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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 begins suspension of some services to upgrade systems

TAJ begins suspension of some services to upgrade systems As of September 1, 2016, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) will begin conducting upgrading activities for the September 5 roll out of phase three of its Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS). Customers are advised that during this transition period, several services will be limited or suspended to facilitate the system upgrades.


As a result, taxpayers will be unable to carry out certain transactions relating to TRN, TCC, Zero-rating, Exemption Certificates and e-services in relation to Income,  Education, Payroll, Minimum Business and Asset Taxes during the period. Additionally, in order to facilitate the system cut-over, the Portmore Tax Office will NOT be open on Saturday September 3, 2016.


The schedule of affected services is as follows:

DATE Transactions/Services

Sept.

1-2

TRN Registration, TCC, Zero rating Exemption Certificates, Tax Free Motor Vehicle Travelling
Allowance Request and GCT Deferment
Certificate will not be processed
Sept.              1- 4 Web requests will not be processed

Sept.

1- 4

Payments made Online and Inline will not be
reflected until September 6

 

Portmore Tax Office CLOSED Saturday, September 3

 

Taxpayers are therefore advised to delay conducting related transactions until after the transition period ends, as TAJ works to improve its service efficiency and delivery with even greater convenience and security.


Once the system upgrades have been completed on September 5, taxpayers will be able to do even more online. RAIS phase 3 will include Withholding Tax, Stamp Duty and Transfer Tax, Environmental Protection Levy, Betting, Gaming and Lottery Taxes, as well as Trade and Business Licences as part of the new service options.

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Tax Tips Tax Tips

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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