Topic: VAT

4 years ago

National Anxiety Over VAT

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National Anxiety Over VAT

As national anxieties are being expressed about Value Added Tax (VAT) and our country faces uncertain times, I’ve decided to take a cursory glance at this hot button topic with a view to expanding the discussion from various angles.

4 years ago

Warning On VAT From Barbados

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Bahamians resent having to be taxed to support the status quo. Unless government sets an example, Bahamians will grumble. This is the frequent complaint that we hear within the ranks of the unions.

4 years ago

Citizens for a Better Bahamas

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My name is Tamara van Breugel and I am a citizen of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas. I am a young working mother, my family owns a small business in the city, and I strongly believe there are responsible alternatives to VAT.

4 years ago

VAT Sanctions ‘Very Distasteful’

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Super Value’s owner has slammed the proposed sanctions regime for delinquent Value-Added Tax (VAT) payers as “very distasteful”, fearing just one mistake by staff could result in his jailing or loss of passport.

4 years ago

Compliance For VAT But Nothing Else

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The PLP government, which can’t seem to obey or enforce existing laws, plans to give the VAT Commissioner outrageous far-reaching powers that are frightening in a society with so many crooked politicians.

4 years ago

Due Process Being Forsaken in The Bahamas?

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Over the years we’ve seen Summary Conviction clauses placed in legislation that gives the Government Minister responsible the power to be prosecutor, judge and jury over matters he/she might consider contrary to the act.

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