Billing in Google Cloud Platform

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Manage billing accounts and projects linked to billing accounts.

Commited Use Discount

Budgets and Alerts

Notes about the budget:

  • Scope can be either a specific project or all projects.
  • It is defined on a value for "Specified amount" or "Last month's spend".
  • It can include/exclude credit (from promotions, discounts or grants) in cost.
  • It contains thresholds, which trigger on actual/forecast values.
  • Notifications can be performed by email or by publishing to a Google Pub/Sub topic.

Payment Methods


Quotas define limits per resources and they help to control budget.

They can be either global or regional quotas.

Apart from quotas, there are also hard limits that can not be extended.

Pricing Calculator

UI that helps you estimate the cost of using GCP resources.