“The IRC’s Commissioner of Tax has sought to clarify the pattern of tax collections in 2018 in a media release on 16 January. Unfortunately for this nation, this clarification simply re-enforces the fact that non-mining and petroleum tax collections fell K484 million short of the forecasts contained in the 2018 Budget. Non-mining and petroleum tax […]

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“This is the final of a five part response to the failings of the PNC tax tariff policies. The first part of the response focused on how the Treasurer Abel lied about the 25% tax tariff on milk did not apply to UHT products. The second part covered how the government has ignored expert advice […]

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“The Internal Revenue Commission (IRC) has released some very revealing figures about tax collections in 2018. The Commissioner for Tax talks about collecting more than expected. However, after excluding a large and unexpected mining and petroleum tax bonanza of nearly K700 million, all other IRC collections are K500 million less than the government wanted in […]

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“This is the fourth of a five part response to the failings of the PNC tax tariff policies. The first part of the response focused on how the Treasurer Abel lied about the 25% tax tariff on milk did not apply to UHT products. The second part covered how the government has ignored expert advice […]

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“PNG needs a Consumer Council to help protect PNG families from unfair price increases and poor quality products. In the fierce competition of Waigani politics, there are many groups and individuals that will speak out in the interests of resource companies or the local manufacturing industry or formal sector employees. However, there is no group […]

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“PNG needs a Consumer Council to help protect PNG families from unfair price increases and poor quality products. In the fierce competition of Waigani politics, there are many groups and individuals that will speak out in the interests of resource companies or the local manufacturing industry or formal sector employees. However, there is no group […]

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