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Stamp duty, transfer tax to be reduced

June 8, 2016
  President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica Edwin Wint (left) greets Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Dr Horace Chang at the association’s 50th anniversary symposium and annual general meeting held at The Knutsford Court Hotel, yesterday. The Jamaican Government is to reduce stamp duty and transfer...
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Gov’t Commits to Reducing Taxes on Land Transactions

June 8, 2016
 By Chad Bryan June 8, 2016     Email   Story Highlights Gov’t Commits to Reducing Taxes on Land Transactions Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, said this reduction would provide a boost in the housing market and reduce...
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Gov't commits to reducing taxes on land transactions

June 7, 2016
  Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang (centre),  in discussion with Executive of Mortgage Sales at Jamaica National Building Society, Tiffany Gordon (left), at the 50th anniversary symposium of the Realtors Association of Jamaica (RAJ), at the Knutsford Court Hotel, in New Kingston, on June...
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Realtors Renew Lobby Against Transfer Tax, Stamp Duty

June 3, 2016
  The Realtors Association of Jamaica (RAJ) is already pressing for transfer tax and stamp duty to be rolled back as soon as bailout agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) comes to an end next year. Transfer tax now stands at five per cent and stamp duty at four per cent, each of which were raised by a percentage point since the signing...
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Do away with transfer tax and stamp duty — Realtors

June 1, 2016
WINT... a reduction in fees would create additional market President of the Realtors® Association of Jamaica (RAJ), Edwin Wint, recommends that the new Government should do away with transfer tax and stamp duty in a bid to spur economic growth. In fact, the RAJ is now planning to lobby the new Government to consider further reductions or elimination...
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