India 2016 Income Tax Slabs

The following India income tax slabs (tax tables) are valid for the 2016/17 tax year which is also knows as Financial Year 16/17 and Assessment Year 2016/17

The 2016 tax tables are provided in support of the 2019 India Tax Calculator. The India 2016 tax tables provide additional information in relation to 2016 tax returns in India.

Please note that the India Income Tax Slabs for 2016 are, to the best of our knowledge, accurate and up to date. If you belive that one of the 2016 tax rates or 2016 income tax thresholds for India have changed from those we have published, please contact us and advise us which tax rates and/or thresholds have changed. The 2016 India Tax Tables here are used as part of the 2016 India Salary Calculator

Individual and HUF Income Tax Slabs 2016/17

The tax tables in India in 2016 are split into 3 seperate age related tables, the aim being to reduce the tax paid by individuas as they get older. The first Income tax slab is for individuals under 60 years of age:

India Tax Slabs 2016: Male and Female Individuals under 60 years of age and HUF
0%Income between ₹ 0 and ₹ 2,50,000
10%Income between ₹ 2,50,001 and ₹ 5,00,000
20%Income between ₹ 5,00,001 and ₹ 10,00,000
30%Income between ₹ 10,00,001 and ₹ 1,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,000

The second India Income tax slab in 2016 is for individuals over 60 years of age but under 80 years of age. In India, an individual is classed as a Senior Citizen from their 60th birthday.

India Tax Slabs 2016: All Senior Citizens above 60 years of Age
0%Income between ₹ 0 and ₹ 2,50,000
10%Income between ₹ 2,50,001 and ₹ 5,00,000
20%Income between ₹ 5,00,001 and ₹ 10,00,000
30%Income between ₹ 10,00,001 and ₹ 1,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,000

The third India Income tax slab in 2016 is for individuals over 80 years of age and provides the lowest levels of personal income tax in India.

India Tax Slabs 2016: All Senior Citizens above 80 Years of Age
0%Income between ₹ 0 and ₹ 5,00,000
20%Income between ₹ 5,00,001 and ₹ 10,00,000
30%Income between ₹ 10,00,001 and ₹ 1,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,000

Income Tax Slabs 2016/17: Misc Individual Thresholds and Rate

India Tax Tables in 2016
₹ 1,50,000Maximum Expenses Threshold in 2016
₹ 20,000Long-term infrastructure bonds Limit in 2016
₹ 25,000Equity Linked Savings Scheme Investment Limit in 2016
0.5%Equity Linked Savings Scheme Investment Rate in 2016
₹ 40,000Medi Claim Premium Cap in 2016
₹ 10,000Interest on Saving Account Deposits Cap in 2016
₹ 1,00,000Interest on Residential House Cap in 2016
₹ 1,00,000Employee National Pensions Scheme (NPS) Cap in 2016
₹ 1,50,000Employer National Pensions Scheme (NPS) Cap in 2016

Tax Slabs 2016/17: AOP/BOI Rates and Thresholds

India Tax Slabs 2016 AOP/BOI Rates and Thresholds
0%Income between ₹ 0 and ₹ 2,50,000
1%Income between ₹ 2,50,001 and ₹ 5,00,000
2%Income between ₹ 5,00,001 and ₹ 10,00,000
3%Income from₹ 10,00,001 and above (no maximum income tax)
India Tax Slabs 2016 AOP/BOI Marginal Relief Rates and Thresholds
₹ 1,00,00,000Marginal Relief Threshold in 2016
₹ 28,25,000Marginal Relief Upper Threshold in 2016
10%Marginal Relief Rate in 2016

Tax Slabs 2016/17: Co-operative Society Rates and Thresholds

India Tax Tables in 2016: Co-operative Society Rates and Thresholds
₹ 10,000Co-operative Society Basic Threshold in 2016
₹ 20,000Co-operative Society Higher Threshold in 2016
1%Co-operative Society Starting Rate in 2016
2%Co-operative Society Basic Rate in 2016
3%Co-operative Society Higher Rate in 2016
₹ 10,000Co-operative Society Marginal Relief Threshold in 2016
₹ 20,000Co-operative Society Marginal Relief Threshold in 2016
10%Co-operative Society Marginal Relief Rate in 2016

Tax Slabs 2016/17 Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Rates and Thresholds

India Tax Tables in 2016: Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Rates and Thresholds
3%Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Tax Rate in 2016
10%Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Marginal Rate in 2016
₹ 1,00,00,000Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Marginal Relief Threshold in 2016
₹ 30,00,000Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Marginal Relief Limit in 2016

Firms Tax Slabs 2016/17

India Tax Tables in 2016: Firms
3%Firms Tax Rate in 2016
10%Firms Marginal Rate in 2016
₹ 1,00,00,000Firms Marginal Relief Threshold in 2016
₹ 30,00,000Firms Marginal Relief Limit in 2016

Foreign Companies Tax Slabs 2016/17

India Tax Tables in 2016: Foreign Company
4%Foreign Company Tax Rate in 2016
0.02Foreign Company Basic Marginal Rate in 2016
0.05Foreign Company Higher Marginal Rate in 2016
₹ 1,00,00,000Foreign Company Marginal Starter Threshold in 2016
₹ 40,00,000Foreign Company Marginal Basic Threshold in 2016
₹ 40,00,000Foreign Company Marginal intermediate Threshold in 2016
₹ 4,08,00,000Foreign Company Marginal Higher Threshold in 2016

Domestic Companies Tax Slabs 2016/17

India Tax Tables in 2016: Domestic Company
30%Domestic Company Tax Rate in 2016
₹ 1,00,00,000Domestic Company Basic Tax Threshold in 2016
₹ 10,00,00,000Domestic Company Higher Tax Threshold in 2016
0.05%Domestic Company Basic Tax Rate in 2016
0.1%Domestic Company Higher Tax Rate in 2016
₹ 30,00,000Domestic Company Marginal Basic Threshold in 2016
₹ 1,00,00,000Domestic Company Marginal Intermediate Threshold in 2016
₹ 3,15,00,000Domestic Company Marginal Higher Threshold in 2016
India Corporate Tax Rates and Thresholds in 2016
%Domestic and foreign companies corporate tax rate in 2016
%Small companies corporate tax rate in 2016
%Hi-tech companies corporate tax rate in 2016

What is HUF?

In the 2016 income tax slabs, HUF refers to Hindu Undivided Family which is a is a joint family which is interpreted as a separate entity from that of the individual members within the HUF. The HUF is headed by the Karta. A HUF is not limited to Hindu members, Hindu, Buddhists, Jains, and Sikhs can form and be members of a HUF. As per the Income Tax Act applicable in the 2016 tax year, a proprietor of a business can be an individual or a HUF, for an entity to be taxed as a HUF, it should have at least two co-parceners.

What is AOP/BOI

In the 2016 income tax slabs, AOP refers to an Association Of Persons and BOI refers to an Body Of Individuals. Under section 2(31)​ of the Income-tax Act, 1961, both AOP and BOI, whether incorporated or not, are treated as a 'person' for tax purposes ( whether they were or were not, they formed or established or incorporated with the object of deriving income, profits or gains).

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