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Customers may experience challenges when using their Visa Credit Card at Tax Offices or while transacting business using the online Tax Portal. The issue has been identified by the banks and the matter is being addressed.  TAJ will continue to monitor the progress to resolve the issue.

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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
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

Blogs Blogs

TAJ Urges Taxpayers to Get Ready for Income Tax March 15 Filing Deadline

With the March 15 Income Tax due date just two months away, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is urging taxpayers to begin preparations to file their income tax returns early and online to avoid the usual last minute rush. All companies, organisations, self-employed persons, as well as employed persons with additional sources of income, are reminded to file their Annual Income Tax Return for...
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New Income Tax threshold effective January 1, 2016

A new income tax threshold of $592,800 per annum comes into effect in the New Year on January 1, 2016, moving up from the current tax-free amount of $557,232. The increase in the threshold means that the corresponding tax-free portion to be used by employers, as of January 2016, in making periodic payments is as follows: $11,400.00 Weekly $ 22,800.00 Fortnightly $ 49,400.00 Monthly ...
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Transfer Pricing Provisions

The Arm’s Length Principle (ALP), which is the foundation of internationally accepted transfer pricing rules, was introduced in the Income Tax Act in 1970 as section 17. The effect of the 2015 Income Tax amendments were to provide a degree of clarity and certainty to taxpayers on the acceptable methods of determining the transfer price based on the Arm’s Length Principle, provide greater...
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Transfer Pricing Legislation to take effect

Amendments to the Income Tax Act to introduce Transfer Pricing legislation have been passed by both Houses of Parliament and are set to take effect for year of assessment 2015 and subsequent years. These amendments, drafted in accordance with Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) standards will strengthen and clarify the existing provisions under the Act relating to...
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TAJ Extends Call Centre Hours Until December 14

The Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is extending operating hours at its Customer Care Centre to 7 pm. This will continue until the December 14 due date for employer’s to submit their November payroll return (S01). The extra hours have been implemented to offer support to employers, who are now able to use the recently expanded Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS) to file and pay...
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GART Rates

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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.