Sunshine City of Jamaica is Portmore
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Portmore was granted Municipality status in 2003 and has its own City Council and Mayor, following the British-based model of Jamaican local government

Horse Racing is popular and all major horse races are run at Caymanas Park located in north Portmore.


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Amendments to the Trade and Business Act

THE PUBLIC IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT EFFECTIVE MARCH 31, 2015, THE LICENCE ON TRADE AND BUSINESS ACT HAS BEEN AMENDED AND THE APPLICABLE FEES INCREASED.

THE ACT REQUIRES THAT ALL PERSONS CARRYING AS A TRADE OR BUSINESS ACQUIRE A LICENCE TO OPERATE AND INCLUDE: WHOLESALERS, RETAILERS, AUCTIONEERS, NEWSPAPERS, MERCHANTS, WHARFINGER, AND SUPERCARGO.

TRADE LICENCE IS DUE AND PAYABLE ON THE 1ST OF APRIL OF EACH YEAR AT THE OFFICES OF THE TAX ADMINISTRATION OF JAMAICA (TAJ). THE FEES PAYABLE ARE BASED ON THE ANNUAL SALES OF BUSINESSES AND HAVE BEEN ADJUSTED AS FOLLOWS:

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