Income Tax Calculator: Get Tax as per New & Old Regime Online

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Income Tax Slabs Under New and Old Regimes

 

In order to understand the income tax calculation process, you first need to know the rates applicable for different income limits under the new and the old regime.

Here is a table  comprising the income tax rates as per the old regime -

Income Slab

Tax Deduction

₹ 0 - ₹ 2,50,000

0%

₹ 2,50,000 to ₹ 5,00,000

5%

₹ 5,00,000 to ₹ 10,00,000

20%

More than ₹ 10,00,000

30%

Conversely, the following table lists the income tax rates applicable under the new regime. have a look -

Income Slab

Tax Deduction

₹ 0 - ₹ 2,50,000

0

₹ 2,50,000 to ₹ 5,00,000

5%

₹ 5,00,000 to ₹ 7,50,000

10%

₹ 7,50,000 to ₹ 10,00,000

15%

₹ 10,00,000 to ₹ 12,50,000

20%

₹ 12,50,000 to ₹ 15,00,000

25%

More than ₹ 15,00,000

30%

Cess

4% of total tax

Your income tax liability will be calculated depending on the regime you choose.

Now that you are aware of the applicable rates for respective income slabs under both regimes, let’s have a look at the calculation formula.

Income Tax Calculation Formula for New and Old Regimes

How to Calculate Total Income Tax Liability?

 

Using an income tax calculator, you can calculate the tax liability based on the following points -

1. Annual income coming from salary and other profits.

2. Earning from other sources like savings, investments, rent, etc.

3. Components of income eligible for exemptions.

4. Transport allowance and house rents.

5. Tax already paid through TDS.

 

Note that you need to pay tax on your gross taxable income, as is evident from the mentioned formula. This is your total income minus all applicable exemptions and already paid taxes.

Let's look at an illustration to understand this.

Following are your salary components and respective exemptions apply to them.

Salary Components and Amounts (in ₹)

Exemption Under Old Regime (in ₹)

Exemption Under New Regime (in ₹)

Basic Salary - 12,00,000

-

-

HRA - 6,00,000

3,60,000

-

Special Allowance - 2,52,000

-

-

Leave Travelling Allowance - 20000

12,000 (on submitting bills)

-

Standard Deduction

50,0000

-

Gross Taxable Income

16,50,000

20,72,000

Since the exemptions and applicable rates under the old and new regimes are different, here are 2 examples to illustrate the respective calculation processes.

Income Tax Liability Under Old Tax Regime

 

Calculation of income tax liability with an income tax calculator under the old regime is shown below -

Components

Amount (₹)

Total (₹)

Salary

16,50,000

-

Earning from Different Sources

20000

-

Total Income

-

16,70,000

Leave Travelling Allowance - 20000

12,000 (on submitting bills)

-

Deductions

-

-

Under Section 80C

1,50,000

-

Under Section 80D

12,000

-

Under Section 80TTA

8,000

1,70,000

Gross Taxable Income

-

15,00,000

Total Tax (including cess)

-

2,73,000

Income Tax Liability Under New Tax Regime

 

Calculation of tax liability by income tax calculator new regime is shown here -

Components

Amount (₹)

Total (₹)

Salary

20,72,000

-

Earning from Different Sources

20000

-

Gross Total Income

-

20,92,000

Total Tax (including cess)

-

3,79,704

What Are the Different Components Involved in the Old & New Regimes?

 

Different components considered under the tax regime are necessary to know how to calculate income tax. 

At first, you have to calculate income from all sources, including -

1. Salary. 

2. House property (rental income and interest paid for a home loan).

3. Capital gains or income from the sale or purchase of the house or any share of it.

4. Business or any professional service. 

5.Savings including fixed deposits, PPF, etc.

 

Next, you need to consider the following deductions according to your chosen regime -

 

Deductions Under Old Regime

Deductions Under New Regime

Section 80C – Up to ₹1.5 lakh on investments in PPF, LIC, fixed deposits, etc.

Not applicable

Section 80D – Up to ₹50,000 on the premium of medical insurance for self, spouse, children, and parents.

Not applicable

Section 80TTA – Up to ₹10,000 per year on income from interest from the savings account.

Not applicable

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