# How are the tax tables calculated?

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## How are the tax tables calculated?

You can calculate the tax bracket you fall into by dividing your income that will be taxed into each applicable bracket. Each bracket has its own tax rate. The bracket you are in also depends on your filing status: if you’re a single filer, married filing jointly, married filing separately or head of household.

### What are the 7 income tax brackets?

There are seven tax brackets for most ordinary income for the 2021 tax year: 10 percent, 12 percent, 22 percent, 24 percent, 32 percent, 35 percent and 37 percent.

**What is taxable income SARS?**

For the 2022 year of assessment (1 March 2021 – 28 February 2022) R87 300 if you are younger than 65 years. If you are 65 years of age to below 75 years, the tax threshold (i.e. the amount above which income tax becomes payable) is R135 150. For taxpayers aged 75 years and older, this threshold is R151 100.

**What is the tax table for income?**

Tax Bracket Calculator 2021

Tax Rate | Single filers | Married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) |
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10% | $0 to $9,950 | $0 to $19,900 |

12% | $9,951 to $40,525 | $19,901 to $81,050 |

22% | $40,526 to $86,375 | $81,051 to $172,750 |

24% | $86,376 to $164,925 | $172,751 to $329,850 |

## What is your taxable income?

Taxable income is the amount of income used to calculate the taxes owed by an individual or a company. Taxable income is frequently referred to as adjusted gross income or adjusted income minus deductions or exemptions.

### What is taxable income formula?

Taxable income formula = total income – exemptions – deductions. It is a simple formula that requires you to calculate taxable income by deducting your total exemptions and deduction from your total gross income.

**On what basis income tax is calculated?**

By subtracting all the eligible deductions from the gross taxable income, you will arrive at your total income on which you need to pay tax basis your tax slab. This slab rate is different for senior citizens. Those who are over 60-years-old with up to Rs 3 lakh net income, the tax rate is nil.

**What is the income tax table for 2020?**

2020 Federal Income Tax Brackets and Rates

Rate | For Single Individuals | For Married Individuals Filing Joint Returns |
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10% | Up to $9,875 | Up to $19,750 |

12% | $9,876 to $40,125 | $19,751 to $80,250 |

22% | $40,126 to $85,525 | $80,251 to $171,050 |

24% | $85,526 to $163,300 | $171,051 to $326,600 |

## What is the formula for income tax?

Step 5: Calculating Income Tax Liability

Income Slab | Rate of Taxation | Amount to be Paid |
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Below Rs. 2.5 lakh | No tax | 0 |

Between Rs. 2.5 lakh and Rs. 5 lakh | 5% | 5% of (Rs. 4,88,500 less Rs. 2.5 lakh) = Rs. 11,925 |

Between Rs. 5 lakh and Rs. 10 lakh | 20% | 0 |

Rs. 10 lakh and above | 30% | 0 |

### How is tax calculated in South Africa?

If you make R 240 000 a year living in South Africa, you will be taxed R 31 175. That means that your net pay will be R 208 825 per year, or R 17 402 per month. Your average tax rate is 13.0% and your marginal tax rate is 26.0%.