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Briefing | What Is New In The Budget?


For the first time ever, to the best of my knowledge, the Government has tabled a Budget without implementing new tax revenue measures. Traditionally, we take it as a norm for the government to add a new tax category or increase the tax on an existing source to help generate revenue, given the country's limited fiscal space.

Briefing | Understanding Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy


 Jamaica's pursuits to increase its per annum economic growth rate is somewhat dependent on the country's ability to maintain macroeconomic stability and measures in place to effectively monitor and manage its public debt.

Briefing | Scrutinising The Budgetary Expenditure For The 2018-2019 Fiscal Year

 An estimated $773 billion is expected to be spent by the Government during the next fiscal year (FY) as the items of expenditure for the 2018-2019 Budget has been tabled by the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. The projected expenditure for the 2018-2019 FY is $31 billion less than the $805.5 million spent last year.

Briefing | Spotlight On Budgeted Projects And Programs 2017/2018 Financial Year

As we prepare to hear this year's Budget Debate, it is important to remember how the process unfolded last fiscal year. This, in an attempt to get an understanding of the priority areas of spending as well as the country's main sources of revenues to offset these expenditures.


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