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Income Tax Rates for Assessment Year 2020-21 / Financial Year 2019-20

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Tax rates are not same for all type of assesses under Income Tax Act 1961. It is different for different categories of taxpayers and for different source of income.

Individuals/HUFs/AOP/BOI are taxed as per the different slab rates. However, companies are taxed at fixed rate, except for certain specified incomes. This article will provide you the information on Income Tax rates applicable to various taxpayers for AY 2020-21/FY 2019-20. Income Tax Rates for Assessment Year 2020-21 / Financial Year 2019-20

  1. In case of an Individual (resident or non-resident) or HUF or Association of Person or Body of Individual or any other artificial juridical personAssessment Year 2019-20Taxable IncomeTax RateUp to Rs. 2,50,000NilRs. 2,50,000 to Rs 5,00,0005%Rs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,00020%Above Rs. 10,00,00030%Less: Rebate under Section 87A Add: Health and Education Cess Assessment Year 2020-21Taxable IncomeTax RateUp to Rs. 2,50,000NilRs. 2,50,000 to Rs 5,00,0005%Rs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,00020%Above Rs. 10,00,00030%Less: Rebate under Section 87A Add: Surcharge and Health & Education Cess

  2. In case of a resident senior citizen (who is 60 years or more at any time during the previous year but less than 80 years on the last day of the previous year)Assessment Year 2019-20Taxable IncomeTax RateUp to Rs. 3,00,000NilRs. 3,00,000 to Rs 5,00,0005%Rs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,00020%Above Rs. 10,00,00030%Less: Rebate under Section 87A Add: Health and Education Cess Assessment Year 2020-21Taxable IncomeTax RateUp to Rs. 3,00,000NilRs. 3,00,000 to Rs 5,00,0005%Rs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,00020%Above Rs. 10,00,00030%Less: Rebate under Section 87A Add: Surcharge and Health & Education Cess

  3. In case of a resident super senior citizen (who is 80 years or more at any time during the previous year)Assessment Year 2019-20Taxable IncomeTax RateUp to Rs. 5,00,000NilRs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,00020%Above Rs. 10,00,00030%Add: Surcharge and Education Cess Assessment Year 2020-21Taxable IncomeTax RateUp to Rs. 5,00,000NilRs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,00020%Above Rs. 10,00,00030%Add: Surcharge and Health & Education Cess Assessment Year 2019-20

  4. a)  Surcharge:

  5. i)   The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 10% of such tax, where total income exceeds fifty lakh rupees but does not exceed one crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief (where income exceeds fifty lakh rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of fifty lakh rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds fifty lakh rupees).

  6. ii)   The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 15% of such tax, where total income exceeds one crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief (where income one crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees).

  7. b)  Health and Education Cess: The amount of income-tax and the applicable surcharge, shall be further increased by health and education cess calculated at the rate of four percent of such income-tax and surcharge.

  8. c)  Rebate under Section 87A: The rebate is available to a resident individual if his total income does not exceed Rs. 3, 50,000. The amount of rebate shall be 100% of income-tax or Rs. 2,500, whichever is less.Assessment Year 2020-21

  9. a)  Surcharge:

  10. i)   The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 10% of such tax, where total income exceeds fifty lakh rupees but does not exceed one crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief (where income exceeds fifty lakh rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of fifty lakh rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds fifty lakh rupees).

  11. ii)  The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 15% of such tax, where total income exceeds one crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief (where income one crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees).

  12. b)  Health and Education Cess: The amount of income-tax and the applicable surcharge, shall be further increased by health and education cess calculated at the rate of four percent of such income-tax and surcharge.

  13. c)  Rebate under Section 87A: The rebate is available to a resident individual if his total income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000. The amount of rebate shall be 100% of income-tax or Rs. 12,500, whichever is less.

  14. Partnership Firm For the Assessment Year 2019-20 & 2020-21, a partnership firm (including LLP) is taxable at 30%. Add:

  15. a) Surcharge: The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 12% of such tax, where total income exceeds one crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief (where income exceeds one crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees).

  16. b) Health and Education Cess:The amount of income-tax and the applicable surcharge, shall be further increased by health and education cess calculated at the rate of four percent of such income-tax and surcharge

  17. Local Authority For the Assessment Year 2019-20 & 2020-21, a local authority is taxable at 30%. Add:

  18. a)  Surcharge:The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 12% of such tax, where total income exceeds one crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief (where income exceeds one crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees).

  19. b)  Health and Education Cess: The amount of income-tax and the applicable surcharge, shall be further increased by health and education cess calculated at the rate of four percent of such income-tax and surcharge.

  20. Domestic Company For the assessment year 2019-20, a domestic company is taxable at 30%. However, the tax rate would be 25% if turnover or gross receipt of the company does not exceed Rs. 250 crore in the previous year 2016-17. For the assessment year 2020-21, a domestic company is taxable at 30%. However, the tax rate would be 25% if turnover or gross receipt of the company does not exceed Rs. 250 crore in the previous year 2017-18. Add:

  21. a)  Surcharge: The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 7% of such tax, where total income exceeds one crore rupees but not exceeding ten crore rupees and at the rate of 12% of such tax, where total income exceeds ten crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief, which shall be as under: (i)  Where income exceeds one crore rupees but not exceeding ten crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees. (ii)  Where income exceeds ten crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of ten crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds ten crore rupees.

  22. b)Health and Education Cess: The amount of income-tax and the applicable surcharge, shall be further increased by health and education cess calculated at the rate of four percent of such income-tax and surcharge.

  23. Foreign CompanyAssessment Year 2019-20 and Assessment Year 2020-21Nature of IncomeTax RateRoyalty received from Government or an Indian concern in pursuance of an agreement made with the Indian concern after March 31, 1961, but before April 1, 1976, or fees for rendering technical services in pursuance of an agreement made after February 29, 1964 but before April 1, 1976 and where such agreement has, in either case, been approved by the Central Government50%Any other income40%Add:

  24. a) Surcharge:The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 2% of such tax, where total income exceeds one crore rupees but not exceeding ten crore rupees and at the rate of 5% of such tax, where total income exceeds ten crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief, which shall be as under: (i) Where income exceeds one crore rupees but not exceeding ten crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees. (ii) Where income exceeds ten crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of ten crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds ten crore rupees.

  25. b) Health and Education Cess: The amount of income-tax and the applicable surcharge, shall be further increased by health and education cess calculated at the rate of four percent of such income-tax and surcharge.

  26. Co-operative SocietyAssessment Year 2019-20 and Assessment Year 2020-21Taxable incomeTax RateUp to Rs. 10,00010%Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,00020%Above Rs. 20,00030%Add:

  27. a) Surcharge:The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of 12% of such tax, where total income exceeds one crore rupees. However, the surcharge shall be subject to marginal relief (where income exceeds one crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge shall not exceed total amount payable as income-tax on total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees).

  28. b) Health and Education Cess: The amount of income-tax and the applicable surcharge, shall be further increased by health and education cess calculated at the rate of four percent of such income-tax and surcharge.

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