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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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New capital allowance incentives for businesses

Businesses and individuals are now able to benefit from expanded capital allowance incentives, under the Government's income tax reform. The changes have come about under the Fiscal Incentives Act and have standardised and streamlined capital allowances to become more beneficial to business operators. But how is capital allowance actually applied? Businesses and individuals can claim tax...
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Officer Charged Under The 2010 Cybercrimes Act

Issued by: Ministry of Finance & Planning Christopher Moore, a thirty-seven (37) year old Computer Operator/IT Technician, was remanded in custody until July 21, 2014, after his appearance on June 30, in the Half Way Tree Resident Magistrate’s Court. Moore was arrested on June 20, 2014 as the Revenue Protection Division (RPD) supported by MOCA , conducted a pre- dawn operation at eight...
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Tax payments due June 30

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding companies and individuals in business that the first instalment of $30,000 for the new Minimum Business Tax (MBT), which was due and payable on June 15, should be paid today, June 30, to avoid any penalty being applied. Additionally registered taxpayers are reminded that their GCT monthly return and payment for the month of May are also due today. ...
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The Employment Tax Credit - pays to be compliant

As part of the government's fiscal incentives regime, an Employment Tax Credit (ETC) was introduced and became effective on January 1, 2014. This allows employers who are engaged in a trade, profession or vocation or the rental of approved hotel accommodation to now claim a credit against income tax based on statutory payroll deductions. The ETC is not automatic, however. To qualify for the...
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Minimum Business Tax Provisional Order Still in Effect

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise the public that it is the Resolution to confirm the Minimum Business Tax Order with modification which has been withdrawn and not the Order itself. Following consultations with key stakeholders further modifications have been considered since the original Resolution was tabled. As a result a new resolution is to be tabled with the modifications....
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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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