Australia Income Tax Calculator

Find out how much your salary is after tax so you can have a better idea of what to expect when planning your budget
Updated for 2021 Tax Year
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Enter your salary into the calculator above to find out how taxes in Australia affect your income. You'll then get your estimated take home pay, a detailed breakdown of your potential tax liability, and a quick summary down here so you can have a better idea of what to expect when planning your budget.

If you make 0 a year living in Australia, we estimate that you'll be taxed 0. In almost all cases, your employer will automatically withhold this amount from your paychecks and thus your take home pay should be around 0 per year or 0 per month. Lastly, your average tax rate ends up being around 0 %. Note that this estimate is based only on the most common standard deductions and credits, if any. If you are eligible for additional deductions and credits, your taxes may be lower.

What is the income tax rate in Australia?

The individual income tax rate in Australia is progressive and ranges from 0% to 45% depending on your income for residents while it ranges from 32.5% to 45% for non-residents. For more details, check out our detail section.

Details about income tax in Australia

The personal income tax system in Australia is a progressive tax system. This means that your income is split into multiple brackets where lower brackets are taxed at lower rates and higher brackets are taxed at higher rates. The tax brackets are different between residents and non-residents. For residents, tax rates range from 0% to 45%.

For 2021 tax year

Taxable Income (AUD)Tax Rate
First 18,2000%
From 18,200 to 45,00019%
From 45,000 to 120,00032.5%
From 120,000 to 180,00037%
From 180,000 onwards45%

Non-residents, on the other hand, are not eligible for the two lowest tax brackets and as a result, face much higher tax with rates that range from 32.5% to 45%.

For 2021 tax year

Taxable Income (AUD)Tax Rate
First 120,00032.5%
From 120,000 to 180,00037%
From 180,000 onwards45%

However, there is some relief for non-residents classified as working holiday makers with their first $45,000 taxed at a lower rate of 15%.

Standard tax credits exist with two of the most commonly available ones coming in the form of the "low income tax offset" and the "low and middle income tax offset". These can help to directly lower your income tax and their values vary based on your income while being completely phased out for those earning over $66,667 and $126,000, respectively. In other words, those earning over these thresholds are ineligible for these tax credits. Additionally, these are for resident taxpayers only. Non-residents do not have access to these tax credits.

Social Security in Australia

There are technically no social security taxes in Australia, per se, but there is a medicare levy with a contribution rate of 2% imposed on residents taxpayers. Non-residents are exempt and are not required to contribute. Other exceptions exist and include such things as low income earners not having to contribute and slightly higher rates for high income earners depending on their health insurance situation.

Many companies and individuals also participate in superannuation entities and retirement savings accounts (RSAs), but contributions to these are not manadatory for employees. The tax rules surrounding these elements are highly complex. One notable aspect is that voluntary contributions are tax deductible.

Resident status and income tax in Australia

Resident taxpayers are subject to tax on worldwide income while non-resident taxpayers are subject to tax only on income derived from sources within Australia.

Individuals can be considered residents according to several definitions. One is having domicile in Australia. Another is being in Australia for at least 183 days in a year. Many exceptions exist for classifying as a non-resident and some of them include having a permanent place of abode overseas or having a usual place of abode overseas with no intention of residing in Australia.


Quick Facts about Australia

  • Main Language(s):English
  • Currency:Australian Dollar ($)
  • Capital:Canberra
  • Total Population:25,829,800
  • Most Populous City:Sydney
  • Time Zone(s):UTC+8, +9.5, +10
    (Summer: UTC+8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11)
  • International Phone Code:+61
  • Driving Side:Left
  • Climate:Ranges from temperate to desert to tropical

Tax Calculator Disclaimer

  • Tax situations vary widely and calculations can get very complex. This calculator only provides an estimate according to the most common scenarios for salary (standard employment income) that comes from an employer. If you are self-employed, your taxes might differ.
  • There may be additional deductions, credits, exemptions, allowances, reliefs, etc depending on many factors. Some factors are about your family such as the number of dependents, children, relatives, parents, etc. Other factors may include mortgage payments, property depreciation, charitible donations, additional voluntary retirement contributions, etc. Whether or not you are handicapped and/or disabled may also sometimes be an additional factor.
  • Depending on region and jurisdiction, salary bonuses may be treated and taxed differently from standard salary. Additionally, some cities may have city specific income tax.
  • This calculator only estimates income tax. It does not consider other taxes like property tax, self-employment tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax, etc.
  • Calculators from other sites may show slightly different numbers due to different deductions/credits being included or they are based on data from a different year.
  • Investomatica is not a tax advisor. While we try our best to stay up to date with changes in tax codes, we make no guarantee our calculator will always be accurate. Generally, we review changes once a year. If you notice a major miscalculation or error with our calculator (most likely caused by a typo somewhere), feel free to direct message us on twitter and let us know. However, if you have specific tax questions, please consult a licensed tax professional.

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