A number of MP’s have confessed that they have not paid their property taxes. We’ve been told it would be a shock if who owes taxes and in what gargantuan amounts was revealed.
With more than $550 million in Real Property Taxes outstanding, Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash urged the government to correct its tax collection system before imposing VAT on Bahamians.
Admittedly, I was pleased to see that the government decided to overlook potential electoral threats and/or the propensity to please campaigning churchmen (to lock up their church members’ votes) and instead chose to govern.
Michelle Neville-Clarke, Legal Advisor for the Coalition for Responsible Taxation, addressed the Rotary Club of West Nassau on Value Added Tax (VAT).
Tiffani Lightbourne and Jennifer Pedican-Dames of New Oriental Cleaners will both be wearing these brightly coloured T-shirts on Wednesday March 12th to drum up support for the The Coalition for Responsible Taxation.
Value Added Tax (VAT) will not be charged on any form of domestic travel, State Finance Minister Michael Halkitis told residents of Killarney March 3.
Financial Secretary John Rolle slammed opponents of VAT’s implementation in The Bahamas who circulated a 15-minute video about what they claim is the disastrous impact this form of taxation had on the economy of St. Kitts & Nevis.
It is unbelievable (and shows true incompetence) that with only four months to go, the government is still figuring out the rules for VAT and has not tabled the final bill yet.
The Government of the Bahamas is continuing its public education efforts on the impending Value Added Tax (VAT) implementation with a full month of community presentations.