Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Category: Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE – GRACE PERIOD FOR IMPOSITION OF INCREASED TAXES AND IMPORT DUTY ON IMPORTED PRIVATE MOTOR CARS

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, M.P., wishes to advise that at its meeting last week, Cabinet agreed that with respect to the announcement made in the 2021 Budget Statement regarding an increase of taxes and import duty on certain private motor cars, namely certain smaller engine CNG, electric and hybrid cars, the new…

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: THE WAIVER OF VAT AND OPT ON LAPTOPS, NOTEBOOKS AND TABLETS

The Honourable Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance, has taken note of information in the public domain regarding the waiver of taxes on computers and wishes to confirm that the required legal orders for the zero-rating for Value Added Tax (VAT) and the remission (waiver) of Online Purchase Tax (OPT) on laptop computers. VAT Order Waiver…

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE -FINANCIAL SECTOR REGULATORS ON “PYRAMID SCHEMES” MARKETED IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

The Financial System Regulatory Authorities: the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), the Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (FIU) and the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) are jointly issuing this Advisory to the public to be cautious about entering into ventures commonly referred to as “pyramid schemes”.

MEDIA RELEASE: 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 a further twelve (12) of the property owners in Tobago, whose properties are being acquired for…