Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Tag: 2023

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”.…

Keynote address by the Honourable Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance, MP at the TTIFC and the EU-UNCDF-OACP Partnership for Digital Financial Inclusion

I am pleased to be here with you this morning to discuss a very important agenda item for the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, namely Financial Inclusion.One of this Government’s major focuses is empowering every citizen to participate meaningfully in the economy of Trinidad and Tobago. To achieve this, we believe that everyone should have…

MEDIA RELEASE: NOTICES OF VALUATION ARE NOT NOTICES OF PROPERTY TAX, PROPERTY TAX IS ONLY 3% OF THE ANNUAL RENTAL VALUE

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, has taken note of a misunderstanding regarding the meaning and effect of the Notices of Valuation which are being posted out to residential property owners.Although these Notices of Valuation do not refer to Property Tax and are not issued by the Board of Inland Revenue, it is…

Speech: The Honourable Colm Imbert, MP, Minister of Finance presentation at the 14th Annual International Finance and Accounting Conference (AIFAC2023) on Friday 17 November, 2023

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is a pleasure to address you today, as this forum provides an opportune collaboration in developing and aligning public economic policy with the strategic plans of the private sector- so that the broad national agenda is executed. Over the past year, the world has been recalibrating and repositioning its efforts following…