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Business

Viya Announces Changes to Its Channel Line-Up

Two of Viya's cable TV channels currently on its lineup are being discontinued within the next few weeks.
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Division of Corporations and Trademarks Reminds Business Owners of Franchise Tax Deadline

Business entities that must comply with this requirement are corporations, LLP, LLLP and LLC.
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USVI Culinary Team Shines at Caribbean Hospitality Forum and ‘Taste of the Caribbean’

Delicious culinary creations and ingenuity earned the USVI Culinary Team silver overall at the competition, held June 2-6. Team members also brought home medals in several individual categories.
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Viya Advises Public of Emergency Preparedness Steps

Viya advises the public that in the event of a severe storm, hurricane, natural or man-made disaster, it is important that people tune in to local radio and television stations to stay abreast of weather conditions and updates from the company.
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McDonald’s Appoints New Managing Director for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Arcos Dorados, the company that manages the McDonald’s brand in the Virgin Islands, has announced the appointment of Marisol Vega Couto as managing director for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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SBA Recognizes Banco Popular as Lender of the Year

For two consecutive years, Banco Popular has been awarded Lender of the Year on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
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Caribbean Solar Company Owners Named V.I. Small Business Persons of 2017

Kevin Schnell and Maya Matthews-Sterling, owners of Caribbean Solar Company, have been named the 2017 Virgin Islands Small Business Persons of the Year.
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U.S.V.I. Minimum Wage to Increase to $9.50 on June 1

Employers and the public are reminded that, effective Thursday, June 1, the minimum wage in the U.S.V.I. will be increased to $9.50 per hour for all employees except tourist service and restaurant employees.
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VIPCA Works to Boost USVI Marine Charter Industry

The recently formed Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) will operate its first annual VIPCA Charter Yacht Show at Yacht Haven Grande in November.
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BIR Reminds Businesses of Excise Taxes Due on Post Office Packages

Items imported into the territory via the United States Postal Service for sale or disposition of a business transaction are subject to excise taxes.
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