St. Lca: VAT or no VAT, that is the question
St. Lucian's will have to decide, by poll, whether the island introduces the Value Added Taxation system or not. That pronouncement was made by Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony as he made his contribution in the final leg of the budget debate last evening.
The St. Lucian Leader has called on the public to prepare them selves to make the important decision.
Come 2006 St. Lucian's will not only be voting for the formation of the next government but will at that time determines if the present system of taxation will be replaced by the Value Added Tax or (VAT). Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony in Parliament Monday says St. Lucian's should during the period before elections prepare themselves to make that choice.