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Revised Property Tax assessments for 2017/18 for Strata Owners are now available. The delays were necessary to facilitate recent changes in the legislation pertaining to Strata Properties.

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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 Develops Programme to Target Chronic Late Filers

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has developed and implemented an On-time Filing Programme geared towards taxpayers who consistently file their returns late. TheProgramme will be implemented on a phased basis, with the first phase targeting taxpayers who file their General Consumption Tax (GCT) returns after the stipulateddue date. The Programme will educate and assist taxpayers in an effort...
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Second quarter tax payments due June 15

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding business persons that the following payments are due on or before Thursday, June 15, 2017: Corporate Estimated Income Tax (2 nd quarter) Self Employed Statutory Payments (2 nd quarter) Minimum Business Tax (1 st Half) Persons are being encouraged to use the online payment option as Tax...
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TAJ Threshold Abuse Audit Programme brings over 1,800 Taxpayers to Book

A Threshold Abuse Programme implemented In the last financial year 2016/17 has resulted in approximately one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one (1,821) taxpayers being assessed/audited and led to the identification of two thousand, two hundred and thirty seven (2,237) leads to be pursued. The audit programme examined the S02 (Employers Annual Return) for the years 2013 & 2014, and was...
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Tax Authority Establishes Independent Objections Unit

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) continues to make its contribution to the overall economic reform programme of the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) by making tax collection equitable and transparent. To this end, TAJ has progressed with the establishment of an independent Objections Unit since the start of the new financial year. The new unit which was established in April 2017 will have...
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TAJ reports growth in online filing for FY 2016/17

Tax Administration Jamaica is advising that the online filing ( e Filing) rate for most major tax types increased during the 2016/17 financial year. This means that more taxpayers, both individual and companies submitted their returns online using the Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS). This trend is indeed encouraging for the Revenue Authority which last year, bolstered...
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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.



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