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Rise in cost of living, but utilities taper

Economy continues to experience modest growth   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Notwithstanding a continued rise in the cost of living as... read more »

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Yearly 25,000 Japanese car imports to drop as new car sales expected to hike

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Auto industry insiders are eyeing a possible decline in nearly 25,000 used Japanese vehicles imported into the... read more »

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DPM: 0.1% of GDP surplus by 2021/2022

No VAT increase in the next budget   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While touting the Minnis administration’s fiscal performance during the... read more »

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Stamp tax and VAT revenue up substantially

Deficit reduced by 31%, but three quarters used   Government revenue for the first six months of this fiscal year... read more »

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OWN Bahamas Foundation survey reveals startling stats on Bahamian entrepreneurs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As the OWN Bahamas Foundation ups the ante to support local entrepreneurs through a 2019 expansion, an... read more »

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Govt. not backing down in gaming tax row

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Government has dug its feet into the sand and remains resolute that it will move forward with... read more »

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Gaming house attorneys suggest a winning tax over a patron’s tax

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A new development in the ongoing negotiations between government and gaming house operators, if approved, could possibly... read more »

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Inland Revenue open on Saturdays to help with business licence renewals

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Department of Inland Revenue is opening its Client Services Centre on Saturdays for the month of... read more »

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Straw Business Persons Society endorses Global Ports Holding bid for cruise port project

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Executives of the Straw Business Persons Society have declared their support for Nassau Cruise Port Ltd., the... read more »

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Roberts agrees with ‘sugary drink tax’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While Bahamian manufacturers have warned that the proposed sin tax on sugary drinks will be detrimental to... read more »

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CCC wants solar power plants in GB

Group launches petition to lower power bills   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A power company has made application to the government... read more »

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Maynard: Shell is the answer to lowering power bills

Minnis says govt. will bring down cost of energy   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Electrical Workers Union (BEWU) President Paul... read more »

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90% of Grand Bahamians see electricity cost decrease, FNM claims

The Free National Movement on Monday claimed that 90 per cent of Grand Bahamians are expected to see a decrease... read more »

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PM on Chipman: ‘We speak with one voice’

Govt. to expand designated tax-free zones   Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said Wednesday night that while he and Centreville... read more »

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Local ‘Black Friday’ sales low in comparison to last year

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As some shoppers in the United States waited for hours outside store fronts and literally “raced” to... read more »

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Some busses to go cashless

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The hassle of having to find the correct change to give a bus driver will soon come... read more »

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Maynard: VAT exemption on electricity bill does very little

The government’s decision to temporarily increase the value-added tax (VAT) exemption for electricity bills will do very little on easing... read more »

Business

Overall deficit reduced by 52%, first quarter fiscal report reveals

Referring to the move as an “historic first” in The Bahamas, which represents a new and unprecedented standard of transparency... read more »

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Robinson: 2% tax on wages for NHI is “a lazy and easy way out”

Bain and Grants Town Member of Parliament Travis Robinson declared that he will not support any additional tax on the... read more »

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Prices soar at the gas pump

Motorists filling up at the pumps on Monday found that gas prices tipped over the five-dollar margin. When Eyewitness News... read more »