Bahrain Income Tax Rates and Personal Allowances in 2021

The Income tax rates and personal allowances in Bahrain are updated annually with new tax tables published for Resident and Non-resident taxpayers. The Tax tables below include the tax rates, thresholds and allowances included in the Bahrain Tax Calculator 2021.

Bahrain Residents Income Tax Tables in 2021: Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
0%Flat rate on all taxable income
Bahrain Non-Residents Income Tax Tables in 2021: Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
0%Flat rate on all taxable income

Income Tax in Bahrain in 2021

Taxes, including personal income tax, expenses and limitations are reviewed by the Government in Bahrain periodically and typically updated each year. Not that not all tax rates and thresholds in Bahrain change annually, alterations to tax policy to support strategic economic growth in Bahrain mean that the certain areas may be focused on to provide specific tax relief in Bahrain or support growth in certain areas (overseas invstment in Bahrain for example may mean reduced non-resident income tax rates in Bahrain for a period).

When tax policy in Bahrain changes, the resultant tax tables also change. Tax tables in Bahrain are simply a list of the relevent tax rates, fixed amounts and / or threholds used in the computation of tax in Bahrain, the Bahrain tax tables also include specific notes and guidance on the validity of scenarios (for example, qualifying criterea for specific tax relief / allowances) and notes of the calculation of phaseout of specific tax elements within each taxation group (dividends and corporation tax thresholds in Bahrain for example).

Bahrain Tax Tables may also be referred to as Bahrain Tax Slabs, Bahrain personal allowances and tax thresholds or Bahrain business tax rates. They all refer to the tax tables, whether in whole or as specific sections/categories of the tax tables therein. In the section, we publish all 2021 tax rates and thresholds used within the 2021 Bahrain Salary Calculator. This means that if you are aware of a 2021 tax exemption or 2021 tax allowance in Bahrain that you are entitled too BUT it isn't listed here, that we don't allow for it in this version of the Bahrain Salary Calculator. This is simply because we updated our tax calculators based on user feedback, we tailor the Bahrain Salary Calculator to suit our users needs. Our aim is to keep tax calculations in Bahrain simple, we achieve this my making the Bahrain tax calculators relevent to our community's needs, this includes you. So, if you would like a new 2021 tax rates, allowance or threshold adding (or perhaps updating), or if you notice an error in our 2021 tax calculations, simply contact us and we will adjust the tool.

Choose a specific income tax year to see the Bahrain income tax rates and personal allowances used in the associated income tax calculator for the same tax year.