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Government to Introduce Employment Tax Credit


Effective January 1, 2014 unregulated companies and self-employed individuals, engaged in a trade, vocation or profession, will be entitled to claim a non-refundable Employment Tax Credit (ETC) when computing their net income tax liability. However to qualify for the credit, the eligible persons will have to file and pay their monthly payroll statutory deductions on time.



Scotiabank and the Shaggy Foundation: Continuing to Make a Difference


Shaggy & Friends 2014The January 4, 2014 staging of the biennial Shaggy and Friends benefit concert is set to wow patrons in its usual fine style on the lawns of Kings House. This years’ goal of furnishing the first catheterisation laboratory for children of in the English speaking Caribbean is its most ambitious yet and Scotiabank Jamaica is pleased to play its’ part in contributing towards this very worthy cause.

Scotiabank’s support of the fundraising event includes financial sponsorship as well as providing 100 ScotiaVolunteers to serve at the event in various capacities, but primarily to manage ticket collections. Scotiabank volunteers will also host a designated pledge tent, equipped with point of sale machines to accept donations via debit and credit card while at the event. Read more...

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New Website For Green Grotto Caves And Attractions

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Friday, 04 April 2014

The Green Grotto Caves and Attractions, St. Ann, which is the first cave in the world to receive Green Globe Certification, now boasts a new website. Visitors to the new information portal launched on March 7, 2014, can now access a more interacti...



Is China a Friend of Africa?

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Saturday, 09 November 2013

For many developing countries, foreign direct investment is viewed as something very positive. International companies can bring cash, skills, technology, and high ethical standards to a host country. But others do not always regard such investors...


Self Improvement

If Money Were No Object

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Thursday, 14 July 2011

Let’s face it. The business will always need something else. Just like there will always be people who will ask for your help. Where we get caught is when we begin to believe that we can actually bring the

“need” to a close. “If I can just make ano...