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Hotel owners reel from effects of Covid-19

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(Observer) Hotel owners here are undoubtedly bracing for what is clearly a difficult 2021, as the sector continues to reel from a historic drop in...

PM: Many getting rich by not paying taxes

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne, who is also the country’s Finance Minister, has levelled a serious charge against many businesses and individuals in the country,...

Social Security introduces new pension payments plan

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The Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board (ABSSB) has announced the introduction of a new pension payment arrangement as it adopts measures to cope...

Antigua and Barbuda passport remains strong

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(Pointe Xpress) The Antigua and Barbuda passport remains one of the strongest travel documents in the region, according to the latest ranking compiled by the...

St. John’s sees flurry of activities in final ABST weekend

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(Pointe Xpress) The final weekend of the annual Antigua and Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST) reductions resulted in a flurry of activity in St. John’s as...

V. C. Bird International records increase in flights

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(Pointe Xpress) International flights into Antigua and Barbuda’s V.C. Bird International Airport have increased despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Airport Chief Executive Officer Euleta...

‘Country may be undertaxed rather than overtaxed’ says IRD deputy commissioner

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Antigua Observer By Orville Williams Despite suggestions from some corners that the country is heavily taxed or overtaxed, the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is insisting that...

Gov’t contributions footing pension bill, social security director says

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A decision by the government to fully reopen the public sector after the nationwide lockdown in April and its further decision to incrementally supplement...

COVID19 dollar barrel to be extended

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The popular dollar barrel initiative introduced to help residents cope with the hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be extended...

Antigua’s Passport May Be An Investor’s Ticket To Paradise

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FORBES: Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Caribbean state and a member of the British Commonwealth. The country with its lush tropical islands and 365...