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Income Tax Slabs & Rates
for Assessment Year 2016-17

Please click on the links below to view the Income Tax Slabs and Rates for the Assessment Year 2016-17 (applicable on income earned during 01.04.2015 to 31.03.2016) for various categories of Indian Income Tax payers.

Individual resident aged below 60 years (i.e. born on or after 1st April 1956)

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Income SlabsTax Rates
i. Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-. NIL
ii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-. 10% of amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/-.
Less : Tax Credit u/s 87A - 10% of taxable income upto a maximum of Rs. 2000/-.
iii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-. Rs. 25,000/- + 20% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-.
iv. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-. Rs. 125,000/- + 30% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-.

Surcharge : 12% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Senior Citizen (Individual resident who is of the age of 60 years or more but below the age of 80 years i.e. born on or after 1st April 1936 but before 1st April 1956)

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Income SlabsTax Rates
i. Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 3,00,000/-. NIL
ii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 3,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/- 10% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 3,00,000/-.
Less : Tax Credit u/s 87A - 10% of taxable income upto a maximum of Rs. 2000/-.
iii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/- Rs. 20,000/- + 20% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-.
iv. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/- Rs. 120,000/- + 30% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-.

Surcharge : 12% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Super Senior Citizen (Individual resident who is of the age of 80 years or more i.e. born before 1st April 1936)

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Income SlabsTax Rates
i. Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-. NIL
ii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/- 20% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-.
iii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/- Rs. 100,000/- + 30% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-.

Surcharge : 12% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Any NRI or HUF or AOP or BOI or AJP

Income Tax :

Income SlabsTax Rates
i. Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-. NIL
ii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-. 10% of amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/-.
iii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-. Rs. 25,000/- + 20% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-.
iv. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-. Rs. 125,000/- + 30% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-.

Surcharge : 12% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

* Abbreviations used :
   NRI - Non Resident Individual; HUF - Hindu Undivided Family; AOP - Association of Persons; BOI - Body of Individuals; AJP - Artificial Judicial Person

Co-operative Society

Income Tax :

Income SlabsTax Rates
i. Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 10,000/-. 10% of the income.
ii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 20,000/-. Rs. 1,000/- + 20% of income in excess of Rs. 10,000/-.
iii. Where the taxable income exceeds Rs. 20,000/- Rs. 3.000/- + 30% of the amount by which the taxable income exceeds Rs. 20,000/-.

Surcharge : 12% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Firm

Income Tax : 30% of taxable income.

Surcharge : 12% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Local Authority

Income Tax : 30% of taxable income.

Surcharge : 10% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Domestic Company

Income Tax : 30% of taxable income.

Surcharge : The amount of income tax as computed in accordance with above rates, and after being reduced by the amount of tax rebate shall be increased by a surcharge

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Company other than a Domestic Company

Income Tax :

Surcharge :

The amount of income tax as computed in accordance with above rates, and after being reduced by the amount of tax rebate shall be increased by a surcharge as under

Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

Marginal Relief in Surcharge

When an assessee's taxable income exceeds Rs. 1 crore, he is liable to pay Surcharge at prescribed rates mentioned above on Income Tax payable by him. However, the amount of Income Tax and Surcharge shall not increase the amount of income tax payable on a taxable income of Rs. 1 crore by more than the amount of increase in taxable income.

Example

In case of an individual assesseee (< 60 years) having taxable income of Rs. 1,00,01,000/-

1. Income TaxRs. 28,25,300
2. Surcharge @12% of Income TaxRs. 3,39,036
3. Income Tax on income of Rs. 1 croreRs. 28,25,000
4. Maximum Surcharge payable
(Income over Rs. 1 crore less income tax on income over Rs. 1 crore)
Rs. 700/- (1000 - 300)
5. Income Tax + Surcharge payableRs. 28,26,000
6. Marginal Relief in SurchargeRs. 3,38,336/- (339036 - 700)

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