October 20, 2020, 11:35 am

Jamaica PAYE Tax Calculator (Years 2002 - 2020)

This calculator is for persons under the Jamaican Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Calculate your statutory deductions and take home pay with this calculator.
Note: If you earn $500,000 or more monthly and its not a one-off payment, you should select the over 6M box.

Salary Period:
Gross Salary:
Annual Salary > $6M:
Pension Contribution:
Optional Deductions:

Note: Income Tax rate has increased 5% for persons earning over 6 million. Section 30 of the Income Tax Act will has been amended to impose the tax rate of 30% per annum on income in excess of $6,000,000.

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke has announced that as of April 1, 2019 employees will start paying more in deductions for the National Insurance Scheme (NIS).

For the year 2016, only select the $6M or over box, if your statutory income for the July to December period is over $6m.


This calculator is only a guide and is not a substitute for the Income Tax Act and other relevant Legislation.

PDF: Tax Administration News Release dated June 13, 2016

PDF: Download example of tax calculation for new and old threshold 2016


Call 1-888-TAX-HELP (829-4357) or 1-888-GO-JA-TAX (465-2829)

Website: www.jamaicatax.gov.jm or www.jamaicatax-online.gov.jm

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or visit the Tax Office nearest you.