Latest Traffic Ticket Amnesty Pulls in $150m

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With only a day before the end of the government’s latest traffic ticket amnesty, Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, says it has collected $150-million.

Director of Communications at TAJ, Merris Haughton spoke with Nationwide News.

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Ms. Haughton says 11 locations islandwide will be opened tomorrow to accommodate last minute payments.

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TAJ is reminding motorists that they must have the traffic ticket or traffic ticket number to make a payment in office or online.

Persons are advised to contact the Jamaica Constabulary Force special Traffic Ticket Call Centre at 948-0411 for information on outstanding tickets.

The latest amnesty started on November 27 last year.

The previous amnesty period, which ran from August 2 to October 31 last year, resulted in the collection of more than $590-million.

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In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.


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