9 Apr 2015

American Samoa business licence hike plan approved

9:12 am on 9 April 2015

The American Samoa House of Representatives has unanimously approved plans to raise business licence fees.

The east coast of Tutuila in American Samoa

The east coast of Tutuila in American Samoa Photo: AFP

Presently the annual licence is $US25 but under the planned new law there will be a scaled increase.

Costs will go to a minimum of $150 but the operators of pool halls will have to pay $150 per table and alcohol importers $1500.

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