St Kitts and Nevis, United States Sign FATCA Agreement

Another country to implement FATCA By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has signed an agreement with the United States to implement the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The act, which was enacted by Congress in 2010, requires foreign […]


How to Move to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

It’s a dream for many — picking up and moving to the Caribbean. And every year, many people do just that. Of course, moving to any island has its own benefits and challenges — and we’re here to help. Our new […]

11 Things Caribbean Islands Need to Do

By Dr Miguel Goede and Runy Calmera CJ Contributors In a recent article in this series about the Future of the Caribbean, we discussed the opportunities for managers, business owners and policy makers in the Caribbean. When seizing the opportunities […]


What the New Value Added Tax Means for Visitors to the Bahamas

Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has officially implemented a new Value Added Tax regime, one which will effectively mean a slight reduction in taxes for visitors. Value Added Tax is a consumption tax on […]

St Kitts and Nevis, India Sign Tax Information Exchange Agreement

Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of St Kitts and Nevis and India have signed a tax information exchange agreement. The agreement was signed by St Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to the United Nations, […]

The Caribbean's Air Tax Problem

Above: St Thomas (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — On a recent visit to Liat.com, a ticket from Antigua to neighbouring St Kitts cost $108.00. With taxes and fees, however, the price jumped almost 70 percent — an […]


Ranking the Caribbean on Tax Revenue

Above: Trinidad and Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Which Caribbean countries collect the most in tax revenue? To find out, we looked at recently-released 2012 World Bank data on tax revenue collected by central governments around the […]

Cayman Islands, Colombia to Sign Tax Information Agreement

Above: the Cayman Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and Colombia will sign a tax information exchange agreement on July 1, the government announced. The TIEA will “be in accordance with global regulatory standards.” The […]

Antigua Changes Income Tax Rates

Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua has modified its income tax structure, with a series of reductions, according to Finance Minister Harold Lovell. The biggest change will see the personal allowance for computing income tax increase […]


Grenada Tourism Minister: British APD "Keeping Families Apart"

Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The Air Passenger Duty on flights originating in the United Kingdom continues to rise, despite significant opposition from the Caribbean region and the UK tourism industry. Following the announcement by British Chancellor of […]

Cayman Islands and United States Sign FATCA Agreement

Above: the US Treasury Department in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and the United States have signed an agreement that will pave the way for the automatic exchange of tax information under the US’ FATCA law. […]

Cayman, Poland Sign Tax Agreement

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and Poland signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement on Friday. Cayman’s Minister of Financial Services, Wayne Panton and Poland’s Ambassador, Witold Sobkow, signed on behalf of their respective governments. The deal was […]


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