April 20, 2018
Attorney Wayne Munroe, QC. Photo: Terrel W. Carey/Tribune Staff
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The attorney general will “reach out” to Wayne Munroe QC today to find out why his web shop clients are not paying the taxes agreed under the government’s settlement with the industry.
Not all web shop operators have signed up to the tax settlement with the government, a prominent QC revealed yesterday, suggesting legal challenges remain a possibility.
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe wants to launch a class-action lawsuit against Cable Bahamas, hoping to force the service provider to provide customers with all they pay for, or supply credits when it can’t do so.
The web shop industry’s “sliding scale” tax structure could be cut to just two bands with much lower rates under new proposals being considered by the Government.
AS governments around the world come under fire for confidential settlement agreements, their use persists in The Bahamas in the absence of public scrutiny, alarming transparency advocates.
The Government and web shops will resolve their dispute over the industry’s “sliding scale” tax structure in the courts, it was revealed yesterday, despite making progress on the “patron tax”.
Web shop attorneys yesterday said the sector was stunned by the Government’s tabling of the five percent “patron tax” rules in Parliament given that the two sides remain far apart.
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe has taken legal action against the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation for repossessing homes in Millennium Gardens, a move he says the BMC was statute-barred from doing.
The Government was yesterday accused of “disrespecting” the web shop industry by setting an arbitrary end-of-week deadline to resolve their differences over the five percent patron tax.Wayne Munroe QC, the attorney representing the Island Game and Pa
The Government narrowed its first quarter fiscal deficit by 52 percent despite missing out on a projected $12.6m revenue increase in web shop taxation, it was revealed yesterday.Marlon Johnson, the Ministry of Finance’s acting financial secretary, sa
A KEY witness in former Labour Minister Shane Gibson’s criminal case told investigators that Jonathan Ash “got all of his payments” from the government. This revelation follows Attorney General Carl Bethel’s confirmation on Tuesday that Mr Ash was st
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe yesterday theorised that the family of Garvanisha Carey, the woman who died after her car struck several concrete barriers that closed off Munnings Road last week, has a “good case” against the government following the incident.
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe wants to know if the police officer responsible for the death of 20-year-old Deangelo Evans has been involved in other fatal police shootings this year. Mr Munroe is representing the Evans family and is expected to start reachin
CALLING parliamentarians “either very dumb or very dangerous,” attorney Wayne Munroe, QC, said the Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity) Amendment Bill 2018 will almost certainly be struck down as unconstitutional by the courts.