ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – Cops assigned to the Linstead Police station in St Catherine say they seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in the town on Thursday.
Reports are that between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm police personnel conducted operations in the Clarkes area of the town, During the process an unfinishe ...more »
We have a lot of businesses and other charitable donors giving back and making contributions to support schools and other charitable causes. Are these charitable donors allowed to write off their donations against taxes?
If so, then it is the taxpayers' money that they are shelling out on the back end.
While I applaud these efforts, I often wonder if there are any arms of government, specifically revenue agencies or departments, that carry out due diligence. This should be done if only to ensure that these entities are actually giving the sums that they proudly tell the public they are donating.
I ask this question because it seems some of these entities -- some of them market rivals -- are simply trying to outdo each other in their "charitable giving". The minister of finance and the tax department should be concerned.
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