January 30, 2019 11:27 AM
As a result of conditions following a recent flooding at the Stamp Duty and Transfer Tax Office located at 111 Harbour Street, Kingston that Office was closed yesterday. Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise the public that the Stamp Duty and Transfer Tax Office will remain closed today January 30 and tomorrow January 31, 2019. The closure is necessary in order to carry out emergency remedial work that cannot be conducted while the location remains open for business.
The following temporary measures have been implemented and will remain in effect for two days on Wednesday January 30 and Thursday January 31, 2019;
1. All payments are to be made at Cashier 1, located on the ground floor of the Kingston Revenue Service Centre, 1 – 3 King Street.
2. All authentication i.e. barcoding, sealing and delivery of the documents will be conducted on the ground floor of the Kingston Revenue Service Centre, 1- 3 King Street.
3. Express documents e.g. Ministers license, court documents, powers of attorney, deed poll etc., will be processed at the Taxpayer Registration Centre, Shops 26 and 27 Kingston Mall.
During the temporary closure, we recognise that persons may have urgent matters. Such persons may call 876-838-3295, 876-545-5153, 876-545-5187, or 876-545-5150 to speak with senior officers from the unit.
The public is also reminded that customers can make payments for stamp matters at any Tax Office or online via the TAJ Tax Portal at www.jamaicatax.gov.jm, once a case number has been assigned. Additionally, the usual Stamp services are still available at the May Pen Tax Office and the Montego Bay Revenue Service Centre.
Tax Administration Jamaica apologizes for any inconvenience that this closure may cause.
Persons may contact the TAJ Customer Care Centre at 888-Tax-Help (888-829-4357) toll-free for further information or assistance.