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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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November 29, 2011
ATLANTIS TAKEOVER 'A LITTLE DISCONCERTING'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Private sector leaders yesterday said the new Atlantis owner's long-term intentions were critical for the well-being of its 8,000 employees and the wider Bahamian economy, a former Chamber president telling Tribune Business he found it "a little disconcerting" that this nation's largest resort was now controlled by a finance company.

Emphasising that he ...

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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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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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Operation Potcake
Operation Potcake

Saturday 19th 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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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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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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