USVIEDA’s Enterprise Zone Commission to Host Estate Planning Conferences in the USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – July 8, 2016 – To help reduce the amount of vacant and abandoned buildings within the enterprise zones of the U.S. Virgin Islands that need to be rehabilitated, residents and business owners of properties in Christiansted, Frederiksted, Savanne-Downstreet and Garden Street-Upstreet are invited to attend the annual free estate planning conferences hosted by the Enterprise Zone Commission (EZC). These conferences will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Gertrude’s restaurant on St.

Enterprise Zone Specialist

Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Enterprise & Commercial Zone Director, this position attracts businesses within the Zone to become beneficiaries of the tax credit and exemption program. Additionally, the position collaborates with government and community organizations which includes non-profit and property owners with the Enterprise Zones to improve the social and economic statuses of neighborhoods. It is also creates and monitors programs; assesses the needs of the Zones and develops appropriate programs.

Compliance Officer

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Under the direct supervision of the Director of Compliance, this position observes compliance activities of tax exempt eligible companies under the EDC programs and of Beneficiaries and Eligible Virgin Islands Suppliers. Additionally, maintains records and conducts site visits.

USVIEDA Offices on St. Thomas and St. Croix Will Open at 10 a.m. on June 17

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – June 15, 2016 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) advises the general public that USVIEDA offices in the districts of St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 17, 2016 following the USVIEDA General Staff Meeting. The

USVIEDA regrets any inconvenience this may cause.

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V.I. Economic Development Commission Board approves application for tax benefits resubmitted by Amalie Global, Inc.

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands - May 27, 2016 – The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) announced today that on Thursday during an executive session of a Governing Board Decision Meeting held by the V.I. Economic Development Commission (VIEDC), the VIEDC Board voted favorably to reconsider the application for tax benefits and incentives from Amalie Global, Inc., and to recommend to the Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands that the application from Amalie Global, Inc., be reconsidered for approval.

Economic Development Commission, Economic Development Bank and Enterprise Zone Commission Governing Board Meetings Set for May 26

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – May 23, 2016 - The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) announces that Governing Board Decision Meetings will be held by the Economic Development Commission, Economic Development Bank and the Enterprise Zone Commission, subsidiary entities of the VIEDA, beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 on applications and/or matters which may be brought to the appropriate Board for action.

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