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Stories by Everald Dewar

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Caesar Augustus, the first Roman emperor, was given the name Gaius Octavianus Torrenus at birth.He was adopted by his great uncle, Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar did not have an heir, and so he decided to bring someone into his family who he could...

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2016 | 12:52 PMEverald Dewar

The Grinch is a bitter, bad-tempered, cave-dwelling, green monster with a heart "two sizes too small". He was annoyed at, and decided to stop, Christmas.No one knew the reason the Grinch hated Christmas; perhaps he was thinking as a Chancellor of...

Published:Tuesday | December 1, 2015 | 10:33 AMEverald Dewar

Tim, a taxpayer, began trading in 2001 as an events consultant. He started living with his girlfriend as cohabitee in 2002.According to him, although she was not an employee, she was a financial consultant working from the domestic home.However,...

Published:Tuesday | November 24, 2015 | 12:31 PMEverald Dewar

Of Winston Churchill's six volumes on World War II, the first titled The Gathering Storm describes the period before the war.Churchill gave a minority report that soon a furious storm was about to break and consume Europe.In July 2014, The Gleaner...

Published:Tuesday | September 22, 2015 | 2:03 PMEverald Dewar

As a taxpayer operating a business, are you not overwhelmed by having to create paperwork to prove that you have comply fully with various tax requirements: customs imports, employment taxes, GCT and statutory payments, environmental levy, pending...

Published:Tuesday | July 21, 2015 | 10:54 AMEverald Dewar

Most accountants and tax advisers have at some time been asked the question that apparently needs care in answering: Am I correct in treating certain service providers as self-employed?The writer has been asked this question in a case described...

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