The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR, aka the Bureau), reminds all bona fide residents of the V.I. that they are required to file their individual income tax returns in the V.I. with the Bureau, not the IRS.
Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Monday vetoed a bill that would have prevented nonresidents hired by or owning a company receiving benefits from the Economic Development Commission from achieving residency status during their period of employment or ownership.
The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission has announced it will conduct the first V.I. Responsible Gambling Awareness Week from Dec. 7-12. The Commission, in collaboration with the National Council on Problem Gambling and ABC Behavioral Consulting Services LLC, will hold a series of events throughout the territory to promote responsible gambling.
The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women has made STOP funds available to the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Funding is based on a statutory formula, according to a press release issued on Friday by Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC).
V.I. Budget Director Nellon Bowry and Gov. Kenneth Mapp's financial team urged the Legislature to approve three pieces of legislation to let the government borrow now, based on anticipated revenues later in the year.
Now that we’re bent on changing course Let us amend our wicked ways. You may live on St. Thomas or St. John St. Croix, Water Island, or even At your mother’s house; Let’s drop the chicanery in the sea And row towards this treach’rous shore. It’s hard enough to battle boist’rous waves Let us not risk our boat with broken oars. Our blessing can indeed become our curse If we look unto Man instead of Christ. For Man with all his foibles seems So strong; even the moon could come Out in the day, thinking it’s night. ... See MoreSee Less
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