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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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Operation Potcake is Underway!!!
January 10, 2013
Operation Potcake is Underway!!!

Operation Potcake is here again with nearly 100 volunteers giving their time for the cause. This round will see two five-day clinics where "unowned and loosely owned" cats and dogs will receive medical attention in MASH clinics (Mobile Animal Sterilization Hospital) around New Providence. At these clinics, the animals will be treated for internal and external parasites, and receive much needed vac...

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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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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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November 30, 2012
Fallen Businesses Plea For Relief

The owner of Wing Zone is appealing to the government to include businesses shut down from the road works in its relief plans. Michael Turnquest, who closed the franchise last July, said the $15 million relief plan outlined by the government does nothing for those most impacted.

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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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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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February 27, 2013
D'Aguilar Blasts Tax Amnesty Program

A well-known businessman is blasting the government's amnesty program to boost property tax compliance, insisting that real consequences are the only way to fix the problem.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, the owner of Superwash, said that a similar program was attempted by past administrations.

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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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