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'Billions borrowed to pay public servants'
Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

'Billions borrowed to pay public servants'
...Imbert makes his case

AmCham, TTMA concerned
...about government's strong focus on taxation and lack of clarity in explaining how it intends to implement many of the policies announced in this year's Budget statement.

Budget positives
Finance Minister Colm Imbert yesterday unveiled incentives for farmers, manufacturers, housing construction and tourism in the 2017-2018 Budget.

Fuel subsidy cut saves Govt $550M

Route Two head: Imbert wants to crash maxi taxis

Dealers upset over hybrid car tax

Double the price? - Motor Vehicle Tax will hurt low, middle income earners

Kamla: Brace for price-hikes

Ministers take five per cent pay cut
The measure was instituted by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley last year, which Finance Minister revealed to the media yesterday, following a T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce annual post-budget analysis meeting

Chamber welcomes $2.2B for Tobago

Duke: Primitive, punitive budget
Duke, however, took serious issue with the Government's decision to increase gas and diesel prices as a revenue collection mechanism, insisting the move will further pauperise citizens.

Labour: Imbert's budget ‘frightening'

Economist: TT$13 to US$1 a possibility

BATT: Bank tax increase contradictory, short-sighted

Casinos will have to close
Members' clubs said last night they would have no choice but to close down and send home their workers following the hefty taxes imposed on the industry

6 small casinos closing doors
Gaming bodies seek meeting with Imbert, PM

Play Whe tax vexes players
The 2018 budget read yesterday in Parliament left several people crying about money woes

Govt to roll out new yachting policy lay the foundation to improve the competitiveness of the industry with a view to establish Trinidad and Tobago as the premier destination for yacht repair services.

Tax office robbed of $100,000...on Budget Day

Scholarship winner to repay $M
National scholarship winner Dr Ryan Wellington will have to repay over $3 million to Government after he failed to return to this country after completing his studies in medicine.

Live Music district for creative sector
Government plans to implement an artiste portfolio development programme, “which will support artistes who are on the verge of becoming export ready by leveraging their creative talents on the worldwide market."

Neville, a Pioneer of Carnival

Do Not Do This...says Health Ministry
Herbalist Trevor Sayers says he has found a way to get rid or get 'raid' of all pink eye.

Shamfa condemns 'porn' video
...'It appears that my political opponents know no limits'

US$ reward for help on cold case anyone who could assist US police in finding the people involved with the murder of a 60-year-old man in 2014.

Prison escapee killed by police
A Carrera Island prison escapee who spent 25 months on the run was killed by police during a shootout on Monday.

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