AY 2022-23: Income Tax Slab applicable For Senior Citizens

Income Tax Department offers certain tax benefits to senior citizens. An individual between 60 and 80 years is considered a senior citizen person under Income Tax Act, 1961. Here in this post, you will know about the Income Tax Slab For AY 2022-23 For Senior Citizens.

As per the budget 2021, there is no change in the income tax slab for the assessment year 2022-23. There are two tax regimes (New Regime and Old Regime) as usual. Under the new regime, the taxpayer has an option to choose either a new regime or stay in the old regime.

New Regime- Here taxpayers can choose to pay tax at lower rates as per the new regime on the condition that they forgo certain permissible exemptions and deductions available under Income Tax, or

Old Regime- To continue to pay taxes under the existing tax rates. The assessee can avail of rebates and exemptions by staying in the old regime and paying tax at a higher rate.

Here you find the chart of Income Tax Slab for AY 2022-23 for senior citizens as per both new and old regimes.

New Tax Regime: Income Tax Slab For AY 2022-23 For Senior Citizens

Here is the Income Tax slab for AY 2022-23 for senior citizens as per the new tax regime of Income Tax.

Income Tax SlabIncome Tax Rates- New Scheme
upto Rs. 2,50,000NIL- No Tax
Rs. 2,50,001 to Rs. 5,00,0005 % (Tax Rebate u/s 87a is available)
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 7,50,00010%
Rs. 7,50,001 to Rs. 10,00,00015%
Rs. 10,00,001 to Rs. 12,50,00020%
Rs. 12,50,001 to Rs. 15,00,00025%
Above Rs. 15,00,00030%

Note 1- The taxpayer opting for concessional rates in the New Tax Regime will have to forgo certain exemptions and deductions available in the existing old tax regime.

Note 2:- A tax rebate under section 87A is allowed to individual taxpayers for a maximum amount of Rs. 12,500 if the total income is up to Rs. 5,00,000 for AY 2022-23. The amount of rebate shall be 100% of the Income Tax or Rs. 12,500 whichever is less. (New Regime)

Also Read- AY 2022-23: Income Tax Slab For Individual, HUF, Partnership Firm, Local Authority, Co-operative Society and companies

Old Tax Regime: Income Tax Slab For AY 2022-23 For Senior Citizens

Here is the Income Tax slab for AY 2022-23 for senior citizens as per the old tax regime of Income Tax.

Income Tax SlabIncome Tax Rates
upto Rs. 3,00,000NIL- No Tax
Rs. 3,00,000 to Rs. 5,00,0005 % of total income exceeding Rs. 3,00,000
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,000Rs. 10,000 + 20% of total income exceeding Rs. 5,00,000
Above Rs. 10,00,000Rs. 1,10,000 + 30% of total income exceeding Rs. 10,00,000

The following points are also applicable-

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

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. 10,000 if the total income is up to Rs. 5,00,000 for FY 2022-23. (Old Regime)

Note 3:- Surcharge is additional on the amount of Income tax. (Both Regime)

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Surcharge applicable to the Senior Citizen

The surcharge over the tax calculated will be charged as per the below table-

Income LimitSurcharge rate on amount of Income Tax
Net income exceed Rs. 50 Lakhs but does not exceed Rs. 1 Crore10%
Net Income exceed 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%

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