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Telephone: (876)-902-9463
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GCT Returns for June now due

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding business operators that GCT returns for the month of June is due on Thursday July 31, 2014. Under the new policy relating to GCT on Government purchases, suppliers filing GCT returns and claiming credit, based on Withholding Tax Certificates (WTC) issued to them by a government Tax Withholding Entity (TWE), are reminded that they are required to...
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Government Suppliers can now file GCT Returns online

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising government suppliers that they can now file their GCT returns (Form 4A, 4D, 4E) online. Effective Monday July 21, 2014 suppliers will be able to file their GCT electronically showing Withholding Tax Certificates (WTCs) being claimed as credit against output tax. On June 1, 2014, a new policy came into effect that requires some government entities...
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Tax Cheat hotline yields positive results

The Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) tax cheat toll-free hotline (1-888-829-2432) continues to bolster the administration’s efforts to identify delinquent practices. For the fiscal year 2013-2014, TAJ raised assessment of $130M for various tax types such as Income Tax, Education Tax and GCT, based on reports received from the public. The public complaints ranged across different sectors for...
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TAJ publishes Court Cases for outstanding sums of over $450M

During the current fiscal year, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) will be stepping up enforcement action against delinquent taxpayers and making it public. For the months of April and May 2014, the compliance team at Montego Bay Revenue Service Centre brought scores of delinquent taxpayers before the court for outstanding sums of over $450 Million Dollars. The breaches, which range across tax...
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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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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.