Commentary

5.1 Employer registration

Jamaica
Jamaica | Commentary

5.1 Employer registration

Jamaica | Commentary

5.     How to register an employer/employee

5.1     Employer registration

Business registration

New businesses in Jamaica must register their business with the Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) through the online portal accessed at the home page link provided.

Upon registration with the COJ, the new business' data is sent to TAJ and NIS to create a NIS number and TRN.

A Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) may be required as part of the registration process (8.3).

Taxpayer Registration Number

The Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN) is a unique nine-digit identification number assigned to individual taxpayer, businesses and other organisations.

The TRN is needed to transact

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