My attention was drawn to two fliers, advertising and inviting the public to two events, which will take place over the weekend in the United States of America, and which may be of interest to the Guyanese taxpayers. The first event is scheduled to take place on June 10th 2017, at 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Zen Lounge 117-15101 Avenue, Richmond Hill, New York. According to the flier, this event is organised by an entity known as “Bridge the Gap Intercontinental Inc.”, in collaboration with Zen Lounge. The event is described by the flier as, “Health and Human Services Tea Forum – Meet & Greet – Connecting & Collaborating across Boarders.” The flier indicates the “keynote Speakers” to be (verbatim): Continue reading Op Ed: A weekend at the Zen and the Ranches
Under changes to the Value Added Tax (VAT) Act, several items on the zero rated list have been removed, causing them to attract tax. These include health supplies and services, as well as educational and internet services. This was done via an Order signed by Finance Minister, Winston Jordan, on December 19, 2017.