Tag: PSOJ

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 21, 2016

Murder Madness – Jamaica Averaging 100 Homicides Monthly. Jamaica is on the verge of recording 900 murders since the start of the year, with just over three months still remaining…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Cabinet To Get Action Plan To Transform Public

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 16, 2016

Beware – Blair Warns Pastors To Rethink Actions; Miller’s Flock Was Prepared To Listen To Him Preach From Behind Bars. Religious leaders, who, for decades, have worked with the police to facilitate the peaceful surrender of criminal suspects, have been warned

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 16, 2016

‘This One’s For Dad’. She did it again! Shericka Jackson produced a well-timed run to finish third in the women’s 400m final inside the Olympic Stadium to lift Jamaica’s Rio 2016 medal tally to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com  ‘Butch’ Hendrickson Is PSOJ’s

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 20, 2016

Gov’t To Hold Talks On Successor IMF Agreement Today. The Andrew Holness administration will begin talks with officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today as the Government seeks to hammer out a successor agreement to the current extended fund

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 29, 2016

‘Jamaica Is T&T’s ATM’ – Mahfood Slams One-Way CARICOM Benefits. “Jamaica has been the ATM for Trinidad and Tobago.” That’s the claim from the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), which has indicated that it wants Jamaica to use the upcoming Caribbean

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 20, 2016

‘Retrograde Step’ – PSOJ Decries Tax On Earnings Over $6m. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has described as a “retrograde step” the tax package imposed on approximately 12,000 compliant PAYE workers earning more than $6 million, who will

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 12, 2016

All Eyes On Shaw – Finance Minister To Open Budget Debate, Reveal $1.5m Plan Today. When Finance and Public Service Minister Audley Shaw opens the Budget Debate in the House of Representatives this afternoon, the country will be listening intently to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 6, 2016

‘No Tax Haven’ … But Jamaica To Push Ahead With Financial Centre Plans Amid Panama Papers Revelations. As global fallout continues over the leak of millions of documents on offshore financing, the Jamaican Government has signalled it will press ahead with

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 30, 2016

Call For Order – Negril Stakeholders Want Prostitution Regularised. While stopping short of calling for the establishment of a red-light district in the resort town, some business stakeholders in Negril, Westmoreland, want to see prostitution decriminalised and regulated in order to

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“Cherry-Picking” Tax Reform?

Given its significance, the reform of tax policy and administration has been a central issue to both the private sector and the government  (for every administration since Independence).  For many years, work has been undertaken in a structured manner to

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