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Photos: Minister Dickinson Delivers Budget

Photos: Minister Dickinson Delivers Budget

Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson delivered the 2020 Budget in the House of Assembly on Friday morning, which sets out the Government’s financial plans for the upcoming fiscal year. A live blog on the Budget can be found here, and all our coverage of the 2020 Budget here. Related StoriesPLP Respond To OBA Budget... Read more of this article

Budget: Bill To Change 60/40 Ownership Rule

Budget: Bill To Change 60/40 Ownership Rule

“We will introduce a bill that will reduce the required ownership of a local company from 60% Bermudian to 40% Bermudian, “Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson said as he delivered the 2020 Budget in the House of Assembly today. The Budget report said, “We have also made progress in reducing regulations and red tape to stimulate investment... Read more of this article

Chamber Of Commerce Response To Budget

Chamber Of Commerce Response To Budget

The Chamber of Commerce says that it is “pleased with the direction the Minister is going in” following today’s [Feb 21] budget. A spokesperson said, “The Chamber thanks the Minister for his willingness to consult and for the pre-budget document. The Chamber has taken advantage of this opportunity to discuss and provide information... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Few Solutions To Resuscitate Economy’

OBA: ‘Few Solutions To Resuscitate Economy’

“Government missed its revenue targets, it overspent, failed in its promise to produce a budget surplus and is now projecting a budget deficit,” the OBA said today. “They boasted loudly about a projected $7m surplus but somehow oversaw a $14m deficit,” said Shadow Finance Minister Pat Gordon-Pamplin, who just took over the Shadow Ministry... Read more of this article

Deloitte Release 2020/21 ‘Budget Snapshot’

Deloitte Release 2020/21 ‘Budget Snapshot’

Following the delivery of the 2020 Budget by Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson this morning [Feb 21] in the House of Assembly, Deloitte released a ‘Budget Snapshot’, which highlights some of the key points from the Budget Speech, and follows in full below. You can click here to view our live blog, and click here to view all our coverage of the... Read more of this article

PLP Budget Town Hall Meeting On February 27

PLP Budget Town Hall Meeting On February 27

The Political Education Committee of the PLP is inviting the public to a town hall meeting at Warwick Workmen’s Club on Thursday, February 27 at 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “In support of the National Budget 2020/21, the Political Education Committee of the Progressive Labour Party invites the public to a town hall meeting at Warwick Workmen’s... Read more of this article

Charts Only: 2020-2021 Bermuda Budget

Charts Only: 2020-2021 Bermuda Budget

For those seeking a quick visual view of the 2020 Budget delivered in the House of Assembly by Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson this morning [Feb 21], the charts extracted from the Budget are below. For comparison’s sake, charts from the 2019 Budget are here, 2018 Budget are here, 2017 Budget are here, the 2016 Budget are here, the 2015 Budget... Read more of this article

Live Updates & Video: Minister Delivers Budget

Live Updates & Video: Minister Delivers Budget

[Updating] Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson is set to deliver the 2020 Budget in the House of Assembly this morning [Feb 21], which will set out the Government’s financial plans for the upcoming fiscal year.We will be covering the Budget all day, providing live updates as the Minister delivers the speech, audio coverage, as well as posting a... Read more of this article

Full Document & Extracts: 2020 Budget Speech

Full Document & Extracts: 2020 Budget Speech

This morning [Feb 21], Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson delivered the 2020 Budget in the House of Assembly, which details Government’s financial plans for the upcoming fiscal year. A copy of the full Budget statement is below along with some extracts, and you can view our live blog on the Budget here and all our coverage of the 2020 Budget here. 60/40 Rule... Read more of this article

Chamber To Host Budget Breakfast On Feb 24

Chamber To Host Budget Breakfast On Feb 24

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is getting set to host its annual Budget Breakfast on Monday, February 24 at The Hamilton Princess and Beach Club. The Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer Kendaree Burgess said, “We are pleased to host our annual Budget Breakfast, to be held the Monday morning immediately following the Friday 21 February Budget Statement. “We... Read more of this article

Video: Pre-Budget Report Public Meeting

Video: Pre-Budget Report Public Meeting

The Pre-Budget Public Meeting is being held this evening [Feb 6], with Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson set to provide a presentation and answer queries. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the Pre-Budget Report on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 6pm in the Goodwin C. Smith Hall, Heritage... Read more of this article

Pre-Budget Report Public Meeting On Thursday

Pre-Budget Report Public Meeting On Thursday

The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the Pre-Budget Report at 6pm on Thursday [Feb 6] at the Heritage Worship Centre on Dundonald Street in Hamilton. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the Pre-Budget Report on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 6pm in the Goodwin C. Smith Hall, Heritage... Read more of this article

Kempe: ‘I See No Vision To Stimulate Economy’

Kempe: ‘I See No Vision To Stimulate Economy’

“The pre-Budget report has two glaring omissions – immigration reform and cutting Government expenditure,” Shadow Finance Minister Nick Kempe said today. Senator Kempe said, “There are still plans to raise taxes and introduce more taxes, as well as increase fees and charges making life even more expensive for Bermudians which is not... Read more of this article