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Call for early payment of taxes

Businesses such as self-employed individuals, partners, companies, other bodies and employed persons with other such as self-employed individuals, partners, companies, other bodies and employed persons with other sources of income, are b

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NCB partners with Rotman School of Management

 “You’re the reason we exist,” were the words with which Christopher Denny, National Commercial Bank’s (NCB) regional manager, retail banking division, welcomed participants to the first in the series of ‘Know-How Seminars

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NCB partners with Rotman School of Management

 “You’re the reason we exist,” were the words with which Christopher Denny, National Commercial Bank’s (NCB) regional manager, retail banking division, welcomed participants to the first in the series of ‘Know-How Seminars

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Microsoft’s Unified Communications promises savings

The merging of e-mail, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), instant messaging and audio, video and web conferencing into an integrated, intuitive system built into Microsoft’s popular Office system now has the software giant touting e

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Microsoft’s Unified Communications promises savings

The merging of e-mail, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), instant messaging and audio, video and web conferencing into an integrated, intuitive system built into Microsoft’s popular Office system now has the software giant touting e

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Fuel bill could drive Jamaica back to IMF

Jamaica’s fuel bill jumped to US$2.2 billion or 110 per cent of total merchandise exports which ran at US$2 billion last year, when the average price of the precious commodity was US$80 per barrel. This year the bill is likely to surge

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Oil prices could deplete NIR

Galloping crude oil prices could deplete the country’s Net International Reserves (NIR) by between US$500 million and US$800 million, while pushing the dollar lower and inflation higher if the government refuses to quickly announce an

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SRC raises the bar with ISO 9001:2000 Certification

The Scientific Research Council (SRC), Jamaica’s principal public sector agency responsible for the fostering and co-ordination of scientific research, has taken another step in highlighting its organisation on the international stage

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Oil prices could deplete NIR

Galloping crude oil prices could deplete the country’s Net International Reserves (NIR) by between US$500 million and US$800 million, while pushing the dollar lower and inflation higher if the government refuses to quickly announce an

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Jump in 6-month t/bill rate hikes debt service charges

The 89 basis points jump on the six-month treasury bill yield to 14.22 per cent per annum at last week’s auction will push the government’s debt service charges higher ion the 2008/2009 budget. A basis point is one hundreth of a perc

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