On a temporary basis, all registered entities in the U.S. Virgin Islands seeking a Certificate of Good Standing will be issued a temporary Conditional Certificate of Good Standing. Also an Act signed into law this year by the governor obligates all registered entities to observe new franchise tax calculations and increases the base fee.
WAPA Executive Director Lawrence J. Kupfer announced on June 1 the appointments of WAPA’s chief financial officer and human resources director, filling two vacancies on the company’s senior management team.
Viya joins the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands in commemorating Memorial Day. Its Customer Experience Centers on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix will be closed on Monday, May 28.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VISBDC) honored three businesses in the territory.
Bot men are members of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) (https://www.elcinfo.com/ ), which comprises many of the top corporate black executives in the world. The ELC is the pre-eminent member organization for the development of global black leaders.
A ceremony will be held on St. Thomas at 4 p.m., May 24, at Tickles Dockside Pub so that local friends and patrons may honor Morrissette.
Effective June 1, 2018, the minimum wage in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be increased to $10.50 per hour for all employees with the exception of tourist service and restaurant employees.
Viya reminds Lifeline customers they should be aware of their recertification date to ensure that they retain their current service and avoid disconnection.
Coral World is the only approved Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility in the Virgin Islands. It has been conducting and funding turtle rehabilitation since it reopened in 1997 as part of its mission to educate, entertain and inspire appreciation for the Caribbean marine environment.
Tourism to Virgin Islands National Park creates $61,113,100 in economic benefits. A new NPS report shows visitor spending supports 563 jobs in the local economy of St. John.