KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 13, 2016- In order to fund his government's election promise to reduce personal income tax by $1.5 million, Finance Minister Audley Shaw has increased on taxes on cigarettes, petrol and departure tax.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — May 13, 2016 - Jamaica's Finance Minister Audley Shaw has lamented his country's lopsided trade imbalance with Trinidad and Tobago pointing out that Jamaica’s largest export to Trinidad and Tobago were not manufactured products but rather, “empty oil tanks.”
KINGSTON, April 15, 2016 - The Government is projecting to spend $579.93 billion for the 2016/17 fiscal year. This amount is 28 percent less than the $808 billion Revised budget for financial year 2015/16.
MONTEGO BAY, April 3, 2016 - The Jamaica Gleaner is this morning corroborating former finance Minister Peter Phillips' argument that Finance Minister Audley Shaw was well aware that the money collected from a special tax on fuel had been placed in the Consolidated Fund, where all money collected by government goes.
KINGSTON, November 24, 2014 - Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips says statements by Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audey Shaw regarding the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC are rather unfortunate.