When starting a business in Saipan you of course need a Business License. What many people don’t realize is that to obtain a Business License, in most circumstances, you will have to first obtain a Zoning Permit. Obtaining the Zoning Permit can be the most difficult...
Welcome to the CNMI! For people who have just arrived in the CNMI from outside the US, the tax system can be confusing. This article is an introduction to the CNMI tax system which might be helpful on your filing decisions. Does the CNMI have its own tax filing...
On March 24, the Governor extended the tax filing and payment deadline for both individuals and corporations to July 15, 2020 through the Department of Finance, Division of Revenue & Taxation. This extension gives taxpayers who owe money to the government an...
On Friday, March 21, 2020, the Trump Administration announced the unprecedented move to extend all tax filings and tax payment for 90 days to help the US economy weather the COVID-19 virus. Instead of April 15, Federal tax filers now have until July 15, 2020 to both...
As hard as it already is for employers in the CNMI to find and hire the employees that they need, the United States Federal Government has just made it much more difficult. This article will briefly explain the new rules that apply to processing CW visa applications...
The 2018 CW Act (The Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018) A big concern for new investors to the CNMI is how they will staff their businesses. The CNMI has a very small labor pool, and essentially full employment.1 New investors hear about CW Visas and...
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