Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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What is GST?

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a tax on sales of goods and services in Jersey.

GST is charged at 5% on most goods and services supplied in Jersey for local use, including those that are brought into the island.

For more information see GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Who can I contact for help with GST?

Help and advice is available from the Goods and Services Tax Team at the Treasury and Exchequer.

Treasury and Exchequer – Revenue
PO Box 56
St Helier

Tel: +441534 440555

Do I have to pay GST on non-exempt items purchased outside of the island?

These will be subject to the 5% rate of GST when they arrive in Jersey. No tax has to be paid if the items are worth less than £135.

What are the GST penalties?

Penalties available under the Goods and Services Tax [Jersey] Law 2007 include:-

  • a £50 penalty for late returns
  • a 2.5% surcharge for late payments
  • a fine of £200 for repeated errors
  • a fine for failure to register