The Tool below is a tax calculator which will help you to identify the GCT Price and the GCT Net Total.

    Frequently Asked Questions about GCT / FAQ

    What is GCT?

    General Consumption Tax (GCT) is Jamaica’s consumption-based tax which is applied to goods and services throughout their production and marketing process.

    How is GCT calculated?

    The Jamaican GCT Calculator uses the following formula:
    Tax = Original Cost times GCT Type Rate divided by 100
    Example = Original Cost x GCT Type Rate/100
    Example = 20 x 15/100
    GCT Value = 3.00
    GCT Net Total = Original cost + GCT Value = 23.00

    What are the GCT Rate Types?

    General Rate – 15%
    Telephone Services – 25%
    Tourism Services – 10%
    General Old/Historical Rate – 16.5%