Michelle Neville-Clarke, Legal Advisor for the Coalition for Responsible Taxation, addressed the Rotary Club of West Nassau on Value Added Tax (VAT).
Applicants for numbers lottery licenses must withstand scrutiny. Any criminal history is cause for immediate disqualification, meaning all existing numbers kingpins are ineligible.
Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said the government should include casino gaming in the referendum, as Bahamians should have the right to vote on it.
A committee in Belize is evaluating the benefits of decriminalising the possession of small portions of marijuana – something the Bahamas should also consider.
While the legal battle for Atlantis could go on for years, a top accountant and liquidator says the thousands of Bahamians employed at Atlantis are secure in the short-term.
Thirty-three Bills were passed during the 2010 session of the House of Assembly, such as the Bill for an Act to Require Businesses to hold a Business Licence, to Repeal the Business Licence Act, Chapter 329 and for connected matters.
Kerzner International is fighting claims that it has engaged in “unfair and deceptive practices” – the basis of a class action lawsuit against the company.
One of the first travel companies making new Cuba trips has suspended the tours amid troubling questions.
Crawfish season reopened on Monday, but fishermen who employ underhanded tactics to harvest the crustacean out of season continue to strain the resources of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.