Daily Archives: October 9, 2014

DCMCO Black tie Dinner Awards Ceremony – Lanham MD – Nov 28, 2014


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COTAB Annual Xmas Dance – Toronto – December 27, 2014

Committee to Assist Buxton Friendship (COTAB) – Annual Xmas Dance – December 27, 2014

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Govt orders probe into duty-free concessions…GRA officials in fraud scheme

Govt orders probe into duty-free concessions…Report fingers top GRA officials in fraud scheme

OCTOBER 9, 2014 | BY    A Government-ordered independent probe into a reported racket involving duty-free concessions for vehicles has implicated two top officials of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).
GRA’s Khurshid Sattaur

GRA’s Khurshid Sattaur

A senior Government official yesterday confirmed that the investigations were quietly ordered by the Office of the President earlier this year with the report fingering the senior official and one of his top aides who works in the Tax Exemption Processing and Verification.
The probe was launched after complaints were made into the scheme which saw hundreds of millions of dollars being diverted from the tax coffers.
The revelations would come as GRA Commissioner General, Khurshid Sattaur, is in deep trouble with his independence being questioned after a series of shocking email were published in Kaieteur News. These indicated the release of sensitive tax information for private media houses. The information was sent to former President Bharrat Jagdeo. Continue reading