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The Revised Property Tax assessments based on the reduced rates for 2017-18 are not yet available. System information is currently being updated and will be made available in the shortest possible time. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.  

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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
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

News Releases News Releases

St. Elizabeth Businessman Arrested for Failure to File Tax Returns

Tax Administration Jamaica’s (TAJ) - Intelligence, Investigation and Enforcement Unit (IIEU) supported by the Major Organised Crime Agency (MOCA) on Friday January 27, 2017 arrested and charged Oswald Powell, proprietor of Oswald’s Seafood Restaurant for failure to comply with the tax laws, as it continues its tax enforcement activities in the parish of St. Elizabeth. Mr. Oswald Powell who...
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January 31 deadline for Mandatory GCT eFiling requirement

Medium Taxpayers who as of January 1, 2017 were mandated to file GCT Returns online, have been responding positively as seen by the 15% increase between October and December 2016, in the number of these taxpayers who are now efiling GCT Returns. TAJ implemented several strategies to help with the smooth transition for this category of taxpayers as they began filing their December 2016...
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Mandatory e-Filing Requirement for Medium Taxpayers Now in Effect

Medium (upper and lower) taxpayers are reminded that they are now required to file GCT returns online via Tax Administration Jamaica’s online portal at www.jamaicatax.gov.jm. This means that effective January 1, 2017, GCT Returns for taxpayers in the following bands will not be accepted at tax offices:  Annual sales of $150M - $1B Annual tax payments of $30M - $500M TAJ has...
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TAJ targets persons benefitting from multiple threshold exemptions

Tax Administration Jamaica has launched an audit programme aimed at regularizing those persons with multiple employment and who therefore, may be benefitting from the threshold more than once in a given year. Thousands of these taxpayers have been unearthed and identified by the recently implemented Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS) through its Discovery module. Where a...
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Motorists to experience delays with Motor Vehicle Title Issuance

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise the public that delays may be experienced over the next few weeks, in obtaining a motor vehicle title. These delays are the result of technical difficulties being encountered with the printing of the titles. The overseas based service provider dispatched a technical team, which visited the island recently to assess the problem and have begun...
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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.

Save Time! Why wait inline? File and pay GCT online.



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