Planning to invest your well earned money in The Bahamas? We have put together a series of Bahamian legislative acts allowing incentives and concessions to both local and international investors interested in taking advantage of the concessions and other incentives offered by the Bahamas.
THE TARIFF ACT (Items 1, 8 & 10)
Items 1,8, and 10 of the Fourth Schedule of the Tariffs Act allow for the customs duties exemptions on specified raw materials, supplies and equipment fir agriculture, floriculture, horticulture, fisheries, forestry, cottage and light industries and commercial printing. Each of the items under the Act has a schedule that outlines all of the raw materials that would be granted duty exemptions.
The following conditions are necessary to qualify for concessions:
Item 8 is available to Bahamian investors only.
Customs Duties Exemptions:
Raw materials, supplies, and equipment as outlines in relevant scheduled.
A reduced rate of 10% for registered businesses on materials, supplies and equipment not on scheduled list.
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