“REFORMED TAX RATE” – Edwin Fidelis
A tax review commission seminar held in Lae today will suggest tax reforms from the national government. The seminar revealed that more than half of the tax revenue generated by the government comes from personal income tax rather than businesses. But a re-adjustment to the tax rates may come with serious economic implications.
“GOVERNOR ON LAE FIRES” – Bethanie Harriman
Morobe Governor Kelly Naru says funding for new Lae Fire stations will be allocated next year. It’s understood that the National Government was supposed to allocate around 300 million kina for improving the Lae Fire Service. Governor Naru says the Government is still planning for it.
“ABG POLLING BEGINS” – Fabian Hakalits
Bougainville Electoral Commissioner George Manu has announced that polling for the Taunita/Tinputz, by-election has commenced. The five-day polling will end this Friday, with counting scheduled to start immediately at the Tinputz District office. A new member should be declared by Saturday.