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Customer Care Centre
Toll Free: 1-888-TAX-HELP (local)
Toll Free: 1-888-829-4357
Toll Free: 1-888-GO-JATAX (USA)
Telephone: (876)-902-9463
FAX: (876)-902-9494
Email: taxhelp@taj.gov.jm

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TAJ Publishes Its National Compliance Plan

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has developed a National Compliance Plan (NCP), which strategically outlines the compliance approaches that will be used during the current 2015-2016 Fiscal Year, to ensure that the projected tax revenue of $263.29b is collected. TAJ for the first time has published its National Compliance Plan (NCP) on its website, to allow the public to be informed about...
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Implementation of Environmental Protection Levy

Published by Ministry of Finance & Planning The Environmental Protection Levy (EPL) which took effect on June 1, 2015, required domestic manufacturers to remit returns not later than July 31, 2015. Arising out of a series of consultations with key stakeholders, GOJ has revised the filing of returns by manufacturers by the last working day October, 2015 . Consistent with the new Act,...
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Minimum Business Tax Amendments Take Effect

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding companies and individuals in business that their first payment instalment of $30,000 for Minimum Business Tax (MBT) was due on Monday June 15, 2015. It should be noted that a Bill amending provisions relating to the MBT was signed into law on June 11, 2015, that now impacts who is required to pay. In respect of individuals, the threshold has been...
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Implementation of Withholding Tax on Specified Services date postponed

Published by: The Ministry of Finance and Planning The Ministry of Finance and Planning (MOFP) is advising that the implementation of withholding tax on specified services is postponed, until further notice. The Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. the Honourable Peter Phillips and the Commissioner General, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), Mr. Ainsley Powell recently met with stakeholders...
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CIAT Secretariat visits Jamaica

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) recently hosted representatives of the Inter-American Centre of Tax Administrations (CIAT) Secretariat. They were in the island for a two day institutional visit, May 18 and 19, 2015, aimed at strengthening existing relations. During the visit CIAT Executive Secretary, Mr. Marcio F. Verdi and Director Institutional Management, Mr. Francisco Beiner met with TAJ...
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Tax Reminder: Sign up for TAX REM - to get text reminders about Motor Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Fitness expiry dates.

Motorists: You may renew your Driver’s Licence up to 30 days before your birthday.

Saturday Opening: The Portmore Tax Office opens on Saturdays 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Avoid the rush: To avoid the rush, DON’T wait until the busy month end to make tax payments or fees.

Electronic Drop Boxes: Cheque payments may be made using electronic drop boxes located at main tax offices.

Save Time! Why wait inline? File and pay GCT online.