Details of Tax Revenue - Jamaica
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Americas Desk: dev.americas@oecd.org
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Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean

Revenue Statistics in LAC Countries is a joint publication by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, the OECD Development Centre, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) , the Inter-American Center for Tax Administrations (CIAT) and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB). It presents detailed, internationally comparable data on tax revenues for 25 Latin American and Caribbean economies, two of which (Chile and Mexico) are OECD members. Its approach is based on the well-established methodology of the OECD Revenue Statistics (OECD, 2017), which has become an essential reference source for OECD member countries. Comparisons are also made with the average for OECD economies. Comparable tables show total tax revenue data and by tax as a percentage of GDP, and, for the different types of taxes, as a share of total taxation. Detailed country tables show information in national currency values
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Ministry of Finance and Planning.
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For this edition, a specific line for the education tax has been added. General consumption taxes, special consumption taxes and stamp duties levied on imports have been reclassified based on their tax base rather than on the point of collection. This affects headings 1300, 5111, 5121 and 6200.
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Data collected by fiscal year (1st April - 31st March) for 1990-2003, then by calendar year (year ending 31st December).

The data are on a cash basis.

The figures exclude local government tax revenues as the data are not available.

Heading 1210: For this edition, a specific line for the minimum business tax has been added.

For this edition, a specific line for the education tax has been added. General consumption taxes, special consumption taxes and stamp duties levied on imports have been reclassified based on their tax base rather than on the point of collection. This affects headings 1300, 5111, 5121 and 6200.
Details of Tax Revenue - JamaicaContact person/organisation
Americas Desk: dev.americas@oecd.org
Name of collection/source
Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean

Revenue Statistics in LAC Countries is a joint publication by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, the OECD Development Centre, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) , the Inter-American Center for Tax Administrations (CIAT) and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB). It presents detailed, internationally comparable data on tax revenues for 25 Latin American and Caribbean economies, two of which (Chile and Mexico) are OECD members. Its approach is based on the well-established methodology of the OECD Revenue Statistics (OECD, 2017), which has become an essential reference source for OECD member countries. Comparisons are also made with the average for OECD economies. Comparable tables show total tax revenue data and by tax as a percentage of GDP, and, for the different types of taxes, as a share of total taxation. Detailed country tables show information in national currency values
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Ministry of Finance and Planning.
Unit of measure usedJamaican DollarPower codeMillionsDate last updated
27-03-2018
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This data is released at the same time as the annual OECD Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean. The latest edition became available in March, 2018.

Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean
Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbeanhttp://www.oecd.org/ctp/revenue-statistics-in-latin-america-and-the-caribbean-24104736.htm
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For this edition, a specific line for the education tax has been added. General consumption taxes, special consumption taxes and stamp duties levied on imports have been reclassified based on their tax base rather than on the point of collection. This affects headings 1300, 5111, 5121 and 6200.
Key statistical concept
Data collected by fiscal year (1st April - 31st March) for 1990-2003, then by calendar year (year ending 31st December).

The data are on a cash basis.

The figures exclude local government tax revenues as the data are not available.

Heading 1210: For this edition, a specific line for the minimum business tax has been added.

For this edition, a specific line for the education tax has been added. General consumption taxes, special consumption taxes and stamp duties levied on imports have been reclassified based on their tax base rather than on the point of collection. This affects headings 1300, 5111, 5121 and 6200.