Income Tax Slabs & Rates for Assessment Year 2016-17

Income Tax Slabs & Rates for Assessment Year 2016-17Knowing tax rates will help to invest proper to save tax and save money. Here it is listed for your help. Check your taxable limits and tax exemption limits. Income Tax Slabs & Rates for Assessment Year 2016-17 pertaining to F. Y. 2015-16.


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

Income Slabs

Tax Rates
1
Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-.

NIL
2
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 ( in case of Resident Individuals only ) : Tax Credit u/s 87A – 10% of taxable income upto a maximum of Rs. 2000/-.
3
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/-.
4
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.
Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge

II Senior Citizen(Individual resident who is of the age of 60 years or more but below the age of 80 years at any time during the previous year i.e. born on or after 1st April 1936 but before 1st April 1956)
Income Tax :

Income Slabs

Tax Rates
1
Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 3,00,000/-.

NIL
2
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/-.
3
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/-.
4
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.
Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

III. Super Senior Citizen(Individual resident who is of the age of 80 years or more at any time during the previous year i.e. born before 1st April 1936)
Income Tax :

Income Slabs

Tax Rates

Where the taxable income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-.

NIL

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/-.

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

IV. Any NRI or HUF or AOP or BOI or AJP
Income Tax :
Income Slabs

Tax 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 : 10% of the Income Tax, where taxable income is more than 
Rs. 1 crore.
Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

V. Co-operative Society
Income Tax :
Income Slabs

Tax 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.

VI. 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.

VII. 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.

VIII. 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
  • At the rate of 7% of such income tax, provided that the taxable income exceeds Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)
  • At the rate of 12% of such income tax, provided that the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10 crores.
Education Cess : 3% of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

IX. Company other than a Domestic Company (Foreign Company 
Income Tax :
  • @ 50% of on so much of the taxable income as consist of (a) royalties received from Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern after the 31st day of March, 1961 but before the 1st day of April, 1976; or (b) fees for rendering technical services received from Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made by it with the Government or the Indian concern after the 29th day of February, 1964 but before the 1st day of April, 1976, and where such agreement has, in either case, been approved by the Central Government.
  • @ 40% of the balance
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
  • At the rate of 2% of such income tax, provided that the taxable income exceeds Rs. 1 crore. (Marginal Relief in Surcharge, if applicable)
  • At the rate of 5% of such income tax, provided that the taxable income exceeds Rs. 10 crores.

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.

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

1.
Income Tax
  Rs. 28,25,300
2.
Surcharge @12% of Income Tax
  Rs. 3,39,036
3.
Income Tax on income of 
Rs. 1 crore
  Rs. 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 payable
   Rs. 28,26,000
6.
Marginal Relief in Surcharge
   Rs. 3,38,336/- 
   (339036 – 700)




Suggestion : Kindly refer Income Tax website for more info. 

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