Business Reforms in Antigua and Barbuda
= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. = Change making it more difficult to do business.
Registering Property: Antigua and Barbuda made property registration faster by eliminating application backlogs, which were initially caused by a fire at the land registry
Trading across Borders: Antigua and Barbuda made trading across borders easier by eliminating the tax compliance certificate required for import customs clearance.
Trading across Borders: Antigua and Barbuda made trading across borders more difficult by increasing the number of documents required to import.
Registering Property: In Antigua and Barbuda, to transfer property now requires clearance by the chief surveyor to avoid mischievous declarations.
Paying Taxes: Antigua and Barbuda made paying taxes less costly for companies by reducing the corporate income tax rate.
Paying Taxes: Antigua and Barbuda made paying taxes more complicated for companies by introducing a value added tax—though it also introduced a formal tax return form for filing corporate income taxes.