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February 27, 2013
VAT Sets Off Alarm At BHTA

The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) has expressed concern over the implementation of value-added tax (VAT), arguing it could create a burden on an industry already struggling to reach financial stability.

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February 13, 2013
Mixed Reaction To URCA Decision On CBL

The business community has expressed mixed reviews on the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority's (URCA) decision to deny Cable Bahamas Limited's (CBL) request to increase its monthly subscription rates.

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February 13, 2013
Nassau Police Investigates Armed Robbery - Male Female Arrested At LPIA With Large Sum of Cash

Male & Female Arrested At LPIA With
Large Sum Of Cash: 

In two separate incidents, police are
questioning two (2) people reference to Proceeds derived from Criminal
Conduct, after they were found collectively, in possession of two hundred
and twenty thousand, seven hundred and twenty ($220,720.00) dollars at
the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA)...

Police Investigates Armed R...

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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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January 29, 2013
URCA election rules 'undemocratic'

Gambling wasn't the only hot topic yesterday.
As people headed for the polls, many Bahamians sounded off on rules imposed by the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) on election day. According to "Part 6" of its code regulations, licensees are not permitted to broadcast any discussion or analysis of election or referendum issues on the day of the vote.
Licensees are also not allow...

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January 08, 2013
Govt approves 22 for road works relief

With just 10 days left to apply, the Ministry of Finance has received 58 applications and approved 22 businesses under its road works relief plan.
The government held a press conference yesterday at the Prime Minister's Office to encourage more Bahamians to seek compensation. According to Michael Halkitis, the state minister of finance, approximately 800 businesses in the capital were negatively i...

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January 09, 2013
Spotless Cleaned out by Recession

Spotless Cleaners' dry cleaning days are numbered. The company will shut its doors permanently as early as this week, closing eight stores in New Providence and leaving 42 persons unemployed. Owner of the laundry chain Samantha Harajchi told Guardian Business that the economic climate played a large role in the move. "The economy has been rough on us and unfortunately it got to the point where we ...

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January 14, 2013
'We don't need another public holiday'

Members of the business community are expressing concern over making Majority Rule Day a public holiday in The Bahamas, noting that the country already has 10 of them during a full calendar year.
Public holidays in The Bahamas - including New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Whit Monday, Labour Day, Independence Day, Emancipation Day, Columbus Day, Christmas and Boxing Day - are enjoyed by ...

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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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November 20, 2012
Business Leaders Look To Hedge Liabilities

Some of the country's top businessmen say between exorbitant operational costs and the volatility of the market, it is becoming increasingly difficult to operate in the private sector.

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