ICT ignored in budget

At the Cabinet level of governance consideration, technology is still viewed as a support tool, not an enabling one.

ICT is hardware, not systems in 2019 Budget

Above: Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert. Photo courtesy GORTT. BitDepth#1166 for October 11, 2018 In this year’s budget documents, the Government hews to a now standard […]

Finance Ministry issues advisory on BarterCoin Exchange

The Ministry of Finance has noted the recent international trend of what is termed ‘digital currency’ and locally, the proposed launch of a BarterCoin Exchange and […]

The 2018 Budget and ICT

Above: Minister of Finance Colm Imbert is responsible for the allocations in the 2018 budget. Photo courtesy the Ministry of Finance. BitDepth#1116 for October 24, 2017 […]

The Seven Per Cent Solution

Above: Will a seven per cent tax on online shopping feed the national coffers? Image by Siarhei Tsalko, DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1037 for April 19, 2016 The plan […]

VAT on books and computers: What should the Government have done?

Above: Illustration by Adikk/DepositPhotos BitDepth#1025 for January 26, 2016 There was a bit of furore on social media over the last couple of weeks about the […]