either way it will still have Board and management control at the privatised carrier.

Telling Tribune Business that CWC ...

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March 30, 2011
CWC to unlock BTC's 'Triple Play potential'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has the ability and regional knowledge to unlock the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) 'Triple Play' potential to the ultimate benefit of Bahamian consumers, a former Chamber of Commerce president telling this newspaper that privatisation would ensure the 'tail no longer wags the dog' at the telecoms carrier....

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VAT commissioner's powers questioned
November 14, 2013
VAT commissioner's powers questioned

A prominent businessman has suggested that powers given to a value-added tax (VAT) commissioner under draft legislation are "setting a dangerous precedent" and may be unconstitutional...

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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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