Self-employment continues to grow in Sancti Spiritus, where a total of 24,985 people work in one or more activities, the highest figure since 2010
Self-employed workers are trained in different courses offered by the Hotel and Tourism School of Trinidad, in Sancti Spiritus
Private business in Cuba have hired a total of 100 thousand 448 employees up to last September, which is in tune with the promotion of the new non-state employment modality.
Over 9 000 new jobs have been created in Sancti Spiritus since 2010.
Since December 2011 banks in Cuba offer the option of loans to self-employed persons to invest in working capital (payment of raw materials, supplies, salaries) and business-related funds (construction of places, and buying means for works) .
Self-employed workers of the service, construction, and transportation services are currently in charge of ten of the so-called annexed classrooms, in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba.
Cuba’s new tax regime became effective on January 1, 2013, following the enactment of the nation’s first comprehensive tax code since the triumph of the revolution in 1959.
The new Cuban tributary system, to come into force next January, includes a special regime for the agricultural sector, which seeks to foster the production of basic foodstuffs in the island.