KINGSTON, March 8, 2018 - Finance Minister Audley Shaw, on Thursday announced that the Government will not be introducing new taxes to fund the 2018/19 Budget, amounting to approximately $773.6 billion.
KINGSTON, March 1, 2018 - The Opposition Peoples National Party is not happy that the government has reneged on its commitment to set aside $700 million in this year's Budget to undertake the long awaited re-verification of the voters' list.
KINGSTON, February 27, 2018 - The Government of Jamaica has paved the way for the creation of a digital society, with the signing of a package of loans from the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB).
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 11, CMC – Following howls of protest from all sections of society, the Jamaica government Tuesday announced changes to the property tax rates with Finance Minister Audley Shaw indicating that a flat rate of J$1,000 (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) will be kept on all properties with a value up to J$400,000.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 21, CMC – The Jamaica government is seeking J$32 billion (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) this fiscal year to repay loans to several bilateral and international institutions, according to the 2017/18 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 17, CMC – Jamaica has signed a US$326 million loan with China for the construction of a new Southern Coastal Highway Improvement project and the extension of the tolled east-west highway from May Pen, Clarendon to Williamsfield, Manchester.