Advisory Advisory

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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Saturday Opening Convenience Still Accessible

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding members of the public that they can conduct their tax business as usual on Saturdays (April 8, 22, 29). Persons may opt to do business on Saturdays (10:00am to 4:00pm) at any of the following Tax Offices island wide: Constant Spring Montego Bay Spanish Town May Pen Mandeville Savanna-la-mar ...
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$1.5M Income Tax Threshold now in effect

The second phase of the two tiered income tax threshold increase announced by the Minister of Finance & the Public Service in the 2016/17 Revenue Measures took effect on April 1, 2017. This adjustment has resulted in an increase in the threshold or tax-free amount from $1,000,272 to $1,500,096 per annum, broken down on a periodic basis as follows: Threshold for...
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Property Tax for Fiscal Year 2017-18 due April 1

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising land owners that the new property tax regime, recently announced by the Government, takes effect on April 1, 2017. This coincides with the April 1 property tax due date for fiscal year 2017-18. As a result of the reform of the property tax system, the number of value bands has been expanded to nine (9), with reduced tax rates ranging from a...
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One Day to Income Tax Filing Deadline

With one (1) day to go before the March 25 extended deadline to file Final Income Tax Returns for year of assessment 2016 and Estimated Returns for year of assessment 2017, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding Business Owners, Self-Employed persons, Partnerships, Companies and Employed Individuals with other sources of income or multiple employment, that there is still an...
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Employers Annual Return (S02) due March 31

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding ALL employers that their Employers Annual Return (S02) is due on March 31, 2017 and must be filed electronically via the administration’s Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS) on the website www.jamaicatax.gov.jm. Employers and their agents are reminded that a business must be registered for eServices in RAiS to allow for the S02 to be...
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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.

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