Widened Tax Net Strategy to Boost Revenue – Shaw

Jamaica Observer: “Widened tax net strategy to boost revenue – Shaw”

Government has made widening the tax net the primary short-term focus in its pursuit of new revenue streams, minister of finance and public service Audley Shaw told Caribbean Business Report yesterday.

Jamaica Observer: “Latibeaudiere sees 2010/11 GDP growth under IMF programme”

Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor Derick Latibeaudiere, on Wednesday said that under an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme Jamaica would likely see economic growth as early as next fiscal year, while asserting that structural adjustments needed to reduce the shortfall in resources that Government now faces would lead to harsher economic conditions for Jamaicans.