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UTech Jamaica: The 4th UBUNTU Lecture Series November 29, 2016

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THEME – Understanding Climate Change: Discovering UBUNTU

Date: Tuesday November 29, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Technology Innovation Centre (TIC) Conference Room

PRESENTERS:

  1. Dr. Dave Muir, FENC, CSEII (Caribbean Sustainable Energy and Innovation Institute
  2.  Dr. Martin Schade, FELS Graduate Studies Coordinator, UBUNTU Lecture Coordinator

ALL ARE INVITED !!


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University of Technology, Jamaica

UTech, Ja & IEEE Public Forum: Jamaica Electric Utility Grid Codes November 15, 2016

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University of Technology, Jamaica
in collaboration with
Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Jamaica Section invites you to their Public Forum
Jamaica Electric Utility Grid Codes

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Faculty of Engineering and Computing (FENC) Conference Room

PRESENTER: Mr. Hopeton Heron (Deputy Director General Office of Utilities and Regulations OUR)

For further information please contact

Engr. Christopher Udegha (IEEE Vice Chair).
Email: ccudegha@utech.edu.jm
Tel: (876) 970-5173


Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
876-970-5468

UTech, Ja Workshop: Interpersonal Skills and Navigating a Successful Research Career November 15, 2016

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND SPORTS (FOSS)

PROBLEM SOLVING…KEEPING THE VIBES

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THE CENTER FOR SCIENCE-BASED RESEARCH

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & CONTINUING STUDIES (CSRECS)

Presents

“INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND PERSONAL BRANDING IN NAVIGATING a SUCCESSFUL RESEARCH CAREER”.

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Theatre 4 (LT-4), Faculty of the Built Environment, University of Technology, Jamaica, Papine Campus.

Please confirm your attendance by email to: karlene.martin@utech.edu.jm


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University of Technology, Jamaica
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Action Research Seminar – Nov 17,2016. November 10, 2016

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Caribbean Sustainable and Energy & Innovation Institute School of Graduate Studies, Research & Entrepreneurship School of Mathematics and Statistics With Support From EU Co-Funded Projects CAP4INNO and IPICA.

Invites Academic Staff to:

Action Research Seminar

Venue: Faculty of Education and Liberal Study (Fels) Conference Room

Date: November 17, 2016

Time: 1:00 p.m.  – 3:00 p.m.

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GOJ: Tax Computation for Income In Excess of 6 million dollars July 1, 2016

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MINISTRY OF FINANCE & THE PUBLIC SERVICE
PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tax Computation for Income In Excess of 6 million dollars

The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) remains committed to improving the lives of Jamaicans at all levels and in creating an enabling business environment that will redound to the strengthening, and growth of the Jamaican economy.

Effective July 1, 2016, tens of thousands of Jamaicans, will begin to benefit from an increase in the personal income tax threshold, as it moves from $592,800.00 to $1,000,272.00 which is consistent with GOJ’s thrust to reduce the level of taxes on individuals and businesses.

GOJ has continued to execute its tax reform package which will see a shift from direct tax to the implementation of indirect tax measures. In tandem with a comprehensive tax reform programme, is the thrust to increase tax compliance and GOJ will continue through Tax Administration Jamaica to ramp up efforts in that regard.

Come July 1, 2016 earners in excess of $6 million will begin to pay an additional 5% on the personal income tax moving the tax rate from 25% to 30%. This new…

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University of Technology, Jamaica
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GOJ: Increase in Personal Income Tax Threshold FY 2016/17 July 1, 2016

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REVISED
TECHNICAL NOTE
Personal Income Tax Threshold & Rate
FY 2016/17
Revenue Measures
June 30, 2016

 

Purpose
The purpose of this Note is to provide guidance on the application of the amendments to the Income Tax Act as it relates to the implementation of the new income tax rate and the increase in the income tax threshold as announced in the 2016/17 Revenue Measures.

Objective
The 2016/17 Revenue Measures outlined to the House on the May 12, 2016, in which the Minister of Finance and the Public Service (MoFP) asked the Honourable House to consider an increase in the personal income tax threshold from $592,800 to $1,000,272 effective July 1, 2016 and to a further $1,500,096 effective April 1, 2017. The measure is recommended on the grounds that it will provide low income earners with additional disposable income.
The Revenue Measures covered:
(1) An increase in the personal income tax threshold from $592,800 to $1,000,272 for year of assessment 2016.
(2) An increase in the personal income tax threshold from $1,000,272 to $1,500,096 for year of assessment 2017
(3) The Income Tax Rate of 30% on statutory income in excess of $6,000,000.

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University of Technology, Jamaica
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