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Caribbean Urged To Explore Digital Currency Opportunities

Caribbean Urged To Explore Digital Currency Opportunities

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
10 February, 2016
Caribbean territories could improve prospects for their international finance centers by considering regulations and tax frameworks for digital currencies, according to a new report published by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Manaus Free Trade Zone Operations Shrunk In 2015

Manaus Free Trade Zone Operations Shrunk In 2015

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
10 February, 2016
The Manaus Free Trade Zone in Brazil has reported that the revenues of its industrial park fell in 2015, as a result of Brazil's weak economy.
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Bahamas Extends Deadline For Turnover 'Certification'

Bahamas Extends Deadline For Turnover 'Certification'

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
09 February, 2016
The Bahamas has agreed to ease the deadline for small businesses to have their turnover verified by a licensed accounting practitioner.
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Caribbean Banks Concerned With US Developments

Caribbean Banks Concerned With US Developments

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
09 February, 2016
At a recent meeting with a US ambassador, the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank expressed concerns about the impact of US regulatory policies on commercial banks in Eastern Caribbean Currency Union territories.
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ADGM Signs MoU With Central Bank Of UAE

ADGM Signs MoU With Central Bank Of UAE

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
09 February, 2016
The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of the Abu Dhabi Global Market, a free zone in the United Arab Emirates, announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of the UAE on February 4, 2016.
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Bermuda To Offer Expats Pathways To Residency

Bermuda To Offer Expats Pathways To Residency

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
08 February, 2016
Bermuda's Government has announced that it will introduce new pathways for expats to receive permanent residency and Bermuda status.
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Bahamas To Overhaul Petroleum Tax Regime

Bahamas To Overhaul Petroleum Tax Regime

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
08 February, 2016
Legislation under consideration in the Bahamas would introduce a new tax framework for petrol companies.
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IoM To Grow E-Gaming Sector With Work Permit Waivers

IoM To Grow E-Gaming Sector With Work Permit Waivers

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
05 February, 2016
In a bid to grow its e-gaming sector, the Isle of Man has announced that it is to exempt certain workers employed in the IT sector from work permit requirements.
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Cayman Insurance Sector Grew Despite Obamacare

Cayman Insurance Sector Grew Despite Obamacare

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
04 February, 2016
Cayman saw growth in the size of its captive insurance sector in 2015, despite the fallout from the US Affordable Care Act for the Cayman health insurance industry.
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Trinidad And Tobago Legislates For Budget Tax Changes

Trinidad And Tobago Legislates For Budget Tax Changes

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
04 February, 2016
Trinidad and Tobago has newly released The Value Added Tax (Amendment to Schedule 2) Order, 2016, which replaces the list of supplies subject to a zero rate of VAT, and the Finance Act, 2016, which contains amendments to implement measures announced in the territory's Budget.
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