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Customer Care Centre
Toll Free: 888-TAX-HELP (local)
Toll Free: 888-829-4357
Toll Free: 888-GO-JATAX (USA)
Telephone: (876)-902-9463
FAX: (876)-902-9494
Email: taxhelp@taj.gov.jm

News Releases News Releases

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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TAJ Holds Access to Third Party Information Sessions out West

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) recently held a series of stakeholder meetings with hotel and medical sector representatives in Western Jamaica. The ‘hands-on’ sessions provided technical support to participants, and were aimed at assisting them with uploading third party data to TAJ’s Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS). The Third Party Data web-service is an online facility,...
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Tax Payments due June 15

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding business persons that the following payments are due on or before Wednesday, June 15, 2016: Corporate Estimated Income Tax (2nd quarter) Self Employed Statutory Payments (2nd quarter SO3) Minimum Business Tax (1st Half) Persons are being encouraged to use the online option, as the TAJ portal has been enhanced through the Revenue...
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Millions Recovered from Delinquent Taxpayers

Tax Administration Jamaica’s (TAJ) Special Enforcement Team (SET) recently conducted joint operations with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in the parishes of St. Mary, Manchester and Clarendon. Several taxpayers had warrants of disobedience and judgement orders executed on them to recover outstanding tax amounts of approximately $7.89 Million.   Taxpayer ...
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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.