Government Reforming Indirect Tax System

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Government has moved a step closer to reforming its indirect tax system. This disclosure has come from Director of Finance, Ian Carrington.  He said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank had been invited to provide the country with technical assistance by looking at its indirect taxes relative to corporate taxes, so as to bring them back into …

Prime Minister Mottley: Real-Time Data Needed

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has told accounting officers in the public sector and principals of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) that their financial reporting data must be up-to-date. Ms. Mottley; Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn; Director of Finance and Economic Affairs, Ian Carrington; and senior officials in the Ministry of Finance met on Tuesday afternoon with Permanent Secretaries, …

Public Service Pay Increase In August

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Public servants will receive their five per cent salary increase in August. This disclosure has come from Director of Finance and Economic Affairs, Ian Carrington, who said paperwork for salaries was completed in advance, so therefore the increase could not be added to July’s salary. “We are readying ourselves to include the five per cent increase on the August wages …

All On Stream For Civic Centre

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Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite (second from left) and officials touring the civic centre being constructed in Cane Garden, St. Thomas today. (C.Pitt/BGIS) If all goes well, the Civic Centre being constructed in Cane Garden, St. Thomas, should be completed by the end of September this year. That is according to Director of the National Insurance …