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Bahamas to Increase Value-Added Tax

June 28, 2018

Starting on July 1, 2018 The Bahamas will increase the country wide VAT tax rate from 7.5% to 12%. This rate will be effective on all goods and services, including food and beverage. However there is some good news for traveling anglers.

Any bookings done between now and September 30th for rooms, services, facilities and package deal arrangements through June 30th, 2019 are subject to only the existing 7.5% VAT tax. Any trip booked after September 30, 2018 will be subject to the 12% VAT tax.

What this means for anglers traveling to the Bahamas is NOW is the time to book. Book now and save 4.5% on taxes!

For questions or more details be sure to contact doug [at] yellowdogflyfishing [dot] com (Doug McKnight) or call 888-777-5060


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