What the Budget Means for You

Jamaica Observer: “What the Budget Means for You”
Minister of Finance Audley Shaw on Thursday presented his budget financing package. An overall package of $18 billion in new taxes was unveiled for the upcoming fiscal year to lure more revenue into Government coffers. Here are some of the new tax measures that will affect you.

Jamaica Gleaner: ‘Pitchy-patchy’ Budget
I am so glad that Audley Shaw is not the tailor who will make my wedding suit. If he were, I would have to resign myself to wearing pitchy-patchy. Last week, The Gavel appropriately indicated that not only did the Budget appear not credible, but also that the country should expect to see the first supplementary estimates by September. The writing is on the wall.