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Barbados International Business Association April Luncheon

BIBA’s April 2013 Luncheon will feature the newly appointed Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, the Honourable Donville Inniss. The recently appointed Minister is expected to inject fresh life into the Barbados offshore business sector. He envisions the sector playing a key role in providing growth and future prospects to the Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Association January Luncheon

The Barbados International Business Association’s January 2013 Luncheon will focus on Qatar’s international investment strategy, specifically on the potential of Barbados as an investee country. The luncheon is entitled: Doing Business with Qatar The Presenter for this seminar is: David Viney, CEO, David Viney Consulting Inc. David Viney is an investment banker and advisor, with Continue Reading...

Barbados and Bahrain Sign Tax Treaty

Barbados and Bahrain signed the Barbados Bahrain Double Taxation Agreement on December 3, 2012 in Manama, Bahrain. Both countries are continuing to expand their tax treaty networks to further enhance their economies by facilitating international business and investment. The Barbados Bahrain tax treaty was signed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa , the Kingdom of Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Association November Luncheon

The Barbados International Business Association’s November Luncheon Seminar will focus on the emerging importance of Barbados for Latin American business and estate planning.  The seminar will be held jointly with the Barbados Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. The luncheon is entitled: Barbados as an Important Part of Latin American Business and Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Week 2012

The Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) will be hosting the annual Barbados International Business Week 2012 from October 21 – 27, 2012. “Innovation … Our Path to New Horizons” Barbados International Business Week is a complete week of activities that aims to raise awareness, recognize and celebrate the valuable contributions made by the Barbados international Continue Reading...

Barbados International Business Association September Luncheon

The Barbados International Business Association’s September Luncheon Seminar will focus on potential opportunities for the Barbados international business sector in Latin America and Asia; specifically, the leading international business centres of Panama and Hong Kong. The luncheon will feature a panel discussion entitled: “Selected Markets Redux: Further Prospects for Barbados as an International Business Hub” Continue Reading...

International Business Update Seminar

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB) will be presenting a seminar titled: “Recent Initiatives – Perspectives on the Future” This seminar will feature local and international speakers from both industry and government who will present and discuss an array of issues with important implications for the Barbados international business sector. The seminar is Continue Reading...

Barbados Offers Entry Permits to High Net Worth Individuals

The Barbados Cabinet has recently offered High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) the option to be granted indefinite Special Entry Permits.  The Special Entry Permits allow non-nationals to enter and depart from the island as they wish, as well as stay for indefinite periods of time. This new initiative is aimed at making living, working and Continue Reading...

Barbados Lowers Offshore Tax Rates Further

The Barbados Cabinet has lowered the offshore tax rate on all profits and gains for the highest band of taxable income. The offshore tax rate on income and gains above US $15 million has been reduced further from 1% down to just 0.5% in 2012, with a further reduction to 0.25% in 2013. An additional Continue Reading...

Barbados and UK Sign Tax Treaty

Barbados and the UK have signed a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) to facilitate an improved business relationship between the two nations. The Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Tax Evasion meets modern standards for tax transparency and facilitates the information exchange for tax purposes between the two countries. The Continue Reading...