NIA getting tough with companies bidding for government contracts

PREMIER, Mark Brantley has confirmed that the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will ensure that all companies receiving government contracts are standing in good stead with their taxes and social security.
That comment comes against the backdrop of companies operating on the island without remitting any taxes to the NIA, while receiving government work.But Brantley said: “The government will do business with those who are up-to-date and who are in a good position in relation to honouring their obligations.”
Acknowledging that in the past they knew that there were some people receiving government work without a business license and paying taxes, Brantley noted that it will not continue.


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