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Media Release: Fake profiles of the Minister of Finance being used for Scams and Phishing Attacks

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, wishes to alert the public to a disturbing trend of fake Facebook profiles and fake social media accounts being set up with variations of his name and matching photographs for the purpose of fraudulent activity and scams. To date approximately eight (8) fake Facebook accounts have been…

Public Notice: Waiver of Penalties and Interest on National Insurance Contributions

Waiver of Penalties and Interests on National Insurance Contributions Payable Under the National Insurance Act, Chap. 32:01 for the Waiver Period December 20th 2023 to January 31st, 2024. The Public is advised that, pursuant to section 2 of the Finance Act, 2023, which took legal effect on December 20, 2023, there is applicable to all…

Media Release: Transit Sheds for Clearing Cargo are Private Facilities, Not Government

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, has taken note of an article in the Daily Express with the patently erroneous headline “Gun Theft at Customs”, which goes on to erroneously state that security systems at a transit shed “at Customs” were found to be non-functional and illegal items have disappeared from sheds “at Customs”.…

Media Release: Negative Statements by UWI Professor about the 2023 IMF Article IV Report are Unwarranted, Erroneous, Baseless and Unfortunate

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, M.P., has taken note of erroneous and ridiculous statements made by UWI Professor Roger Hosein regarding the recently published IMF 2023 Article IV Report on its consultation with Trinidad and Tobago.On May 1, 2023, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2023 Article IV…