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Income Tax Rates 2015-16 (AY 2016-17)

 Rates of Income Tax applicable for the year 2015-16 (Assessment Year 2016-17) applicable for Salaried Employees – Income Tax Circular 20/2015

As per  the Finance Act, 2015, income-tax is required to be deducted under Section 192 of the Act from income chargeable under the head  “Salaries” for the financial  year 2015-16 (i.e.  Assessment Year 2016-17) at the following rates:

income tax 2015-16 salaried employees income tax structure

Rates of tax

A.        Normal Rates of tax:

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N
o

Total Income

Rate of tax

1

Where the total income does not
exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-.

Nil

2

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 2,50,000/- but does not exceed    Rs. 5,00,000/-.
10 per cent of the amount by which the total income
exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/-

3

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed  Rs. 10,00,000/-.
Rs. 25,000/- plus 20 per cent of the      amount by which
the total income          exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-.

4

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 10,00,000/-.
Rs. 1,25,000/- plus 30 per cent of the  amount  by which
the  total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-

B. Rates of tax for every individual, resident in India, who is of the age of sixty years or more but less than eighty years at any time during the financial year:

Sl
No
Total Income

Rate of tax

1

Where the total income does not
exceed Rs. 3,00,000/-
Nil

2

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 3,00,000 but does not exceed
Rs. 5,00,000/-
10 per cent of the amount by which the total
income exceeds Rs. 3,00,000/-

3

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed
Rs. 10,00,000/-
Rs. 20,000/- plus 20 per cent of the      amount
by which the total income          exceeds Rs.
5,00,000/-.

4

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 10,00,000/-
Rs. 1,20,000/- plus 30 per cent of the amount
by which the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-

C. In case of every individual being a resident in India, who is of the age of eighty years or more at any time during the financial year:

Sl
No
Total Income

Rate of tax

1

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

2

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 5,00,000 but does not exceed
Rs. 10,00,000/-
20 per cent of the amount by which the total
income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-

4

Where the total income exceeds
Rs. 10,00,000/-
Rs. 1,00,000/- plus 30 per cent of the amount  by
which the  total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-

Education Cess on Income tax:

The amount of income-tax including the surcharge if any,  shall be increased by Education Cess on Income Tax at the rate of two percent of the income-tax.

Secondary and Higher Education Cess on Income-tax:

An  additional  education  cess  is  chargeable  at  the  rate  of  one  percent  of  income-tax including the surcharge if any,  but not including the Education Cess on income tax.

Check also the following articles for more information on Income Tax 2015-16

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Download Income Tax Department Circular No.20/2015 (F.No. 275/192/2015-IT(B) dated 02.12.2015

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