Income Tax Slab For AY 2020-21 | FY 2019-20

In India, income is calculated on the basis of different parameters like in case of individual assessee income is calculated on the basis of his age group and for other personal income is calculated as per their status under Income Tax Act.

Income Tax Slab For AY 2020-21 Old Regime– In budget 2020, FM Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a new tax regime giving taxpayers an option to pay taxes as per the new tax slab from FY 2020-21 (AY 2021-22) onward resulting there will two regimes of tax slab one is old and another is new, which will become applicable for FY 2020-21.

But for AY 2020-21, there is no choice concept applicable to the taxpayers and tax will be calculated as per the old regime only. So you are not required to take any confusion regarding the same.

Here in this post, we are going to discussing the Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 old regime only.

Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 Old Regime – Individual and HUF

Here is the Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 of Individual and HUF.

Tax slab for an individual (below the age of 60 years) and HUF

Income Tax slabIncome Tax rate for individual (Age below 60 years) & HUF
upto Rs. 250000NIL- No Tax
Rs. 250000 to Rs. 5000005 % of total income exceeding Rs. 250000
Rs. 500001 to Rs. 1000000Rs. 12500 + 20% of total income exceeding Rs. 500000
Above Rs. 1000000Rs. 112500 + 30% of total income exceeding Rs. 1000000

Note 1:- An additional 4% health & education cess will be applicable to the tax amount calculates as above.

Note 2:- A tax rebate under section 87A is allowed to individual taxpayers for a maximum amount of Rs. 12500 if his total income is up to Rs. 500000 for FY 2019-20.

Note 3:- Surcharge is additional on the amount of Income tax

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Tax slab for Senior Citizen

Income Tax slabIncome Tax rate for Senior Citizen
upto Rs. 300000NIL- No Tax
Rs. 300000 to Rs. 5000005 % of total income exceeding Rs. 300000
Rs. 500001 to Rs. 1000000Rs. 10000 + 20% of total income exceeding Rs. 500000
Above Rs. 1000000Rs. 110000 + 30% of total income exceeding Rs. 1000000

Note 1:- An additional 4% health & education cess will be applicable to the tax amount calculates as above.

Note 2:- A tax rebate under section 87A is allowed to individual taxpayers (Age 60 or 60+ but below 80 years) for a maximum amount of Rs. 10000 if the total income is up to Rs. 500000 for FY 2019-20.

Note 3:- Surcharge is additional on the amount of Income tax.

Tax slab for a Super Senior Citizen

Income Tax slabIncome Tax rate for Super Senior Citizen
upto Rs. 500000NIL- No Tax
Rs. 500001 to Rs. 100000020% of total income exceeding Rs. 500000
Above Rs. 1000000Rs. 100000 + 30% of total income exceeding Rs. 1000000

Note 1:- An additional 4% health & education cess will be applicable to the tax amount calculates as above.

Note 2:- Surcharge is additional on the amount of Income tax

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Surcharge applicable to the individual covered above

Income LimitSurcharge rate on amount of Income Tax
Net income exceed Rs. 50 Lakhs but does not exceed Rs. 1 Crore10%
Net Income exceeds Rs. 1 Crore but does not exceed Rs. 2 Crore15%
Net Income exceed Rs. 2 Crore but does not exceed Rs. 5 Crore25%
Net Income exceed Rs. 5 Crore37%

Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 Old Regime – Partnership Firm

Here is the Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 of Partnership Firm.

For Partnership firm Income tax rate is flat 30%.

Health and Education cess:- It will be 4 % of Income Tax + Surcharge

Surcharge:- It will be 12 % of Tax if net income exceed Rs. 1 crore. (Surcharge will be subject to marginal relief)

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Income Tax slab rates for Local Authority AY 2020-21

Here is the Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 old regime of Local Authority.

For Local Authority Income tax rate is flat 30%

Health and Education cess:- It will be 4 % of Income Tax + Surcharge

Surcharge:- It will be 12 % of Tax, if net income exceed Rs. 1 crore. (Surcharge will be subject to marginal relief)

Income Tax slab rates for Co-operative society AY 2020-21

Here is the Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 old regime of Co-Operative Society.

Taxable IncomeTax Rate
Up to Rs. 1000010%
Rs. 10000 to Rs. 2000020%
Above Rs. 2000030%
Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 Old Regime

Health and Education cess:- It will be 4 % of Income Tax + Surcharge

Surcharge:- It will be 12 % of Tax, if net income exceed Rs. 1 crore. (Surcharge will be subject to marginal relief)

Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 Old Regime- Companies

Tax slab for Domestic Company AY 2020-21

ParticularsTax Rates
where companies total turnover or gross receipts during the previous year does not exceed Rs. 400 crore25%
Where company opt for section 115BA25%/22%
Where company opt for section 115BAB15%
All other domestic company30%
Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 Old Regime

Health and Education cess:- It will be 4 % of Income Tax + Surcharge

Surcharge:- It will be 7 % of Tax, if net income exceed Rs. 1 crore but below Rs. 10 crore and if income exceed Rs. 10 crore, surcharge will be 12%. (Surcharge will be subject to marginal relief)

Tax slab for Foreign Company AY 2020-21

ParticularsTax Rates
Royalty received from government or an Indian concern or fees for rendering technical services where such agreement has, in either case, been approved by the central government 50%
Any other income40%
Income Tax slab for AY 2020-21 Old Regime

Health and Education cess:- It will be 4 % of Income Tax + Surcharge

Surcharge:- It will be 2 % Tax if net income exceed Rs. 1 crore but below Rs. 10 crore and if income exceed Rs. 10 crore, surcharge will be 5%. (Surcharge will be subject to marginal relief)

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Compiled by- CA Chirag Agarwal (Practicing Chartered Accountants)

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