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Budget Watch

What is the Budget Debate?

The Annual Budget indicates what will be done with the finances of the country over the course of a year. The purpose of the Budget is to decide how much money the Government plans to expend on security, roads, water, housing and other services it provides.

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Budget Debate Explained

The Budget Debate provides the Government with the opportunity to take stock of its performance over the previous fiscal year, to measure its progress in relation to the targets previously set and to assess the effectiveness of its management of the country's finances.

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Budget Glossary

Here is a list of key terms and their meanings used during the Budget Debate: - Recurrent Expenditure - Capital Expenditure - Appropriation Act - Estimates of Expenditure

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Budget Debate Schedule

Below is the planned Budget 2024/2025 Financial Year Budget Debate Schedule

Budget Debate and Sectoral Speeches

Take a look at the Speeches for the Budget 2024/2025 Budget Debate and Sectoral Speeches

2024 Closing Budget Presentation by the Minister of  Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil, MP
2024 Closing Budget Presentation by the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil, MP

March 27, 2024

2024 MOFPS Opening Budget Presentation by the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil, MP
2024 MOFPS Opening Budget Presentation by the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil, MP

March 13, 2024

Latest News

Get the latest news and updates on Jamaica's Budget 2024/2025 Budget Debate

$9b Earmarked for Increased Provision of Housing Solutions under the Urban Renewal Programme

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced that $9 billion is earmarked under the revitalised Urban Renewal Programme...

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Thousands of Jamaicans to Benefit from Reverse Income Tax Credit

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, says the Reverse Income Tax Credit provision is...

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Working Group Being Established to Review Additional Stamp Duty Regime

A Working Group is being established to review the Additional Stamp Duty (ASD) regime, including the application for raw foods,...

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Gov’t Prioritises Washington Boulevard Improvement

Increased focus will be placed on the Washington Boulevard Improvement Project in fiscal year 2024/25, as the Government works to...

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PM Outlines Plans for Lucea-Hopewell Bypass

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has outlined plans for a Lucea-Hopewell Bypass to assist in easing congestion in...

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Gov’t to Launch Tender Process for North Coast Highway Expansion in Fourth Quarter

The Government is looking to launch the tender process for expansion of the North Coast Highway during the fourth quarter...

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