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Kamla: UNC will Repeal Property Tax Act

  OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says a new United National Congress will repeal the Property Tax Act. In her reply to the 2020 Budget in the Lower House on Friday, Persad-Bissessar said, “This bud­get is a con­de­scend­ing in­sult to the poor, an in­sult to the mar­gin­alised, the work­ing class­es, strug­gling moth­ers and fa­thers. ———— “The […]Read More

AMCHAMTT: Why Fiscal Deficit in Budget 2020

  THE American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAMTT) is questioning why the Government is running fiscal deficit in Budget 2020 after its revenue has been “bolstered.” In response to the Budget delivered by the Minster of Finance Colm Imber in Parliament on Monday, AMCHAM said, “We are uneasy that the government is […]Read More

Highlights of Budget 2020: Ban on Plastic Bottles, Bond for

    FINANCE Minister has delivered the 2020 Budget with total revenue of $47.74 billion and total expenditure of $53.036 billion leaving a fiscal deficit of just about $5.287 billion. He has pegged the budget of an oil price of US $60 per barrel and a gas price of US$3 per MMBTU. The 2020 Budget […]Read More

Budget 2020: Minimum Wage to be $17.50 per hour

    THE Minimum Wage in Trinidad and Tobago is to be increased from $15 to $17.50 per hour. This announcement was made by Finance Minister Colm Imbert in his presentation of the 2020 Budget in the Parliament on Monday. He said this increase will benefit 194,000 employees and will take effect in December 2019. […]Read More