Finance and Business
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Last week legislators passed another tax bill, this time aimed at visitors and tourists to the Virgin Islands (UK).
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Persons who would be selected from over 400 applicants to be owners of the Social Security Board’s “First Time Home Owner” initiative are forewarned that it’s not going to be a free ride as they must pay their mortgage.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a dramatic day at the House of Assembly meeting yesterday April 20, 2017 during the questions and answers segment when it came to BVI Airways.
FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— During a press conference held at Government House on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017 USVI Governor Kenneth E. Mapp announced that he has officially submitted for legislative approval The Virgin Islands Financial Services Improvement and Corporate Modernization Act of 2017 (FISA).
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With a work permit fee structure that, according to Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), has been the same since 1981, Government has made an amendment to the fee structure to one that is “progressive and based on income.”
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial Cruise Pier Project built under the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration that escaped a Commission of Inquiry, and which the public was told the cost would be between $40M to $50M but ended up costing tax payers over $90M with a $40M plus over-run, is back in the spot light.
OIL NUT BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The local basketball team Bayside Blazers, founded in 2014 was today Friday April 14, 2017 hosted for a tour and lunch at the world famous Oil Nut Bay, on the sister island of Virgin Gorda.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the House of Assembly (HoA) meets on Tuesday April 18, 2017 there will be some twelve (12) Bills on the Order Paper, some for first readings, others for amendments and one seems to be very urgent.