September 20, 2017 10:48 am Last modified: 4:47 am

Business

Viya Advises Public of Emergency Preparedness Steps

Viya advises the public that in the event of a severe storm, hurricane, natural or man-made disaster, it is important that people tune in to local radio and television stations to stay abreast of weather conditions and updates from the company.
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Division of Corporations and Trademarks to Close for One Day

During the closure, the public may contact the Division of Corporations and Trademarks by phone or e-mail.
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McDonald’s Appoints New Managing Director for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Arcos Dorados, the company that manages the McDonald’s brand in the Virgin Islands, has announced the appointment of Marisol Vega Couto as managing director for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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Scotiabank Launches ‘Turn Your Bills Into Cash’ Campaign

With this initiative, Scotiabank will hold a sweepstakes in which participants can earn up to $1,000 in cash.
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SBA Recognizes Banco Popular as Lender of the Year

For two consecutive years, Banco Popular has been awarded Lender of the Year on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
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Caribbean Solar Company Owners Named V.I. Small Business Persons of 2017

Kevin Schnell and Maya Matthews-Sterling, owners of Caribbean Solar Company, have been named the 2017 Virgin Islands Small Business Persons of the Year.
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U.S.V.I. Minimum Wage to Increase to $9.50 on June 1

Employers and the public are reminded that, effective Thursday, June 1, the minimum wage in the U.S.V.I. will be increased to $9.50 per hour for all employees except tourist service and restaurant employees.
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BIR Reminds Businesses of Excise Taxes Due on Post Office Packages

Items imported into the territory via the United States Postal Service for sale or disposition of a business transaction are subject to excise taxes.
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VIEDC Schedules Public Hearing on Business Applications

VIEDC, a subsidiary of the Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA), will convene a meeting on applications from the following businesses:
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Viya Extends Hours of Operation, Adds Cashier Hours

To further promote the customer-centric model at the Customer Experience Center, Viya extended its operational hours on May 1 at its Customer Experience Centers.
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