Sep 27, 2020 Last Updated 3:24 PM, Aug 20, 2020

The Minister of Finance & the Public Service

The Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP, is Jamaica's Minister of Finance and the Public Service and is Member of Parliament for St Andrew Northwestern. ...

Financial Secretary

Miss Darlene Morrison...

Tax Reform

The Government of Jamaica in collaboration with its multilateral partners have committed to a broader tax reform to be implemented over the medium term.

Historically, the tax system has been characterised by narrow tax bases, distortionary waivers and non-standard incentives which assisted in creating an inequitable tax system with declining revenues (i.e. fiscal deficit). The reform initiatives will seek to broaden the taxable base, reduce tax rates and promote tax equity and economic growth in the economy, within the context of the Economic Reform Programme.

Additionally, the reform will seek to simplify the tax system by promoting efficiency in Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) and the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) and the ease of doing business in Jamaica.

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