Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Legal stay


Share post:

SAVED BY THE BELL – this round, at least.

That’s the luck of doctors, lawyers, accountants, engineers and other professionals who have opposed Government’s stated intention not to renew their licences to practise their trades if they can’t produce a tax clearance certificate from the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA).

Highly-placed sources revealed that the Freundel Stuart administration had sought a third legal opinion, given that those received so far had been in conflict, and in the interim, the status quo would remain.

While Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler yesterday declined to discuss the latest position with the proposal introduced in his June 15 Budget, he told the DAILY NATION he would speak comprehensively on the matter in the House of Assembly today. (RRM)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Sunil Narine rules out West Indies comeback for T20 World Cup

Sunil Narine has ruled himself out of a recall to West Indies' squad for the forthcoming T20 World Cup...

Taiwan rattled by 6.1 magnitude earthquake amid numerous tremors

Taiwan was hit with a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the early hours of Tuesday local time (2:32 p.m....

Trump hush money trial was ‘election fraud pure and simple’, prosecutors say

Donald Trump “orchestrated a criminal scheme to corrupt the 2016 presidential election” by covering up an alleged affair...

Nicki Minaj throws item back into crowd after nearly getting hit by object onstage

Nicki Minaj was left unimpressed after a fan threw an object at her onstage. In a video shared by Pop Crave on...