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Income Tax Rate for Financial Year 2022-23

Applicable Tax Rates for Financial Year 2022-23 are as follows:

Tax Slab as per New RegimeTax Rate
Upto INR 2.5 lakhsExempt
INR 2.5 lakhs – INR 5 lakhs5%
INR 5 lakhs – INR 7.5 lakhs10%
INR 7.5 lakhs – INR 10 lakhs15%
INR 10 lakhs – INR 12.5 lakhs20%
INR 12.5 lakhs – INR 15 lakhs25%
Above INR 15 lakhs30%


Tax Slab as per Old Regime Tax Rate
Upto INR 2.5 lakhsExempt
INR 2.5 lakhs – INR 5 lakhs5%
INR 5 lakhs – INR 7.5 lakhs20%
INR 7.5 lakhs – INR 10 lakhs30%



No Tax on individual having taxable income up to Rs.5,00,000 as a result of rebate of Rs. 12,500 u/s 87A under both old and new scheme.

The new scheme is optional and is applicable if the individual agree to forego prescribed deductions and exemptions under the Income Tax Act.


Corporate Tax 

Basic tax rates for companies are as under :-

ParticularsProposed Tax rates
For domestic companies whose total turnover or gross receipts in the FY 2017-18 does not exceed Rs. 400 Crores25%
For companies opting for Section 115BA25%
For companies opting for Section 115BAA22%
For companies opting for Section 115BAB15%
For other domestic Companies30%
Foreign Companies40%


  • For companies opting for Section 115BA/115BAA/115BAB Surcharge of 10% would be levied irrespective of the income


Firms and LLP

  • Basic tax rate remains at 30%


Surcharge of Income Tax 

  • Surcharge for domestic and foreign companies are as under :


ParticularsDomestic CompanyForeign Company
Income exceeding Rs. 1 crore but not exceeding Rs. 10 Crore7%2%
Income exceeding Rs. 10 crore12%5%


  • Surcharge for Individuals, HUF, AOP, BOI and AJP are as under :-
ParticularsProposed Rate
Income exceeding Rs. 50 Lakh but not exceeding Rs. 1 Crore10%
Income exceeding Rs. 1 Crore but not exceeding Rs. 2 Crore15%
Income exceeding Rs. 2 Crore but not exceeding Rs. 5 Crore25%
Income exceeding Rs. 5 Crore37%


  • Surcharge for firms & LLP is 12% on the total income exceeding Rs. 1 Crore The enhanced surcharge of 25% & 37% is not applicable on dividend income and Capital gains made on sale of listed equity shares, units of equity mutual fund and units of business trust



  • The health & Education cess in all cases remains unchanged at 4%


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