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Property Tax Deadline Extended

Tue, May 5, 2009

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The Government’s Tax Administration Department has extended the deadline for persons to pay 2009-2010 period property tax due to June 30. Persons have until then to pay their outstanding property taxes – without the 10 per cent penalty being applied for late payment.

Property owners are being encouraged to make use of the extension and make their payments by June 30, because come July 1, the 10 per cent penalty will be automatically applied by the administration’s computer system.

Persons are also reminded that property tax payments can be made in half-yearly installments on April 1 and October 1, or in quarterly installments on April 1, July 1, October 1 and January 1.

For more information, persons may contact the Tax Administration Customer Care Centre at 1-888-TAX-HELP (1-888-829-4357) (local); 1-888-GO-JATAX (1-888-46-52829) (USA); taxhelp@tasd.gov.jm or online at www.jamaicatax.gov.jm

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