TAJ reaps success among delinquent taxpayers in St Catherine

17 March 2017

An 88 per cent success rate is being reported by Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) in respect of an operation which recently targeted delinquent taxpayers in St Catherine.

The operation, which was dubbed ‘Old Capital’, targeted some 133 delinquent taxpayers.

The exercise ended earlier this week.

It was carried out with the assistance of the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA).

Indication from the TAJ were that of the targeted taxpayers, 12 were identified as being possibly eligible for tax relief.

Another 27 were given timelines, which ended earlier this week, to complete the payment of their arrears.

The TAJ has indicated that similar operations are to be undertaken in other sections of the island over the coming weeks.