Singapore 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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Salary Before Tax$ 0

Salary After Tax$ 0

Total Tax$ 0

Average Tax Rate0 %

$ = Singapore Dollar

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Total Tax
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Salary Before Tax$ 0

Income Tax$ 0

Central Provident Fund (CPF)$ 0

Total Tax$ 0

Salary After Tax$ 0

Total Deductions$ 0

Average Tax Rate0 %

Summary

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Enter your salary into the calculator above to find out how taxes in Singapore 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 Singapore, 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 Singapore?

The personal income tax rate in Singapore is progressive and ranges from 0% to 22% depending on your income.

Details about income tax in Singapore

The personal income tax system in Singapore 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 22% for residents.

For 2021 tax year

Taxable Income (SGD)Tax Rate
First 20,0000%
From 20,000 to 30,0002%
From 30,000 to 40,0003.5%
From 40,000 to 80,0007%
From 80,000 to 120,00011.5%
From 120,000 to 160,00015%
From 160,000 to 200,00018%
From 200,000 to 240,00019%
From 240,000 to 280,00019.5%
From 280,000 to 320,00020%
From 320,000 onwards22%

Standard deductions exist for residents which help to lower the amount of taxable income. One of the most common personal reliefs is the earned income relief. The amount for this varies according to your age. Note that personal reliefs on a whole have a maximum cap of $80,000 per year.

Non-residents are not eligible for any deductions and are taxed at either a flat rate of 15% or the progressive rates according to the tax brackets for residents, which ever is higher. In other words, tax rates range from 15% to 22% for non-residents. Additionally, it is important to note that non-residents who work as a director are simply taxed at a flat rate of 22% (the highest tax bracket).

Social Security in Singapore

The central provident fund (CPF) is the national pension scheme of Singapore. Participation is mandatory for citizens and permanent residents only. Contributions are made by both employees and employers. For employees, contribution rates range from 5% to 20% depending on income and age. Low income earners under a certain threshold do not have to contribute and high income earners have a maximum cap on their required contributions. All contributions are tax deductible.

Resident status and income tax in Singapore

Singapore taxes both residents and non-residents generally only on income that accrues in or is derived from Singapore. For income derived overseas, that is only taxable if it is received by a resident individual through a partnership in Singapore.

For the most part, individuals are considered to be resident taxpayers if they reside in Singapore or they are physically present or work in Singapore for 183 days or more during a calendar year preceding the year of assessment. Several exceptions exist with one being that individuals who stay or work in Singapore for at least 183 days spanning two calendar years will still be considered a resident taxpayer for both of those years despite not having 183 days separately in each of those years.

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Quick Facts about Singapore

  • Name(s) in Native Language(s):Singapore, Singapura, 新加坡, சிங்கப்பூர்
  • Main Language(s):English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil
  • Currency:Singapore Dollar ($)
  • Total Population:5,685,800
  • Time Zone(s):UTC+8
  • International Phone Code:+65
  • Driving Side:Left
  • Climate:Tropical, high humidity, abundant rainfall

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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