Tax rates on corporate income (in gourdes
) currently stand as follows: 1 to 20,000 gourdes
, 10%; 20,001 to 100,000 gourdes
, 15%; 100,001 to 250,000 gourdes
, 20%; 250,001 to 750,000 gourdes
, 30%; over 750,000 gourdes
Failure to report such transactions is punishable by more than three years' imprisonment and a fine of 20 million gourdes
By charging half a gourde
per bucket, the project will generate an annual revenue of two million gourdes
, based on annual consumption of 20 million gallons of water in all the benefiting communities.
We know that the minimum daily wage in Haiti is just 36 gourdes
Rosemene explains that for an eight- to eight-and-a-half-hour day, a factory worker earns 36 gourdes
(US $1 = approx.
The embargo has brought on inflation and left half the work force jobless with "an average wage of about twenty gourdes
for eight hours of work," according to Raymond Lafontant Jr.
Following months of street protests by students and, belatedly, workers from the garment-assembly sector in support of the legislature's original decision to raise the wage from 70 gourdes
We have to fight with them," said Molier Benoit, whose syndicate doubled its fares to 12 gourdes
(31 cents) for a ride in a metal frame built onto the back of a truck.
The Haitian government pays them monthly stipends of 5,000 gourdes
(a little over $100) for basic living expenses, as well as their food and lodging.
Back in Haiti, on July 25, union and management concluded a settlement granting plantation day laborers a 43 gourde
wage increase, taking their daily wage up to 95 gourdes
($4 at current exchange rates).
per 19-litre bucket - about 1p, or about what water costs in France, Mr Brailowsky said.
Partner of the Special Olympics National Committee (CNSO) for more than 5 years and wanting to add to the process for the social inclusion of children and adolescents with physical and/or intellectual disabilities, the Digicel Foundation has given above 2 Million gourdes
to the Special Olympics National Committee.