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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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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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Withholding Tax on Specified Services to be implemented June 1

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that after careful consideration, withholding tax on specified services will now be implemented on June 1, 2015. The new legislation will be introduced on a phased basis. At this time only Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, as well as financial institutions regulated by the FSC and BOJ, tourism operators, utility and cable companies,...
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Due date for Filing Consumption Taxes and Property Tax Payments Extended

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that the due date for filing of Consumption Taxes to include: General Consumption Tax (GCT), Special Consumption Tax (SCT), Guest Accommodation Room Tax (GART) and Telephone Call Tax (TCT), as well as payment of Property Tax have been extended to May 1, 2015. This is as a result of technical difficulties with the online facility experienced...
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Tax obligations of charitable entities

In light of recent discussions in the media, Tax Administration Jamaica wishes to advise the public that ALL entities, whether operating as a charity or otherwise, are required to deduct and pay over statutory amounts for income tax, education tax, NIS, NHT and HEART contributions for their employees monthly, under the PAYE system. All employers are also required to pay the employer’s...
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Property Tax for fiscal year 2015-2016 to be paid by April 30

Property Owners are being reminded that they have until April 30, 2015 to pay their Property Tax for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, after which a 10% may be applied for late payment. It should be noted that Property Tax for the current year, which became due on April 1 has not been increased and therefore payment remains the same as last year. The public is reminded that they have the option of...
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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.