Government of Jamaica
Through excellent service by our highly skilled staff, and in capitalising on the strengths of the organisation, our primary focus, as we strive to accomplish the broad goals and objectives set out by the Ministry of Finance and Public Service and in general the people of Jamaica is one that embodies the mantra, “Working together to serve you Even better”.
Are you eligible for a Tax Waiver? The Government of Jamaica facilitates waivers for taxpayers. Find the one that applies to you.
The reforms here will seek to simplify the tax system by promoting efficiency in Tax Administration Jamaica and the Jamaica Customs Agency and the ease of doing business in Jamaica.
The annual tax expenditure statement is produced by the Ministry of Finance and the PublicService, Jamaica. The legal framework for the Tax Expenditure Statement is provided for in Section 48F of the Financial Administration and Audit Act(FAA Act), which provides for the annual tabling of a Tax Expenditure Statement inParliament.Parliament is advised that the Statement contains the requisite detail in relation to waivers, exemptions and other revenue foregone in the calendar year preceding the previous financial year.
February 13, 2020
February 8, 2022
February 26, 2021
February 4, 2020
February 12, 2019
January 18, 2018
February 7, 2017
April 4, 2016
February 16, 2015
April 2, 2014
March 26, 2013
March 29, 2012
April 29, 2011
April 4, 2011
Travelling officers in central government who are permanently appointed and their substantive post attracts traveling.
Returning residents are granted a waiver of the import duties on personal and household effects. They are also granted a discretionary waiver of 50% of the SCT payable on motor vehicles they import. They have to make an application to the Ministry of Education to access this relief along with documentation from the Customs Department that they have met the requirements for consideration as Returning Residents.
Articles of Incorporation are submitted to the Commissioner, TAAD for a determination to be made if its objects are exclusively charitable.
Seven (7) Working Days upon receipt of all requisite documentation.
The income tax threshold (otherwise known as the ‘nil rate’) is currently $320,736.00. Effective July 2009 to December 2009.
Motor Cars as defined in Section 11 of the Road Traffic Act; (ii) Cars with engine displacement not exceeding 3000 cc for cars using gasoline and 3200 cc for cars using diesel fuel; (iii) Maximum CIF Value of US$25,000 with full duties/SCT/GCT payable on the excess thereof.
Fill out the form (can hyperlink this word). The following documents should be attached to the form:
After three (3) years. If the vehicle is disposed of in any way before the three years, the officer is required to pay the duties forgone.
Every five (5) years.
No, the concession is only given to officers who have entered in a contract for three years or more. In the case where the contract is three years, the benefit in this case must be used within the first three months of the contract.