The Government, while not only maintaining price controls, has gone from removing business license taxes in its White Paper on VAT, to taxing businesses out of existence.
The Bahamas: Opinions
We must now stop the recycling process of old political rejects and look to our youngsters of the 21st century to get us out of this financial quagmire that was created by arrogant and inept leaders of the ‘all for me baby’ crowd.
As Yogi Berra said, “It’s like deja-vu, all over again”, as the PLP gets set to repeat the mistakes of the drug-fueled 1980s, when they basically legalized criminality… and we are still suffering the consequences of that.
People are just tired of Perry Christie and Bradley Roberts wasting time stating how great they are and how hard they are working. The PLP had a great run, but it must change quickly or die.
With Financial Secretary John Rolle confirming that the VAT rate will increase “in the not too distant future”, it appears the implementation of VAT at 7.5% was only the thin end of the wedge so to speak.
I begin by highlighting that the government has cut $3.2 million from COB’s allocation in the 2014/2015 budget, bringing the total cut from higher education at COB over two budget years to over $6.7 million.
Andrew Allen highlights the obvious and insidious connection between the levels of violence in the Bahamas today and the ineptitude of a Judiciary that continues to release violent criminals to reoffend while on bail.
Bimini resident says that instead of the nonsense that the Bimini Blue Coalition is engaged in, they should be more concerned that the owners of the development live up to their other commitments.
The clear, beautiful, blue waters and thriving marine life is what brought our family back again and again to this wonderful, pristine place.