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Toll Free: 1-888-TAX-HELP (local)
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Telephone: (876)-902-9463
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Email: taxhelp@taj.gov.jm
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

Reduction in Transfer Tax Rate (Inter vivos) and Increase in Transfer Tax Threshold for Estates

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that Cabinet has approved the proposal made by the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke, in the 2019/2020 Budget Debate, to reduce the Transfer Tax payable on the transfer of property from 5% to 2%. This takes effect on April 1, 2019. The Transfer Tax Act imposes a rate of tax on the market value...
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Increase in General Consumption Tax Threshold

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that as part of the government’s initiative to reduce costs for small and micro businesses and to encourage small business formation, among other objectives; Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke announced in his Budget presentation on Thursday, March 7, 2019, the following measure in relation to the General...
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GCT Returns for February due Friday March 29

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding business persons that GCT Returns for the month of February are due on Friday March 29, 2019. This is in keeping with the requirement for registered GCT taxpayers to make their monthly GCT Returns and payments on the last working day of the month, after the end of the taxable period. Therefore, GCT Returns filed and paid after the...
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Saturday Opening for Tax Offices March 30

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) will open select Tax Offices this Saturday March 30 ahead of the Property Tax due date of April 1, to facilitate members of the public to pay their liabilities for the 2019/20 fiscal year.  The Tax Authority is urging taxpayers not to wait until the last minute to visit the Tax Offices, as they could experience delays due to the expected increase in...
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Property Tax for fiscal year 2019/20 due April 1

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising all property owners that Property Tax liabilities for the 2019/20 fiscal year are now available and become due April 1. This means that persons are able to make payments online or in person. It should be noted that amounts to be paid remain the same as last year as there has been no increase in Property Tax rates. Property owners are reminded...
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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.