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Portfolio Development Programme, tourism programmes, The Cocoa Rehabilitation Programme, exploration and development drilling programme, gasoline optimization programme, Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses Programme (GATE) and the Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP), Accelerated Housing Programme, Food Support Programme, r Reward and Incentive Programme, Hotel Upgrade Programme, and Unemployment Relief Programme (URP). Providing Municipal Corporations with increased responsibility which include the maintenance of schools and specified public buildings, social welfare services, sporting programmes, agricultural and local tourism and spatial planning. Tax Administration Madam Speaker, Honorable Members would recall that I shared with them the Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool (TADAT) Performance Report on Trinidad and Tobago. This specially designed tool - TADAT- has allowed us to gauge the performance of our tax administration with clear guidelines and priorities for reform. Upon its establishment in 2019, best practice standards in domestic tax administration would be embraced with greater efficiency in domestic tax mobilization. We would witness the full benefits of this reform in 2020 in the context of the full operationalization of the Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority. Tax Administration Madam Speaker, Honorable Members would recall that I shared with them the Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool (TADAT) Performance Report on Trinidad and Tobago. This specially designed tool - TADAT- has allowed us to gauge the performance of our tax administration with clear guidelines and priorities for reform. Upon its establishment in 2019, best practice standards in domestic tax administration would be embraced with
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greater efficiency in domestic tax mobilization. We would witness the full benefits of this reform in 2020 in the context of the full operationalization of the Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority. Property Tax the current plan is for the Board of Inland Revenue to issue notices to property owners for the payment of property tax in 2019. Let me assure this Honorable House and the national community that the property tax will not be required to be paid on a retroactive basis. The tax will only be implemented and collected in respect of calendar year 2019. This will affect individuals and companies as they would have less money at the end of the month to pay for their expenses. They won’t be able to
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