Brazil Salary Calculator

Easily estimate take home pay after income tax so you can have an idea of what to possibly expect when planning your budget

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Enter your employment income into the salary calculator above to estimate how taxes in Brazil may affect your finances. You'll then get your estimated take home pay, an estimated breakdown of your potential tax liability, and a quick summary down here so you can have a better idea of what to possibly expect when planning your budget.

This salary calculator also works as an income tax calculator for Brazil, as it shows you how much income tax you have to pay based on your salary and personal details.

To learn more about Brazil, its income tax, and tax brackets, so that you can get a deeper understanding of how your budget and finances may be affected, scroll down to the detail section below!

Quick Facts about Brazil

  • Name(s) in Native Language(s):Brasil
  • Main Language(s):Portuguese
  • Currency:Brazilian Real (R$)
  • Capital:Brasília
  • Total Population:210,147,125
  • Most Populous City:São Paulo
  • Time Zone(s):UTC−2 to −5
  • International Phone Code:+55
  • Driving Side:Right
  • Climate:Ranges from subtropical to tropical, generally hot and humid

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the income tax rate in Brazil?

The personal income tax rate in Brazil is progressive and ranges from 0% to 27.5% depending on your income for residents while non-residents are taxed at a flat rate of 25%. This income tax calculator can help estimate your average income tax rate and your take home pay.

How many income tax brackets are there in Brazil?

The income tax system in Brazil has five different tax brackets for residents. For more details, check out our detail section.

Brazil Income Tax Brackets and Other Information

For resident taxpayers, the personal income tax system in Brazil 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. Tax rates range from 0% to 27.5%.

For 2022 tax year

Taxable Income (BRL)Tax Rate
First 22,847.760%
From 22,847.76 to 33,919.807.5%
From 33,919.80 to 45,012.6015%
From 45,012.60 to 55,976.1622.5%
From 55,976.16 onwards27.5%

A standard deduction exists to help lower your taxable income. It is calculated as a percentage up to a maximum limit. Many other deductions also exist if you choose to forgo the standard deduction and go with itemized deductions. For example, some itemized deductions may include medical expenses, social security contributions, the presence of dependents, and certain tuition expenses, among others.

Non-residents are not eligible for any deductions and are subject to a flat income tax rate of 25%.

Social Security in Brazil

Contributions to social security are shared between both employers and employees. The rates vary based on a progressive scale similar to income tax. For 2022, employee contributions to social security range from 7.5% to 14%.

As stated above, employee contributions to social security are deductible, but only if you choose to proceed with itemized deductions.

Resident status and income tax in Brazil

Individuals who are residents for tax purposes are subject to income tax on worldwide income while non-residents are only subject to tax on Brazilian-sourced income. If the income comes from someone located in Brazil, then it is considered to be Brazilian-sourced income.

There is a long list of criteria that qualify someone as a resident. The most simple criteria is simply being either a Brazilian citizen or a naturalized foreign national living in Brazil. Some other criteria that also qualify one as a resident include Brazilian residents that have moved abroad but have not filed any exit process (for a period of twelve months after departure), foreign nationals with an employment contract with a Brazilian company, and foreign nationals with temporary visas but without an employment contract that stay in Brazil for an aggregate of at least 183 days within any twelve month period, among many others.

Everyone else that do not fall into any of resident status descriptions and criteria are then considered to be non-residents for tax purposes.

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  • Last reviewed on January 29, 2023.
  • The content shown on this page is strictly for educational purposes only. It does not represent advice nor is it a substitute for a professional advisor.
  • Estimated results are just estimates. They are not a guarantee of future results.
  • Tax situations vary widely and calculations can get very complex. This salary calculator only provides a rough estimate according to the most common scenarios for 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.
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