Archive for April 19th, 2017

How is stamp duty assessed on inherited property?

How is stamp duty assessed on inherited property?

| 19/04/2017 | 9 Comments

I am leaving my house to my children in my will. When I die, will they have to pay stamp duty on their inheritance? If so, how would government work out what that is?  Auntie’s answer: Finally, I am able to tell someone that the government will not take a fee for something. Yes, that’s […]

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Pensions Board hosts party for seniors

Pensions Board hosts party for seniors

| 19/04/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 400 people attended the Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) pensioners’ appreciation event at Pedro St James on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. The programme, which was organised to celebrate the PSPB’s 25th anniversary, included live entertainment, speeches, prizes and a buffet. Kearney Gomez, the former permanent secretary for the Ministry of […]

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NORCECA beach volleyball to be served this weekend

NORCECA beach volleyball to be served this weekend

| 19/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Teams from 16 countries are headed to Cayman for the 2017 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament set for 21-23 April at Public Beach. Kennedy McGowan, the president of the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) said of the event: “The tournament offers the people of the Cayman Islands the opportunity to see what a […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.