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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) reminded territorial residents of the availability of the federal stimulus payment of $1,200 for individual or head of household filers, and $2,400 for married residents who file joint returns. In accordance with the IRS regulations, the deadline to file

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert and Michael J. De Palma, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), Miami Field Office, made the announcement today in an effort to remind taxpayers of the July 15 filing and payment deadline and warned against an increase in

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr on Thursday announced Jenifer O’Neal as Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), rounding out his financial team which includes the Commissioner of the Department of Finance, Kirk Callwood and Director of the Internal Revenue Bureau (IRB) Joel Lee. The governor also

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a long-awaited decision that has major ramifications for the territory’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) program, the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C. has rejected the arguments of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and ruled that the federal statute of limitations applies to U.S. Virgin Islands

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TAXING FOR SUCCESS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty and BIR Director Marvin Pickering stand with airbnb officials after signing off on the tax agreement. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government and Airbnb signed a “groundbreaking agreement in the Caribbean” today which will allow the platform to collect

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BEAUTIFUL OCEAN-VIEW HOTELS: The big hotels and commercial property ventures are paying their fair share of the hotel room occupancy tax — but more and more business leaders are asking — why are most property owners allowed not to pay? CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hoteliers and commercial property managers here say

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CHRISTIANSTED — The director of the Bureau of Internal Revenue said today that the “sin tax” will begin to take effect on May 1. Marvin Pickering said businesses will be forced to pay more because of Act No. 7987 dealing with imports and excise taxes in the territory: 1.    Foreign

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CHRISTIANSTED — Smokers can expect to pay a little more for their cigarettes of choice starting next month because of an increase in the excise tax on tobacco products, according to the Bureau of Internal Revenue. BIR Director Marvin Pickering said the increases on the excise tax rates for cigarettes,

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