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Bahamas Information

The Bahamas is made up of a chain of 700 islands and 2,400 cays covering an area over 5,000 square miles. It is an independent country having gained their independence in 1973 from Britain.
 
     Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas, with a majority of the population residing there. Bahamians on a whole are a dynamic, independent, and friendly people with a real passion for music. This is amazingly displayed in their local festival held twice every year known as Junkanoo. Religion is also an important part of their lives and churches are plentiful.
 
     The government of the Bahamas is the Free National Movement who won the election in 2007. Elections are held every five years. You will find no better country for your financial investments than the Islands of the Bahamas. The country does not levy taxes on capital gains, corporate earnings, personal income, sales, inheritance or dividends. This tax freedom is available to all resident corporations, partnerships, individuals and trusts. In addition , corporations find that the investment- friendly policies and laws, as well as the stable economy, make the islands of the Bahamas an ideal place to establish a business. For information on the Bahamas Financial Investment Board, visit them at www.bfsb-bahamas.com
 
     A list of websites with a wealth of information on the Bahamas:
www.bahamashandbook.com - very useful
www.bahamas.com
www.geographia.com/bahamas
www.thebahamasguide.com
www.bahamas.gov.bs
www.abacoinfo.com
 

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