| 'No new taxes'
NO NEW taxes will be needed to finance this year's Budget, Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. Omar Davies, told the House of Representatives yesterday.
Loan scheme for JEA members
TAX-COMPLIANT MEMBERS of the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) can now access loans of up to $18 million (US$300,000) at a seven per cent interest rate, through the Export-Import (EX-IM) Bank.
Adams faces Kraal charges
RENETO ADAMS, the tough-talking Senior Superintendent of Police, along with five former members of the disbanded Crime Management Unit (CMU), is expected to appear in the Corporate Area Criminal Court on Monday, April 26, to answer to charges in relation.
Transport Authority acts against sex on buses
AGAINST THE background of recent reports that minors were having sex on public passenger vehicles, the Transport Authority is undertaking a review of the licences of owners of buses which operate on the Waterhouse to Cross Roads...
'Tax system must be investor-friendly'
CLIVE NICHOLAS, Director-General of the Tax Administration Department, said it was important for Jamaica to develop a tax system geared towards attracting investments into the country.
'Optimistic budget' ...'but don't get comfortable', says Shaw
AUDLEY SHAW, Opposition spokesman on finance, has warned the public not to get "too comfortable" with Finance Minister Dr. Omar Davies' explanation on how he intends to fund a significant portion of the Budget through external and local...