Image result for 2016/2017 budget presentation trinidadOn Friday, the Finance Minister, in his 2016/2017 budget presentation, said government would be moving to tax homeowners once again.

This morning, in a post-budget presentation interview, former Housing Minister and Oropouche East Member of Parliament, Dr. Roodal Moonilal stressed that while the tax is imperative, the method by which it is assessed for collection, must be fair.

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Oropouche East Member of Parliament, Dr. Roodal Moonilal

Dr. Moonilal said a flat tax rate would lead to an inequality issue being raised.

Separately, the Opposition MP said the Opposition remains deeply disappointed with the treatment of the country’s crime situation, by the government.