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

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  1. Third Parties Being Targeted To Nab Tax Evaders. Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is ramping up its efforts to collect taxes by going after tax evaders through third parties… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Priceless Robbery At Expo During Blackout. A number of booths were reportedly broken into and products stolen, including several paintings, during Sunday’s Expo Jamaica 2016 held at the National Arena in St Andrew, while the country was grappling with an island-wide power outage… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Foreign Conmen Selling Counterfeit Chainsaws. When Leroy Aiken’s boss called him to the office advising that two men were selling top-of-the-line chainsaws at bargain prices, he wasn’t particularly interested. But then when someone called Delta Supply Company Limited, authorised dealer for STIHL (a top international manufacturer of industrial equipment) and learnt that this bargain price was at least one third of what it might cost elsewhere, he was sold… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Not Enough! Educators Concerned About Government’s Vow To Remove Auxiliary Fees For New School Year. Association to see how we can model these additional resources and that the term auxiliary fees and the request for auxiliary fees can in fact be extinguished as we look at other options to ensure the system is fully funded,” he added… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. ‘Duppy Film’ Remains At Large. Though not much is known about the country’s most-wanted man, Marlon ‘Duppy Film’ Perry, the police are insisting that he is public enemy number one, armed and considered to be extremely dangerous… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Bolt Targets Sub-19 Run…Sprint King Says Retirement Is Not A Given. Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt says he is targeting a sub-19-seconds run in the 200 metres and has cast doubt over whether he will wind up his illustrious career following the Rio Olympics in August… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com