Sierra Leone Income Tax Rates and Personal Allowances in 2022

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The Income tax rates and personal allowances in Sierra Leone are updated annually with new tax tables published for Resident and Non-resident taxpayers. The Tax tables below include the tax rates, thresholds and allowances included in the Sierra Leone Tax Calculator 2022.

Sierra Leone Residents Income Tax Tables in 2022: Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
0%Income from SLL 0.000.00to SLL 6,000,000.00
15%Income from SLL 6,000,000.01 to SLL 12,000,000.00
20%Income from SLL 12,000,000.01 to SLL 18,000,000.00
25%Income from SLL 18,000,000.01 to SLL 24,000,000.00
30%Income from SLL 24,000,000.01 and above
Sierra Leone Non-Residents Income Tax Tables in 2022: Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
25%Flat rate on all taxable income

Income Tax in Sierra Leone in 2022

Taxes, including personal income tax, expenses and limitations are reviewed by the Government in Sierra Leone periodically and typically updated each year. Not that not all tax rates and thresholds in Sierra Leone change annually, alterations to tax policy to support strategic economic growth in Sierra Leone mean that the certain areas may be focused on to provide specific tax relief in Sierra Leone or support growth in certain areas (overseas invstment in Sierra Leone for example may mean reduced non-resident income tax rates in Sierra Leone for a period).

When tax policy in Sierra Leone changes, the resultant tax tables also change. Tax tables in Sierra Leone are simply a list of the relevent tax rates, fixed amounts and / or threholds used in the computation of tax in Sierra Leone, the Sierra Leone tax tables also include specific notes and guidance on the validity of scenarios (for example, qualifying criterea for specific tax relief / allowances) and notes of the calculation of phaseout of specific tax elements within each taxation group (dividends and corporation tax thresholds in Sierra Leone for example).

Sierra Leone Tax Tables may also be referred to as Sierra Leone Tax Slabs, Sierra Leone personal allowances and tax thresholds or Sierra Leone business tax rates. They all refer to the tax tables, whether in whole or as specific sections/categories of the tax tables therein. In the section, we publish all 2022 tax rates and thresholds used within the 2022 Sierra Leone Salary Calculator. This means that if you are aware of a 2022 tax exemption or 2022 tax allowance in Sierra Leone that you are entitled too BUT it isn't listed here, that we don't allow for it in this version of the Sierra Leone Salary Calculator. This is simply because we updated our tax calculators based on user feedback, we tailor the Sierra Leone Salary Calculator to suit our users needs. Our aim is to keep tax calculations in Sierra Leone simple, we achieve this my making the Sierra Leone tax calculators relevent to our community's needs, this includes you. So, if you would like a new 2022 tax rates, allowance or threshold adding (or perhaps updating), or if you notice an error in our 2022 tax calculations, simply contact us and we will adjust the tool.

Choose a specific income tax year to see the Sierra Leone income tax rates and personal allowances used in the associated income tax calculator for the same tax year.