Tag Archives: National Budget 2022

OPINION: National Budget: from the perspective of the struggling, it is paltry and punishing

by GHK Lall The national budget is now out in the public for the people to review the pluses and minuses, the excitements, and disappointments. Purely from the perspective of those lower on the ladder in Guyana, it is an abomination, one more hope shattered. I speak mostly on behalf of the expectant poor, the struggling, back-to-the-wall working class of ...

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Income tax threshold increases, higher pension, school children grants, measures to reduce cost of living announced

Guyanese who earn $75,000 per month or less will no longer have to pay income tax. Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh made the announcement in his 2022 National Budget speech. “In this regard, we are proposing to increase the monthly income tax threshold from $65,000 to $75,000 monthly, thereby releasing a total of $1.3 billion into the hands of current ...

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