During the February 2016 General Elections the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) promised to raise the tax threshold to JA$1.5million – aimed at increasing the spending power of workers by leaving more money in their pockets. This is thought to have clinched victory for the JLP. Some doubted the new government’s ability to deliver on this promise, but Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ government is has announced its intention to implement its promise. Umm! Read more.
Money in your pocket – If you’re a Jamaican