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Tax amnesty extended
Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2023

Ministry: Tax amnesty extended to May, over $500m raised so far
In 2022, Finance Minister Colm Imbert announced the tax amnesty, then expected to run from November 14 to December 31. The amnesty allows for the waiver of penalties and interest owed by taxpayers on liabilities including individual income tax, PAYE, health surcharges, corporation taxes business levies, Green Fund levies, VAT petroleum profits tax, supplemental petroleum tax, unemployment levy, stamp duty, property tax, club gaming tax, gaming amusement tax and withholding tax.

Central Bank warns of spillover effects of US banking crisis
The source said TT's Financial Stability Committee, comprising of representatives of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Deposit Insurance Corporation and Central Bank, held a meeting on Tuesday to assess developments coming out of the banking crisis in the US.

Shooting themselves in the foot
THE ONGOING review of utility rates by the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) is no joking matter. These rates will affect thousands of households, businesses and civil society groups. Even the Government in the widest sense will be affected, given the potential domino effect.

The murder of State attorney Dana Seetahal
Seetahal was murdered around 12.05 a.m. on March 4, 2014, along Hamilton Holder Street, Woodbrook.

Religious leaders tell CoP Erla pray but fix crime too

ACP vows: Police will reclaim neighbourhoods from gangs
Head of the Northern Division ACP Wayne Mystar admits gangs are a problem in securing certain neighbourhoods, but has vowed to take immediate action by wresting communities from gangs.

MP complains over late flood cheques
She claimed that, in some cases, residents who lost everything in the flood received as little as $2,500, could not replace a washing machine or refrigerator. (Flood-affected individuals can receive grants of up to $10,000 to replace household items.)

$32M bank glitch leads to larceny charge
It is alleged that between November 18 and December 1, 2022, the owner of the personal account withdrew $825,000 from various automated banking machines and conducted $131,357.70 in point of sale purchases.

Venezuelan boy, 15, charged with murder
The accused, who cannot be named because he is a minor, allegedly stabbed Anil Alladin, 42, once in the chest on March 5. The police held the boy days later.

Relative detained, teen in ICU after eating meal laced with pesticide
He and the relative had an argument, and she gave him the meal, curried chicken and rice. She reportedly told him to eat it and he did.

Police investigate poisoning of Princes Town teen
A psychologist is urging adults to seek help if they cannot cope with a delinquent or indisciplined child.

Dr Varma Deyalsingh reminded them that counselling and support are available through the Student Support Services, the Ministry of Social Development, the Children's Authority or as a last resort the police.



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