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September 21, 2011
LOOK THROUGH 'COCK AND BULL' OF POLITICIANS

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

BAHAMIANS must "start looking through the cock and bull of politicians" and realise they will have to pay more to sustain the current size of government, a well-known businessman warning that the next administration would have to take "tough decisions" on the public finances.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of the Superwash laundromat chain, said Bahamians...

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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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May 07, 2013
D'Aguilar to speak at GB Chamber event

The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to its monthly luncheon, as the guest speaker will be Dionisio D'Aguilar, well-known businessman and former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president.
D'Aguilar, the president of Superwash and a chairman and director of numerous boards, will speak on Wednesday, May 8 at the monthly business luncheon at the Pelican Bay Hotel. D'Aguilar will be sp...

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May 07, 2013
Former Bahamas Chamber president to speak at GB Chamber Lunch

Grand Bahama, The Bahamas - The local Grand
Bahama Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to their monthly luncheon
on Wednesday,  May 8th, as the guest speaker will be well-known
businessman and former Chamber of Commerce President, Dionisio
D'Aguilar.

President of Superwash, Chairman and Director of
numerous boards, Mr. D'Aguilar will speak on Wednesday at the Chamber
monthly busines...

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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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College of The Bahamas conference will see launch of tourism research unit
August 16, 2013
College of The Bahamas conference will see launch of tourism research unit

As The Bahamas tourism product continues to evolve, a more dynamic service culture will also be necessary, according to a top tourism executive at Atlantis who is slated to give a master class at an international conference in September...

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