Archive for January 8th, 2019

Developers get another year before duty loophole closes

Developers get another year before duty loophole closes

| 08/01/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Amendments to the Stamp Duty Law passed in the Legislative Assembly in November to close a loophole will now not be closed until the end of this year, according to the final legislation posted on the government’s gazette last month. Developers use this loophole to help buyers dodge paying duty on buildings and only […]

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PAC gets advice on how to keep eye on public cash

PAC gets advice on how to keep eye on public cash

| 08/01/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is enjoying some expert advice this week and next with a visit by Jonathan King, who is Deputy Clerk and Clerk of the Economic Policy Review Committee of Tynwald as well as Clerk of the Legislative Council on the Isle of Man. King will be reviewing and working […]

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Beach chair rental ‘pops up’ at Boggy Sand

Beach chair rental ‘pops up’ at Boggy Sand

| 08/01/2019 | 118 Comments

(CNS): West Bay residents have taken to social media demanding answers about the latest ‘pop-up’ beach chair and umbrella rental business that has appeared on Grand Cayman’s shoreline. A picture of the new commercial enterprise catering to cruise ship tourists, this one along Boggy Sand Beach, circulated yesterday but so far there are no answers […]

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CS boss declines to host referendum petition at GAB

CS boss declines to host referendum petition at GAB

| 08/01/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The battle to get civil servants to sign the petition for a people-initiated referendum on the cruise port project will not be getting any help from civil service management after it declined to host the petition at the Government Administration Building on Elgin Avenue. Kenneth Bryan, the MLA for George Town Central, had approached […]

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