Australia 2016 Income Tax Tables

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Income tax, Medicare and allowances tax tables for 2016 as used on the Australia Tax Calculator on iCalculator. The 2016 tax calculator is designed to provide quick income tax calculations and salary examples. The tool is continually developed and refined in response to community requests, if you would like us to add more features, (income, expenses, different filing status, examples etc.) then please get in touch. The tool is designed to support people just like you, development is free, we simply ask that you help us to help you make tax more simple and transparent.

Australia 2016 Tax Tables

This page contains the personal income tax rates and threshods for 2016 and other associated tax tables used within the Australia salary and tax calculators on iCalculator. iCalculator also includes the following tax tables, if you would like us to add additional historical years, please get in touch.

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Income Tax Rates in 2016

Australia has a progressive tax system, which means that the higher your income, the more tax you pay. iCalculators Australia Tax Calculator provides a good example of income tax calculations for 2016, it includes historical tax information for 2016 and has the latest Australia tax tables included:

Australia 2016 Tax Tables

The following tax rates and thresholds are used directly in the Australia Tax Calculator, if you belive something is incorrect or would like to provide feedback, please contact us

Australia Residents Income Tax Tables in australia-income-tax-system: Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
0%Income from $0.00to $ 18,200.00
19%Income from $ 18,201.00 to $ 37,000.00
32.5%Income from $ 37,001.00 to $ 87,000.00
37%Income from $ 87,001.00 to $ 180,000.00
45%Income from $ 180,001.00 and above

Low Income Tax Offset in 2016

You may be eligible for a tax offset in 2016 if you are a low-income earner and you are an Australian resident for income tax purposes. If your taxable income is less than $ 66,667.00, you will get the low income tax offset. The maximum tax offset of $ 530.00 applies if your taxable income is $ 37,000.00 or less. This amount is reduced by $ 1.50 cents for each dollar over $ 37,000.00.

Medicare Levy in 2016

Medicare Levy is applies to resident Australian taxpayers, it is calculated as a percentage of taxable income subject to minimum income thresholds.

Medicare Levy for 2016
WhatTax RateThreshold
Medicare exempt0%0 to $ 21,335.00 (and those exempt)
Medicare 'Shade-in' 10%$ 21,336.00 to $ 26,668.00
Basic Medicare Levy2%$ 26,669.00 and over

Dependents Allowance in 2016

An increase to tax deductions is applied for each child claimed on the tax return:

Dependents Allowance for 2016
First Child$ 1,786.00
Additional children (per child)$ 1,410.00

Superannuation in 2016

in the Australia Tax Calculator, Superannuation is simply applied at 9.5% for all earnings above $ 5,400.00 in 2016. Please contact us if you would like to have additional calculations for Superannuation factored in to this tool or wish to report any changes to the figures here or in the tables above.

You can calculate salary examples and tax commitments for each of those tax years using the advanced feature on the Australia Tax Calculator

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