Rates of income-tax for financial year 2018-19 or Assessment Year 2019-20

A. Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19  for Individual below the Age of Sixty Years, Hindu undivided family, association of persons, body of individuals, artificial juridical person are as under- 

Upto Rs. 2,50,000 Nil.
Rs. 2,50,001 to Rs. 5,00,000 5 per cent
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,000 20 per cent
Above Rs. 10,00,000 30 per cent

(ii) Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19 In the case of every individual, being a resident in India, who is of the age of sixty years or more but less than eighty years at any time during the previous year,—

Upto Rs.3,00,000 Nil
Rs. 3,00,001 to Rs. 5,00,000 5 per cent
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,000 20 per cent
Above Rs. 10,00,000 30 per cent

(iii) Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19 in the case of every individual, being a resident in India, who is of the age of eighty years or more at any time during the previous year,—

Upto Rs. 5,00,000 Nil
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,000 20 per cent
Above Rs. 10,00,000 30 per cent

The amount of income-tax computed in accordance with the preceding provisions of this Paragraph shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of,—

(i) ten per cent. of such income-tax in case of a person having a total income exceeding fifty lakh rupees but not exceeding one crore rupees; and

(ii) fifteen per cent. of such income-tax in case of a person having a total income exceeding one crore rupees.

However, in case of (i) above, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding fifty lakh rupees but not exceeding one crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on such income shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on a total income of fifty lakh rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds fifty lakh rupees.

Further, in case of (ii) above, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding one crore rupees shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on a total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees.

B. Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19 of Co-operative Societies

In the case of co-operative societies, the rates of income-tax have been specified in Paragraph B of Part III of the First Schedule to the Bill. These rates will continue to be the same as those specified for financial year 2017-18. The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of twelve per cent. of such income-tax in case of a co-operative society having a total income exceeding one crore rupees. However, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding one crore rupees shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on a total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees.

C. Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19 of Firms

In the case of firms, the rate of income-tax has been specified in Paragraph C of Part III of the First Schedule to the Bill. This rate will continue to be the same as that specified for financial year 2017-18. The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of twelve per cent. of such income-tax in case of a firm having a total income exceeding one crore rupees. However, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding one crore rupees shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on a total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees.

D. Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19 of Local authorities

The rate of income-tax in the case of every local authority has been specified in Paragraph D of Part III of the First Schedule to the Bill. This rate will continue to be the same as that specified for the financial year 2017-18. The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of twelve per cent. of such income-tax in case of a local authority having a total income exceeding one crore rupees. However, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding one crore rupees shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on a total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees.

E. Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19 of Companies

The rates of income-tax in the case of companies have been specified in Paragraph E of Part III of the First Schedule to the Bill. In case of domestic company, the rate of income-tax shall be twenty five per cent. of the total income if the total turnover or gross receipts of the previous year 2016-17 does not exceed two hundred and fifty crore rupees and in all other cases the rate of Income-tax shall be thirty per cent. of the total income. In the case of company other than domestic company, the rates of tax are the same as those specified for the financial year 2017-18. Surcharge at the rate of seven per cent. shall continue to be levied in case of a domestic company if the total income of the domestic company exceeds one crore rupees but does not exceed ten crore rupees. Surcharge at the rate of twelve per cent. shall continue to be levied if the total income of the domestic company exceeds ten crore rupees. In case of companies other than domestic companies, the existing surcharge of two per cent. shall continue to be levied if the total income exceeds one crore rupees but does not exceed ten crore rupees. Surcharge at the rate of five per cent. shall continue to be levied if the total income of the company other than domestic company exceeds ten crore rupees. However, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding one crore rupees but not exceeding ten crore rupees, shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on a total income of one crore rupees, by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees. The total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding ten crore rupees, shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on a total income of ten crore rupees, by more than the amount of income that exceeds ten crore rupees.

In other cases (including sections 115-O, 115QA, 115R, 115TA or 115TD), the surcharge shall be levied at the rate of twelve per cent..

For financial year 2018-19, additional surcharge called the “Health and Education Cess on income-tax” shall be levied at the rate of four per cent. on the amount of tax computed, inclusive of surcharge (wherever applicable), in all cases. No marginal relief shall be available in respect of such cess.

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6 responses to “Income Tax Rates for financial year 2018-19 / AY 2019-20”

  1. Ravindra says:

    standard deduction is 250000/- or 250000+40000=290000/- ?

  2. Brahmpal says:

    Very useful

  3. L.R.Vishnuram says:

    This article is very useful for updating the Rates of Income Tax for the Financial Year 2018-19 for all types of assesses.

  4. KrishnaG Deshpande says:

    Very informative and helpful to tax payers.
    Any change in Act-80DD raising of limit presetly
    It is 125000/- please.

  5. FIROZ KHAN says:

    VERY HELPFULL, THANK YOU VERY MUCH

  6. ANAND NIPPANI says:

    Beautifully classified the rates of IT

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