With at least one major retailer blaming a decrease in sales on the increase in value-added tax (VAT), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said yesterday that enough time might not have elapsed to show that there is a direct correlation between
Jeremiah Rolle of M & M Seafood Shack.
Some conch salad vendors are reporting a significant decline in business as confirmed cases of conch poisoning increase in the country.
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Health confirmed that there were 17 cases of vibrio parahaemolyticus being treated at Doctor’s Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital.
Government continues to have discussions with the gaming houses regarding the increase in taxes the sector faces, and on how any negative effects can be mitigated moving forward, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest. The stamp tax implementation imposed on
A tax expert is predicting that the government will have to once again revisit the country’s tax structure in another year or so, as it prepares for ascension to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) President Gowon Bowe said as uncomfortable
In this treacherous business world a good business partner can help you achieve both your business and personal professional goals. We can take a look at many successful businesses right here in The Bahamas that have been and still are successful. You may be quite
TinyPulse is a software that emphasizes the importance of two-way communication in the workplace. It aims to develop continuous listening among Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) employees and managers by allowing all employees to leave anonymous feedback, suggestions, complaints or solutions. This empowers the employees
The remains of a razed shantytown on Hamster Road, off Faith Avenue North. FILE
Acting President of the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) Anglican Archdeacon James Palacious said yesterday the elimination of shantytowns in The Bahamas will be a “painful and heart-wrenching" process, but suggested that the communities cannot continue and urged Bahamians to lend aid to residents who struggle
A police officer looks on as a crowd enters the Delimart supermarket complex, which had been burned during two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, July 8, 2018. AP
There is no “immediate concern” that The Bahamas will end up in a similar situation as Haiti where riots broke out over a 50 percent increase in fuel prices mandated by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest indicated yesterday.
While speaking to
Members of the Straw Business Persons Society (SBPS) were joined by Englerston Member of Parliament Glenys Hanna-Martin as they held a press conference at the British Colonial Hilton hotel yesterday. From left are SBPS Vice President Rebecca Small, SBPS President Reverend Esther Thompson and Hanna-Martin. AHVIA J. CAMPBELL
Among several demands made to the government yesterday, members of the Straw Business Persons Society called on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to remove the downtown straw market from the portfolio of Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister.
“The first thing we want to do is
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force has increased patrols in the aftermath of civil unrest in Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien in Haiti. FILE
There are now increasing trends of Haitian migrants coming into The Bahamas illegally on stolen U.S. boats and more technologically advanced sloops, said Lieutenant Commander Carlon Bethell, squadron commanding officer in the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), yesterday.
Bethell’s comments come amidst increased patrols in the