Christian Council President says gaming tax hike forces govt. partnership



Bahamas Christian Council President, Bishop Delton Fernander.

Plot of govt. against VAT increase

President of The Bahamas Christian Council Bishop Delton Fernander, in an interview with Beyond the Headlines Tuesday, accused the government of having a very specific agenda as it relates to the tax increase for gaming operators in the country.

The proposed hike, which will take effect on July 1 of this year, levy a 20 percent up to 50 per cent increase in taxes based on their annual earnings.