AUDIO: 'Listen to the people' - political analyst to Phillips
Jovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer
Political analyst Kevin O’Brien Chang says it would be politically foolish if the Government keeps the proposed tax on withdrawals from banks and other deposit-taking institutions.
The Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips is expected to announce this week if there will be any changes to the revenue measures aimed at raising an additional $6.7 billion.
According to Chang, while Jamaica must pursue tough measures under its agreement with the International Monetary Fund, the Government must listen to citizens angered at the bank tax proposal.
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