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Salaried class faces notable tax hike

Salaried class faces notable tax hike
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June 12, 2023 (MLN): Almost all income tax slabs for salaried individuals have been revised, resulting in significantly higher taxation across all income levels, as per the amended Finance Bill 2024.

Monthly Salary New Monthly Tax Current Monthly Tax Change %
50,000 0 0
100,000 2,500 1,250 100%
150,000 10,000 7,500 33%
200,000 19,167 13,750 39%
250,000 31,667 25,000 27%
300,000 45,833 36,250 26%
400,000 78,750 63,750 24%
500,000 113,750 91,250 25%
600,000 148,750 126,250 18%
800,000 218,750 196,250 11%
1,000,000 288,750 266,250 8%
1,500,000 463,750 441,250 5%
2,000,000 638,750 616,250 4%

 

The income tax exemption for the first slab, which includes annual salaries of up to Rs600,000, will remain unchanged.

However, other income slabs have been changed, with the maximum income tax slab category reduced significantly from Rs6 million to Rs4.1 million.

  • No tax for income below Rs600,000 per year (Rs50,000 per month).

  • Tax for income between Rs600,001 to Rs1,200,000 per year (Rs50,000 to Rs100,000 per month) will be 5% (prev. 2.5%) of the amount exceeding Rs600,000.

  • Tax for those earning between Rs1,200,001 to Rs2,200,000 (Rs100,000 to Rs183,333 per month) will be Rs30,000 plus 15% of the amount exceeding Rs1.2m.

  • People earning Rs2,200,001 to Rs3,200,000 a year (Rs183,333 to Rs266,667 per month) will pay Rs180,000 plus 25% of the amount exceeding Rs2.2m.

  • Those earning Rs3,200,001 to Rs4,100,000 a year (Rs266,667 to Rs341,667 per month) will pay Rs430,000 plus 30% of the amount exceeding Rs3.2m.

  • For individuals earning more than Rs4,100,000 a year (more than Rs341,667 per month) will pay Rs700,000 plus 35% of the amount exceeding Rs4.1m.

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Posted on: 2024-06-12T23:38:11+05:00