Tag Archives: Taxation

Is Barbados An Overly Taxed Economy Or Not?

Submitted by Old Onions Bag “the quality of mercy wanes” Exactly what is hoped to be achieved by these draconian tax measures? It is about time gurus in the Finance Ministry wake up and see the results of their  ploy. Can Barbados ever be able to recover given the prevailing circumstances and no projected new […]

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Slicing And Dicing The Barbados Economy

Submitted by People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) In the last PDC article on BU, we looked at, et al, the real actual cost of use of the Barbadian people’s money vis-à-vis the supposed total value of the monetary base of the people of this country. Too, we concluded in that article that, at this present time, […]

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Lawyers And Doctors Accused Of Not Paying All Their Taxes

Submitted by the People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) “When the government fears the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government there is tyranny”. Thomas Jefferson “Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again; poor fools. And their grand-children are once more […]

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Factors Compromising The Growth Of The Economy

Submitted by the People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) Some months ago, in a PDC article on this BU blog site, we had promised that, in a later article – we would expound on the proposition that  the Agriculture Sector, the Manufacturing Sector, the Construction Sector, the Freight  Sector (which is the corollary of the Material Sectors), […]

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The Method of Taxation, An Illegal Undertaking By Government

Submitted by The People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) Having in the last PDC submission illuminated, to some extent, the close relationships between the Taxation policy of the government, and the financial policy of both the government and the financial private sector in Barbados, we now take this opportunity to use this column, this time around, to […]

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The Mechanics Of Money In Our Neck of The Woods

Submitted by the People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) In this article, the PDC duly returns to the phenomenon of the relevant people, businesses and other entities in Barbados despicably atrociously paying for the use of the Barbadian people’s money. And, we do so cognizant of the fact that the level at which most people and other […]

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Government Public Private Partnership Housing Strategy Comes Under Attack

Submitted by the People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) A local home building firm charges the NHC/Government BDS$1.6 million for building 20 wall bungalow-type homes on so-called crown lands in a particular region in Christ Church. The Government intends “to sell” these houses to prospective “buyers” on the local commercial housing market for BDS $ 1.8 million. […]

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP – Latest Buzz Word For Government

The revival of the demand for a relatively unknown entertainment licence has frustrated the efforts of many promoters to host Crop Over fetes resulting in losses for this sector. It is a reflection of the regard with which small businesses are held by government. This economic crisis has taken a toll on the small business […]

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The Abolition of TAXATION in Barbados

In this week’s PDC article, we continue to provide greater ideological philosophical and practical proof of the Abolition of TAXATION in Barbados, and of the unprecedented substantial growth and development that will be realized in the material production distribution and financial affairs of this country, with the removal of the said TAXATION, and the putting […]

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VOTE PDC Next Elections For Better More Efficient Money System

Submitted by Peoples Democratic Congress (PDC) The Barbadian people’s money HAS LONG BEEN AND CONTINUE TO BE PAID FOR on the behalf of the said  Barbadian people by governments over the years from some of the very ill-gotten proceeds of TAXATION. This clearly implies that, collectively – not individually though – it is the people […]

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Owing Taxes

Submitted by People’s Democratic Congress The notion that “more than $200 million is said to be OWED to Government in VAT and Income Tax by several major enterprises, professional, and business people” (Weekend Nation, Friday, February 11, 2008), is absolute rubbish. The principal reason why we in the PDC make this criticism is because the […]

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Successive Government Policies Fall Short

Submitted by People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) Former banker John Beale Both DLP and BLP Governments have over the years  been pursuing and implementing some very backward and inept fiscal and monetary policies in Barbados. Such policies include but are not limited to evil TAXATION, INTEREST RATES, INSTITUTIONAL REPAYABLE LOANS POLICIES, etc. And when they have […]

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Beginning A No -Taxation Campaign

Submitted by People’s Democratic Congress (PDC)   Thursday, 25 November, 2010, marked the beginning of the  People’s Democratic Congress’s No-Taxation Campaign in Barbados. This No-Taxation Campaign has been commenced to coincide with the intense anger and frustration by thousands of Barbadians at the draconian increases in TAXATION by DLP Minister of Finance, Mr. Chris Sinckler, […]

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People’s Democratic Congress Calls For Massive Reduction In Size Of Government

Submitted by People’s Democratic Congress   Many Barbadians have been for a long time asking us – the PDC – questions about what would replace TAXATION, once the PDC takes over the reins of  government in this country, and proceeds in a gradual way to abolish TAXATION – this most evil dehumanistic irrational  unproductive scourge. […]

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Destroying A Decade Old Culture Of Debt Accumulation In Barbados

Submitted by The People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) The huge and burgeoning financial debt across the personal, private, public and social sectors of Barbados is the second biggest political financial problem facing the country at this stage ( The biggest is TAXATION). And, whether it is at the individual, household, organizational, institutional or governmental  levels, or  […]

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Dismantling The Barbados Tax Model

Submitted by the People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) This week’s PDC contribution deals with another set of reasons why there must be large-scale lawful political opposition and street protests in Barbados in the foreseeable future by the relevant masses and middle classes of people, and by the relevant businesses and other entities and their respective supporters,  […]

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