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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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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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December 15 due date

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding persons that the following payments are due today Thursday December 15, 2016:   Estimated Income Tax (4th quarter) Self Employed Statutory Payments (4th quarter) Taxpayers are advised to honour their tax obligations by making these payments on time, as TAJ has ramped up its compliance activities in relation to these payments. Failure...
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TAJ to host Transfer Pricing expert in Jamaica for four day Technical Visit

Ian Wood, an Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) expert affiliated to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is in the island for a four day technical visit from December 6 – 9, 2016. Mr. Wood, a British national, is a retired member of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and is widely regarded as a leading specialist in the APA aspect of the Transfer Pricing...
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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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