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Response to JEP comment on Property Tax Green Paper

Aug 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Philip

This blog is a response to the article in the JEP on Wednesday 13 August titled “Proposed new property tax to hit renters hardest”, which made assertions and drew incorrect conclusions on the Property Tax Review consultation that was launched alongside the 2015 Budget. The article's conclusion that renters would be hit is incorrect. The Treasury ...

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Response to Budget Commentary

Aug 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Philip

There have been a number of comments since the publication of the Budget 2015 at the end of July. Over the next few weeks I will be considering some of the responses and as always responding where legitimate points have been made. At the same time it is important to clarify some of the issues ...

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Speech for Institute of Law in Jersey

Mar 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Philip

Good morning ladies and gentlemen. Before I begin, I would like to thank the Institute of Law for inviting me here today to talk about a something that matters a great deal to us all – the sustainability of our financial services industry. As many of you know, my main role in government is that of Treasury ...

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