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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

News Releases News Releases

September 1, 2015 Implementation of Withholding Tax on Specified Services

Issued by: Ministry of Finance and Planning The Ministry of Finance and Planning is advising that the Withholding Tax on Specified Services which took effect June 1, 2015 will be implemented on September 1, 2015. The Withholding Tax on Specified Services targets persons liable to income tax but are noncompliant and/or may not be in the tax data base. It is expected that this tax...
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FATCA Bill Becomes Law

Preparations for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) have taken another step forward as the proposed legislation, The Revenue Administration (Amendment) Act 2015, has now been signed into law by the Governor General, His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen. This means that Financial Institutions (FIs) are now required under law to provide Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ)...
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TAJ Finalises Preparations to Implement FATCA

With the advent of the legislation relating to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is finalising preparations to administer the implementation of the automatic exchange of information. In recent weeks TAJ has been working with Financial Institutions (FI) to register and submit test data, to assess the readiness of the system configured to accommodate...
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Tax Takes Enforcement Action against St. Catherine Business Owners

Tax Administration Jamaica’s (TAJ) in continuing with its enforcement action brought five St. Catherine Business Persons before the St. Catherine Resident Magistrate Court for failing to file and pay outstanding tax amounts. The tax authority through its Special Enforcement Team (SET) supported by the St. Catherine North Police, conducted enforcement operations in the Linstead, Spanish Town and...
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Ease in Shortage of Private Licence Plates

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that beginning Wednesday, July 29, 2015 the public began to see an ease in the shortage of Private Motor Vehicle Licence Plates, with the delivery of an initial amount of plates from our suppliers. These were distributed to the main tax offices across the island. A shipment of raw material is expected in the island later this week and our...
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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.