The Minister of Finance/Corporation Sole, the Honourable Colm Imbert, MP, wishes to advise that yesterday February 25, 2021 officials of the Ministry of Finance, including himself, met with officials of Patriotic Energies and Technologies (Patriotic), at the request of Patriotic, to clarify any issues that may exist with respect to the details of the financing…
Media Release: Clarification of the Reasons why the Government could not proceed with the Sale of the Refinery to Patriotic
The Minister of Finance, the Hononourable Colm Imbert M.P., has taken note of comments made by spokesmen for Patriotic Energies and Technologies regarding the nature of its proposal to finance the purchase of the Point-a-Pierre Refinery and the Paria Fuel Trading Company.
Media Release: False and Misleading Article in the Sunday Guardian Regarding the 2020 Industrial Court Decision on a Collective Agreement for NP
The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, has taken note of a false, misleading, and mischievous article in the Sunday Guardian, entitled “Imbert Wrong on NP Wage Settlement” written by Curtis Williams about a recent decision of the Industrial Court on a collective agreement between the Oilfield Workers Trade Union and the Trinidad and…
The Valuation Division of the Ministry of Finance wishes to advise property owners/occupiers who submitted Valuation Return Forms and have not been visited by officers of the Valuation Division, that the Receipt and PIN provided shall be null and void effective March 31st, 2021.
The Ministry of Finance, Inland Revenue Division (IRD) wishes to advise members of the public that its IRD Tower office at Ajax Street Port of Spain will be closed from 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday January 20, 2021 and on Thursday January 21, 2021 for sanitisation purposes. The building will reopen on Friday January 22, 2021.
Media Release: Re-Appointment of Dr. Alvin Hilaire as Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
On Wednesday 23rd December, 2020, the Hon. Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance, presented instruments of appointment to Dr. Alvin Hilaire as Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago (CBTT), for a term of three (3) years.
Payment of Compensation to Property Owners in the Construction of a new Terminal and associated Works at the A.N.R Robinson International Airport, Tobago
The Minister of Finance, the Honourable Colm Imbert, M.P., in conjunction with the Honourable Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, Assemblyman Ancil Dennis, wishes to advise that approval has been granted for the payment of compensation to an additional twenty-four (24) property owners in Tobago, whose properties are being acquired for the construction…
Media Release: Acquisition of CL Marine Limited and its subsidiaries by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (“the Government”) has completed the acquisition of CL Marine Limited and its subsidiaries, a commercial drydocking facility located in the Western Coast of Chaguaramas, from CL Financial Limited – In Liquidation.
The Customs and Excise Division has become aware of numerous complaints re: charges applied to items purchased by members of the public and imported via Express Consignment Cargo Reporters (Courier companies). To ensure greater understanding of the calculation of these charges, a breakdown is provided within.