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#483291 - 01/17/14 06:54 AM Trade Licences Admin fee
Phil Offline
Anyone paid their Trade License. Seems there is a $100 Admin fee this year that isn't mentioned/itemised on the Bill.

Don't necessarily have a problem with it but it is out of the blue (to me) and a hefty % increase for lower License fees although I have no clue what a lower or Upper fee is.

For the record I think to a certain extent Trade Licenses and especially Property Taxes are way too cheap at the higher end and SPTC a desperately need more funds to further improve the Caye.

#483298 - 01/17/14 07:27 AM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
Amanda Syme Offline
Yes we have all been charged the $100 admin/application fee, plus the trade license fee.

The application fee was supposed to be paid back in November and the trade license fee was to be paid by December 31st.

#483308 - 01/17/14 08:57 AM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
Inplub Offline
I paid BZ$100 for each of the two licences. One for Trade and the other for the Restaurant.

Phil what did you pay for your Trade Licences?

Edited by Inplub (01/17/14 09:00 AM)

#483327 - 01/17/14 12:15 PM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
Phil Offline
Must have missed the notification on the application fee.

#483381 - 01/18/14 06:35 AM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
Amanda Syme Offline
It was in the paper for a few weeks.

#483539 - 01/20/14 02:35 PM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
TravelinMan1 Offline
Although I agree that they are cheap unless they actually do something constructive with the Money throughout the community it is just a waste of money.

Curious what everyone is paying for their trade Licenses. Real estate companies are $2,500.00 BZD annually. what about your sector?

#483540 - 01/20/14 02:36 PM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
TravelinMan1 Offline
Rental Homes? restaurants? Stores, bars, property managers, etc.

#483553 - 01/20/14 06:58 PM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
Inplub Offline
My restaurant/trade was BZ$750 and liquor one was BZ$750 so I paid BZ$1,500. Very small restaurant 6 tables only open for dinner. (Tastes of Thailand)

Edited by Inplub (01/20/14 07:00 PM)

#483949 - 01/24/14 01:25 PM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
Inplub Offline
I see not many people have answered the question of the cost of their Trade Licenses?

I wonder why.

#483955 - 01/24/14 02:29 PM Re: Trade Licences Admin fee [Re: Phil]
JZB Offline
Vacation rentals are $200 per bedroom.

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