Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
2020 Trade Licenses Fees #537175
07/07/19 05:10 AM
07/07/19 05:10 AM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 64,116
oregon, spr
Marty Offline OP

.
Marty  Offline OP
Trade Licenses Fees to be adjusted in 2020

In 2020, an adjustment in Trade License fees is expected to come into effect across the country, and businesses will be charged based on their commercial category. On Ambergris Caye, businesses are informed that surveyors from the Ministry of Local Government, along with staff from The San Pedro Town Council will be visiting establishments to collect information from proprietors and at the same time, inform them of the upcoming change in Trade License Fees.

On the island, Mayor Daniel Guerrero said that the idea to categorize businesses would benefit the businesses sector as they will pay fees according to their group. “This is to have a more organized system whereby everyone will pay according to what type of business they do,” said Guerrero. “For example, there will be a different fee for realtors, tour operators, restaurants, and so on. The new policy will have everyone in their right group and fairly charged.” He added that based on the category, some establishments might end paying less than what they are currently paying. Guerrero mentioned that the initiative had been encouraged by the Belize Chamber of Commerce (BCC).

The BCC stated that the project has been in the works for the past five years and they hope that by 2020, it will be operating countrywide. They pointed out that another reason why the system is being implemented is to avoid the disparity when it comes to fees. Currently, certain businesses with the same size and in the same area are paying different fees. “We want to end this system, it is unfair,” said a representative from BCC. They explained that the only space to be measured in a given business should be their product footprint only.

The SPTC asks business owners on the island to be cooperative with the agents when they visit their premises and to provide them with all necessary information. They are also encouraged to share their questions about the new policy with the surveyors.

Click here to read the rest of the article in the San Pedro Sun

Re: 2020 Trade Licenses Fees [Re: Marty] #538765
10/16/19 05:14 AM
10/16/19 05:14 AM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 64,116
oregon, spr
Marty Offline OP

.
Marty  Offline OP
It's back! Take advantage of this promotion! In honor of San Pedro's 35th Township Anniversary, the San Pedro Town Council is offering a 5% discount on Trade License fees for 2020. Please be reminded that you must fill out a renewal form prior to paying your 2020 fee.

[Linked Image]


Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
San Pedro Fun Finder
Paradise Guy Event Calendar
Cayo Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
November
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 381 guests, and 0 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics70,056
Posts477,720
Members19,542
Most Online2,982
Jan 29th, 2019



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1