The stereotypical island life is slow, laid back, and ideal for vacationing or retirement. And in many ways, the U.S. Virgin Islands fits the stereotype.

But not everyone is on vacation. In fact, America’s paradise is home to many who are eager to build careers and make it a part of their island lives.

While some believe that better professional opportunities are on the continental U.S., there are great ones in the USVI that shouldn’t be overlooked.

The Economic Development Commission (EDC) Tax Incentive Program, for example, is a huge asset because it offers incentives to companies that provide opportunities locally. Let’s take a look at how it works…

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