Tax Administration to close more businesses this week

first_imgNo related posts. Some 36 businesses, including supermarkets, department stores, bars, restaurants and hotels, may be closed by the Tax Administration in coming days due to tax violations.Last week, the office closed 38 businesses for allegedly failing to pay taxes, and on Monday, officials resumed operations that could end in the closure of 74 businesses.Tax Director Carlos Vargas said the businesses are accused of late payments, billing irregularities or failure to report sales tax.“We want to send the message that we will apply the law to everyone who does not fulfill their obligations,” Vargas said.Businesses must remain closed for five days. Facebook Commentslast_img

Go back to the enewsletter With competition heati

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterWith competition heating up after the inaugural Sydney Sevens, and the Australian team in peak form, the countdown is on to the biggest party of the tournament – The Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. As the official airline and shared naming rights sponsor, Cathay Pacific is offering special Rugby Sevens packages with great fares for return flights from Australia to Hong Kong and match passes for the entire three-day event, starting from just $1490 per person.Internationally known by rugby fans as one of the most fun and memorable events of the year, The Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens is considered the premier tournament of the IRB Sevens World Series. The event has sold out the last 12 years running and draws fans from the world-over into Hong Kong transforming the city, which reaches fever pitch for the grand final match.Kicking off on 8 April and conveniently running over the weekend until 10 April, the event is the perfect opportunity to experience Hong Kong’s famous hospitality while enjoying the thrill of one of sports fastest-paced games.Available for departures from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide or Cairns to Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Sevens flights and three day event ticket packages start from $1490 for Economy, $2609 for Premium Economy and $6,478 for Business Class per person (based on Adelaide departure).Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more