Topic: International Tax, Novel Coronavirus | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 27 March 2020 - 10:49am
The International Tax Authority has provided further particulars that are to be borne in mind with respect to Economic Substance following the press release issued by the International Tax Authority (ITA) on March 18:
Good day and God’s blessing to all of you and my heartfelt prayer that you remain safe and secure in these special times. The Government of the Virgin Islands and the entire Public Service has been exceptionally busy these past weeks to secure the health and well-being of our people. At the same time, we have been focused on securing our economy.
Owners and operators of supermarkets are notified that in light of the infectious COVID-19 disease, it is important that frequently touched surfaces at supermarkets and stores are being cleaned and disinfected on a regularly basis. Examples of these surfaces area:
The primary question that everyone has is why the need for a curfew at this time. It is important that we lay this out carefully so that each of us will have a full understanding. The Governor has just stated the legality of this curfew and as the Minister for Health of Social Development, with the responsibility of the Public Health Ordinance CAP194, the infectious disease notification and the Quarantine Act, the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands have been meeting for the past two weeks, even on weekend to ensure the safety of all residents.