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TOP REALTOR CALLS FOR STAMP TAX 'REVERSAL'

A LEADING realtor is urging the Government to reverse its Stamp Tax increase on real property transactions, arguing that it is costing the Bahamas much-needed business and discouraging both local and foreign buyers. Mario Carey, head of Mario Carey Realty

TOP REALTOR CALLS FOR STAMP TAX 'REVERSAL'

A LEADING realtor is urging the Government to reverse its Stamp Tax increase on real property transactions, arguing that it is costing the Bahamas much-needed business and discouraging both local and foreign buyers. Mario Carey, head of Mario Carey Realty

TOP REALTOR CALLS FOR STAMP TAX 'REVERSAL'

A LEADING realtor is urging the Government to reverse its Stamp Tax increase on real property transactions, arguing that it is costing the Bahamas much-needed business and discouraging both local and foreign buyers. Mario Carey, head of Mario Carey Realty

PRESSURE DROP

LOW water pressure experienced in northern New Providence was last night said to be the result of a major water main rupture. Water and Sewerage Corporation officials explained that water supply to the area had to be decreased to allow repairs at a trans

STAMP TAX RISE STILL 'DISCOURAGING' BUYERS

By NATARIO McKENZIE Tribune Business Reporter nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net THE 12 per cent decline in non-trade stamp taxes recorded in the Central Bank's quarterly report for the 2011 fourth quarter shows that the Stamp Duty increase continues to "discour

Realtor backs Stamp tax rate reduction

Realtor backs Stamp tax rate reduction Bahamian realtor Mario Carey has applauded the Government's plans to roll back the one-time Stamp Duty on residential property transactions from 12 per cent to 10 per cent. Mr Carey cited the 12 per centStamp tax a

Robbery suspect escapes as guard takes toilet break

Robbery suspect escapes as guard takes toilet break AN ARMED robbery suspect escaped custody while receiving treatment at hospital yesterday. Frederick Green, 29, made his escape from the Princess Margaret Hospital's chest ward after the prison officer a

Gov't urged to 'look carefully' at manufacturing's survival

Gov't urged to 'look carefully' at manufacturing's survival By NATARIO McKENZIE Tribune Business Reporter nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net A leading Bahamian bottled water manufacturer yesterday urged the Government to "look very carefully at how we can survi

PM welcomed in Marco City

PM welcomed in Marco City By DENISE MAYCOCK Tribune Freeport Reporter dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREEPORT: Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham was well received by a huge crowd of FNM supporters on Saturday evening at the opening of the party's Marco City

PM welcomed in Marco City

PM welcomed in Marco City By DENISE MAYCOCK Tribune Freeport Reporter dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREEPORT: Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham was well received by a huge crowd of FNM supporters on Saturday evening at the opening of the party's Marco City

PI resort settles credit union debt

PI resort settles credit union debt By NATARIO McKENZIE Tribune Business Reporter nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net THE Paradise Island-based Club Land'Or resort has moved to settle its debt with another creditor, a credit union executive yesterday confirming

DNA hits out over FNM priorities for Abaco

DNA hits out over FNM priorities for Abaco By LAMECH JOHNSON Tribune Staff Reporter ljohnson@tribunemedia.net THE Democratic National Alliance's Central and South Abaco candidate Roscoe Thompson says Abaco's latest infrastructural projects should have b

DNA hits out over FNM priorities for Abaco

DNA hits out over FNM priorities for Abaco By LAMECH JOHNSON Tribune Staff Reporter ljohnson@tribunemedia.net THE Democratic National Alliance's Central and South Abaco candidate Roscoe Thompson says Abaco's latest infrastructural projects should have b