The Bahamian real estate industry can “maybe absorb” Value-Added Tax (VAT) if Stamp Duty rates are cut to 6 per cent market-wide, a leading realtor has told Tribune Business.
The Ministry of Finance’s top official yesterday said the government “feels comfortable” that the boating industry can absorb increased cruising permit rates despite marina concerns.
Much has transpired in recent times regarding the national debate on Immigration reform.
Commonwealth Brewery has absorbed a “significant” cost by choosing to “eat” the 4.5 percentage point value-added tax (VAT) hike across its entire Kalik beer product line.Dennis Hanna, the BISX-listed brewer’s vice-president of corporate affairs, conf
The recommendations of the Crime Forum and the Ministry of National Security’s responses:
KRAIGG Brathwaite became the first opening batsman to be unbeaten in both innings of a Test as he led West Indies to an absorbing five-wicket win over Pakistan in Sharjah yesterday.
The Bahamas needs “five Baha Mars going on” simultaneously to achieve the 5.5 per cent GDP growth necessary to slash existing unemployment by 50 per cent and absorb thousands of annual school leavers into the workforce.
The Bahamas will fall back into economic recession if consumers are unable to absorb Value-Added Tax’s (VAT) inflationary impact, a co-chair for the private sector’s Tax Coalition warned yesterday.
Mr. Carl R. Johnson age 69 years of Blue Hill Heights died at his residence on Saturday, March 9th, 2019. He is survived by his Sons: Melvin Deveaux, Pastor Carl R. Johnson Jr. and Maurice Johnson; Daughters: Anderia and Petula ...
A bank has unveiled an online trading platform to give Bahamian investors direct “one-stop shop” access to the US and global financial markets.Cornèrtrader, a subsidiary of Bahamas-based Cornèr Bank (Overseas) subsidiary, said the initiative was desi
SOCIAL Networks have been swarmed with concert gossip over the past few weeks after news broke that two major events will clash on the same date in February.
Each year more than 6,000 new students enter the job market.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday upped the average five-year GDP growth rate that the Bahamas needs to both absorb new workforce entrants, and slash the existing jobless rate in half, from 5 per cent to 7 per cent as it urged this nation to rapidly tackle “structural impediments”.
AN EMOTIONAL R Kelly moved the local crowd during his first concert in the Bahamas.
CORPORATE Bahamas continues to patronise the 2013 BTC Carifta Games with a major utility corporation coming on board just days before the games begin.
G R SWEETING’S Clarks and The Shoe Village stores are lending a helping hand to a local non-profit organisation in need of financial assistance.
Scotiabank major sponsor of junior regatta MAJOR SPONSOR: Shown (l-r) are Clyde Rolle, vice commodore of the National Family Island Regatta committee, Leah R Davis, senior manager of marketing and public relations for Scotiabank (Bahamas) and Wycliff Alb