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Why does there appear to be a convenient avoidance of the terms 'tax debtor' or 'tax delinquent' in all the discussions relating to the Tax Harmonisation and Tax Collection (Miscellaneous Provisions) bills which are currently before the Parliament?
Tax Collection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2014, that allows the commissioner general of Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) to be able to seize and sell properties to cover tax debts. The bill, which, along with the Tax Penalties (Harmonization)
Patrick Atkinson has fired the latest salvo in the ongoing debate over Owen Ellington's surprise retirement as police commissioner, arguing that former Prime Minister Bruce Golding should tell the country why he himself resigned. "Mr Golding would be
General Greg Christie is arguing that if there are obstructions to investments in Jamaica, "it is the Government's refusal to submit to the rule of law and best practices in good governance" that is the cause. Christie made the comment on his Twitter
Nearly one month after announcing Dr Vin Lawrence as the head of an implementation team to drive Jamaica's base-load energy project, the Cabinet has not yet pinned down the exact duties the six-member team will be required to execute. "The terms of
Royal Caribbean spend an average of US$106 per day, North Trelawny Member of Parliament Patrick Atkinson said the beautification of the town will create economic opportunities for persons in the parish. "If one million tourists come into Falmouth,
Jermaine Francis, Staff Reporter Weeks of wrangling over the appointment of Velma Hylton to the commission of enquiry into the May 2010 police-military operation in Tivoli Gardens have ended with the attorney-at-law recusing herself. But Attorney
Patrick Atkinson yesterday accused the parliamentary Opposition of seeking to besmirch the character and reputation of jurist Velma Hylton. While declaring he saw no reason to recommend to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller that she reconsider
Freeport, Bahamas, beginning tomorrow, Jamaica's financial institutions can rest assured that there will be no adverse listing which could impact their operations...The last piece of the trio of bills was passed in the House of Representatives last
Jamaica's libel and slander laws, the House of Representatives yesterday passed the Defamation Act, which will, among other things, promote speedy and non-litigious methods of resolving disputes concerning the publication of defamatory matter.