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U.S. Tax Deadline Comes and Goes
But Expats on Bay Islands Still Have Two Months to File

April 25th, 2016 by John Ohe

U.S. Tax Deadline Comes and Goes <h5>But Expats on Bay Islands Still Have Two Months to File</h5>

Many U.S. expats are caught off-guard when they learn about the filing requirements associated with having an ownership stake in a foreign corporation or partnership.

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Voice Book Bay Islands Business Directory 2015
Find What You’re Looking for Quickly Online

March 20th, 2015 by -

Voice Book Bay Islands Business Directory 2015<h5>Find What You're Looking for Quickly Online</h5>

The online version of the popular directory/travel guide has now been updated as of September 2015.

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First Zolitur, Now CAFTA
Honduran Customs Negates Trade Treaty with Bureaucracy

October 8th, 2014 by Robert Armstrong

First Zolitur, Now CAFTA <h5>Honduran Customs Negates Trade Treaty with Bureaucracy</h5>

Could it be that we should be arguing not about whether free trade has been good or bad for Honduras but about whether it has even been tried?

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Zolitur Exemptions Back … Almost
Lack of Applicable Customs Codes Holds up Restoration of Benefits

June 23rd, 2014 by -

Zolitur Exemptions Back … Almost <h5>Lack of Applicable Customs Codes Holds up Restoration of Benefits</h5>

Zolitur (Zona Libre de Turismo) was created by the Honduran Congress in 2007 to encourage tourism and investment on the Bay Islands by exempting eligible businesses from most taxes and import duties.

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Confusion Still Reigns Over Zolitur
Official Hopes Presidential Decree will Clarify Situation in June

May 22nd, 2014 by -

Confusion Still Reigns Over Zolitur <h5>Official Hopes Presidential Decree will Clarify Situation in June</h5>

Some beneficiaries have received waivers from the Finance Ministry to once again import duty-free, only to encounter problems at customs.

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Chocolate Made on Roatan
Husband and Wife Plan to Begin Making Gourmet Bars on Island

April 23rd, 2014 by -

Chocolate Made on Roatan <h5>Husband and Wife Plan to Begin Making Gourmet Bars on Island</h5>

Kakaw Roatan proprietor Vidal Villela said the Bay Islands were the first place where Europeans are known to have come into contact with cacao.

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Who Turned Out the Lights?
Roatan Sees Upsurge in Power Outages in February-March

April 23rd, 2014 by -

The problem is lack of spare capacity due to political obstacles to building new plants, RECO’s general manager said.

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New Year Brings Triple Whammy for Island Businesses
Tax Hikes, Booze Ban Slam Island Economy

March 13th, 2014 by -

New Year Brings Triple Whammy for Island Businesses <h5>Tax Hikes, Booze Ban Slam Island Economy</h5>

A ZOLITUR official said the suspension of tax benefits for the islands was “premature” and was done without proper analysis.

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Bay Islands Grapple with New Dry Law
Honduras Prohibits Alcohol Sales after 5 pm Sundays

March 13th, 2014 by -

Bay Islands Grapple with New Dry Law <h5>Honduras Prohibits Alcohol Sales after 5 pm Sundays </h5>

Rumors continue to circulate that tourist areas might be exempted from the new law. But for the time being, Sundays are to be dry in paradise.

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ZOLITUR Funds Seven Island Projects
Lps. 15 million to be Spent on Infrastructure, Security, Conservation

September 20th, 2013 by -

ZOLITUR Funds Seven Island Projects <h5>Lps. 15 million to be Spent on Infrastructure, Security, Conservation</h5>

Nearly Lps. 3 million of the new funding will be used to improve security, including implementation of the first phase of a municipal security action plan.

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