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Real Estate Dealers, Public Accountants, Game Operators Added To List Of Terrorism Reporting Entitie

June 19, 2017
 Published:Monday | June 19, 2017 | 6:00 AM Real estate dealers, public accountants and casino and game machine operators have been added to the list of entities mandated to report to the authorities in relation to terrorism. The orders outlining the new entities and their requirements under the Terrorism Prevention Act were approved last Tuesday...
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Commercial Property Owners Still Uncomfortable With Increases

May 4, 2017
  Commercial property owners are still uncomfortable with the levels of increase in the rates used to calculate their tax, but there is no call for a further revision to the new regime, the Realtors' Association of Jamaica has said. The realtors and the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) - the two main interest groups that spoke out against...
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World's Largest Real Estate Franchise Now In Jamaica

April 24, 2017
  Rory Marsh, chief executive officer of KWJamaica. Contributed Rory Marsh, chief executive officer of KWJamaica, at the company's office in Ocho Rios, St Ann. The world's largest real-estate franchise, Keller Williams, has awarded a permit to St Ann-based Meldam Realty to operate to operate offices in Jamaica under the American-based company's...
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US$20 for rooms at UWI

April 21, 2017
  The University of West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus is offering over 3,000 rooms for rental rates as low as US$20 per night during the summer. In the print media on Sunday, April 16, the tertiary institution advertised various halls that will accommodate short-term occupants. President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, Edwin Wint noted that...
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Powerful Interest Groups Welcome Property Tax Changes, PNP Rejects Revision

April 12, 2017
 Published:Wednesday | April 12, 2017 | 4:00 AMJovan Johnson Audley Shaw (left), minister of finance and public service, chats with Prime Minister Andrew Holness before addressing the contentious property tax issue in Parliament yesterday. The powerful interest groups that led public calls for the Government to review the revised property...
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