Income tax calculator

Income tax calculator icon

Helps you work out:

  • how much Australian income tax you should be paying
  • what your take home salary will be when tax and the Medicare levy are removed
  • your marginal tax rate

This calculator can also be used as an Australian tax return calculator. For more information see assumptions & further information.

Estimated time: 10 sec

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Disclaimers & assumptions

  • The rates are for Australian residents.
  • Your marginal tax rate does not include the Medicare levy, which is calculated seperately.The Medicare levy is calculated as 2% of taxable income for most taxpayers.
  • The Medicare levy in this calculator is based on individual rates and does not take into account family income or dependent children.
  • The calculations do not include the Medicare Levy Surcharge (1%-1.5%), an additional levy on individuals and families with higher incomes who do not have appropriate levels of private health insurance.
  • These calculations do not take into account any tax rebates or tax offsets you may be entitled to.
  • For the 2016-17 financial year, the marginal tax rate for incomes over $180,000  includes the Temporary Budget Repair Levy of 2%.
  • In most cases, your employer will deduct the income tax from your wages and pay it to the ATO.

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Last updated: 21 Aug 2017