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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 mounts public education campaign for changes to Personal Income Tax

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has embarked on a campaign to educate and inform the public about the changes to Personal Income Tax that were implemented on July 1, 2016. At that time, the income tax threshold increased to $1,000,272 and the tax rate for statutory income earned in excess of $6M moved to 30%. The Administration is employing a multi-channel approach to reach the widest...
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Tax Computation for Income In Excess of 6 million dollars

Issued by: Ministry of Finance and the Public Service The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) remains committed to improving the lives of Jamaicans at all levels and in creating an enabling business environment that will redound to the strengthening, and growth of the Jamaican economy. Effective July 1, 2016, tens of thousands of Jamaicans, will begin to benefit from an increase in the...
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TAJ Set to Roll-out Additional Online Services in September

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is now making the necessary preparations to implement the third and final phase of its Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS) on September 5, 2016. This will result in further improvements in the administration of the tax system and access to a wider range of online services relating to Stamp Duty and Transfer Tax, Withholding Taxes, Environmental...
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30% Income Tax Rate Applied to Aggregate Income During

Published by the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service as a matter of highest importance. During the FY2016/17 Budget presentation, the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Finance and the Public Service, announced that the Income tax threshold would be increased from $592,800 to $1,000,272.00. This in effect means that all pensioners, P.A.Y.E. self-employed and other individuals would...
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Income tax threshold to be increased effective July 1, 2016

Legislation has now been amended to bring into law, the increase in the income tax threshold from $592,800 to $1,000,272, effective July 1, 2016. This change will positively impact employed and self-employed individuals as well as pensioners. The new July 1 threshold of $1,000,272 will result in an effective threshold of $796,536 for the year of assessment 2016 as follows:- ...
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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.

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