Tax Compliance Certificate


You may select each tax link below for information on the tax compliance process.


What is a TCC?
Who needs a TCC?
Requirements for obtaining a TCC
Where can I apply for a TCC?
How do I apply for a TCC online?
What is the "One Stop" Process?
How does TCC "One Stop" benefit me? 
Applying for a TCC via email
Applying for a TCC via fax

What is a TCC?  »


A Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) is a document issued to an individual or a company as proof that returns and payments of tax liabilities and wage related statutory deductions are up-to-date. Taxpayers are advised that all TCC will be processed on their main TRN. Therefore all branches operating under a TRN must be compliant for a TCC letter to be issued

Who needs a TCC?  »
  • All importers who need to submit an import entry to clear goods through Customs
  • Contractors applying for a contract from Government
  • Applicants for Security Commissions Licence
  • Applicants for Security Firm Registration
  • Applicants for Citizenship or Work Permit

 

Requirements for obtaining a TCC? 

Business Purposes
First Time Applicants:

 

  1. Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN)
  2. Completed Application Form or; Initiate application online
  3. Clearance letters from Compliance Units of NHT, NIS and HEART Offices and Tax Administration Jamaica
  4. Copies of all arrangements to pay (if applicable)
  5. Valid identification

 

Repeat Applicants:

  1. Completed Application Form or; Initiate application online

  2. Copies of all arrangements to pay (if applicable)

  3. New Clearances from NIS, NHT and HEART

  4. Valid Identification

 

Personal (Non-Business) Purposes
Special Applicants:

All applicants are required to complete application form or initiate application online

 

  PAYE - Employees

  1. Last pay advice
  2. Letter from employer
  3. Import permit(Where applicable)
  4. Airway bill or Bill of Lading
  5. Valid Identification
  6. Tax Registration Number(TRN)
     

  Returning Residents

  1. Passprot (valid)
  2. Airway bill or Bill of Lading
  3. Import permit(Where applicable)
  4. Tax Registration Number(TRN)

 

  Students

  1. School identification card (valid)
  2. Letter from school
  3. Import permit (where applicable)
  4. Airway bill or Bill of Lading
  5. Tax Registration Number (TRN)
     

  Overseas Work Programmes (Farm Worker, Hotel, Cruise Ship)

  1. Overseas work identification card
  2. Passport (valid)
  3. Import Permit (where applicable)
  4. Airway bill or Bill of Lading
  5. Tax Registration Number(TRN)

 

  Pensioners/Unemployed Persons

  1. Tax Registration Number (TRN)
  2. Valid Identification
  3. Airway bill or Bill of Lading
  4. Documentation supporting unemployment status

 

 

Where/How to apply for a TCC?  »

 

    

  Tax Offices island-wide except Cross Roads

2.    Companies and Self-employed individuals may submit TCC application Online at www.jamaicatax.gov.jm

      -Tax Administration Jamaica will source the

       Clearance letters from NHT, NIS and HEART once the online application is received.

 
  1. Steps to initiate TCC Application Online:

  • Logon to TAJ’s Portal

  • Select ‘Manage My eServices Account’

  • Select ‘More Options’ located to the right of the “I Want To” panel

  • Select ‘Apply for Tax Compliance Certificate’

  • Complete the form and submit

  • A reference number will be generated

    Once processed, a Tax Compliance Notification will be generated from RAiS advising of the
    taxpayer’s compliance status.

 2.  To access and validate the TCC details:

  • Logon to TAJ’s Portal

  • Select eServices

  • Select “Non logon Validation Services”

  • Select “Validate TCC”

 

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