Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:13 pm Last modified: 3:38 pm

St. John business

IRS Offers Help to Hurricane Victims

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today offered a rundown of key tax relief that has been made available to victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
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Business Community Optimistic About USVI Recovery and Government Response

Cruise lines are anxious to resume visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands, Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp told members of the business community at a Tuesday meeting on St. Thomas.
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IRS Announces Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Maria in U.S. Virgin Islands

Victims of Hurricane Maria that took place beginning on Sept. 16 in parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.
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Cruzan Rum Distillery Donates $500,000 to Fund for Hurricane Relief and Recovery

The company has supported past relief efforts in the region and is working closely with government and community providers to identify priorities and direct resources for immediate needs as well as long-term recovery efforts.
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FEMA Advises It’s Okay to Clean Up Homes and Businesses Damaged by Hurricane

Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inform homeowners, renters and business owners affected by Hurricane Irma on St. Thomas and St. John that it isn’t necessary to wait for a housing inspector before cleaning up. Whether that inspection is with FEMA, an insur
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St. Croix Emergency Operations Center: Free WiFi Access Available on St. Thomas and St. John

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) and Viya are currently providing free WiFi access to the St. Thomas and St. John communities at the following locations.
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Popular Inc. Assists Customers Impacted by Hurricane; Announces Moratorium on Mortgages, Loan Payments; Waives Consumer Fees

Popular Inc. (Banco Popular) has immediately instituted disaster relief measures for mortgage and consumer loans and implemented special considerations for customers impacted by Hurricane Irma in the BVI, St. Thomas and St. John.
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Banks Open Some Branches, ATMs on St. Thomas

Two Banco Popular branches and ATMs are open for part of the day on St. Thomas. Certain Scotiabanks and Firstbanks have also opened.
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Office of Lieutenant Governor Ready to Assist Consumers With Insurance Matters

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Lt. Gov. Potter has announced the Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation will be offering consumer assistance for insurance matters.
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AT&T Pledges Additional $1.4 Million to Hurricane Relief With New Matching Donation

AT&T will match each dollar donated to Team Rubicon through the text-to-donate program, no matter which wireless carrier a person uses, up to $1 million.
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