Tax Administration Jamaica

Corporate Profile

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) was established on April 1, 2011 under the Revenue Administration (Amendment) Act 2011 and began operating in its current form on May 1, 2011.  TAJ is a consolidation of the former Inland Revenue Department (IRD), Taxpayer Audit and Assessment Department (TAAD) and Tax Administration Services Department (TASD).

Operating as a government funded department, the primary goal of TAJ is to collect domestic taxes, duties, rates and fees payable in accordance with the law and to do this in such a manner that will sustain confidence in the tax system and its administration.

The organisation has the responsibility to:

  • Audit, assess and collect domestic taxes
  • Promote voluntary compliance through various service channels and educational programmes
  • Enforce tax Laws
  • Provide property management services for Tax Offices and Revenue Service Centres
  • Maintain a taxpayer registry
  • Process Driver’s Licences
  • Manage the motor vehicle registry

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