New and Old tax Regime slab Rates for FY 2023-24 & FY 2022-23

New and Old tax Regime Income Tax Rates

New and Old tax Regime slab: Many changes have been announced in the new tax regime to make it attractive for the individuals in the Budget 2023. The income tax slabs under the new tax regime has been reduced to five in FY 2023-24 from six. The basic exemption limit has been hiked to Rs.3 lakh from Rs.2.5 earlier under the new income tax regime. The amount of rebate under Section 87A has been enhanced under the new tax regime to taxable income of Rs 7 lakh. The tax rebate was available for taxable income up to Rs 5 lakh in new tax regime till FY 2022-23.

Thus, individuals opting for the new income tax regime in FY 2023-24 and having an income up to Rs.7 lakh will not pay any taxes. Standard deduction benefit has been introduced in new tax regime for salaried and pensioners (including family pensioners)

Further, the new income tax regime becomes the default tax regime. However, the individuals will have an option to continue with the old income tax regime. Individual planning to opt for old tax regime in FY 2023-24 will be specifically required to opt for it. The government has reduced the surcharge of the highest rate from 37% to 25% in new tax regime.

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New Income Slabs for New Tax Regime, applicable from FY 2023-24

Income RangeIncome Tax Rates
Up to Rs. 3,00,000Nil
Rs. 3.00,000 to Rs. 6,00,0005% on income which exceeds Rs. 3,00,000 
Rs. 6,00,000 to Rs. 900,000Rs. 15,000 + 10% on income more than Rs. 6,00,000
Rs. 9,00,000 to Rs. 12,00,000Rs. 45,000 + 15% on income more than Rs. 9,00,000
Rs. 12,00,000 to Rs. 1500,000Rs. 90,000 + 20% on income more than Rs. 12,00,000
Above Rs. 15,00,000Rs. 150,000 + 30% on income more than Rs. 15,00,000

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Slab rates of the New and Old tax Regime slab for FY 2022-23

Income Tax SlabResident Individuals & HUF < 60 years of age & NRIsResident Individuals & HUF > 60 to < 80 yearsResident Individuals & HUF > 80 yearsApplicable for All Individuals & HUF
0 – Rs 2,50,000  NIL  NIL  NIL  NIL
Rs 2,50,000 – 3,00,000    5% (Tax rebate u/s 87a is available)NILNIL    5% (Tax rebate u/s 87a is available) 5% (Tax rebate u/s 87a is available)
Rs 3,00,000 – Rs 5,00,0005% (Tax rebate u/s 87a is available)5% (Tax rebate u/s 87a is available)NIL
Rs 5,00,000 – Rs 7,50,00020%20%20%10%
Rs 7,50,000 – Rs 10,00,000 lakh20%20%20%15%
Rs 10,00,000 – Rs 12,50,00030%30%30%20%
Rs 12,50,000 – Rs 15,00,00030%30%30%25%
Above Rs 15 Lakh30%30%30%30%

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New Tax regime rates FY 2022-23 (AY 2023-24) vs FY 2023-24 (AY 2024-25)

SlabNew Tax Regime
Before Budget 2023
(until 31st March 2023)
New Tax Regime
After Budget 2023
(From 1st April 2023)
Rs 0 – Rs 2,50,000
Rs 2,50,000 – Rs 3,00,0005%
Rs 3,00,000 – Rs 5,00,0005%5%
Rs 5,00,000 – Rs 6,00,00010%5%
Rs 6,00,000 – Rs 7,50,00010%10%
Rs 7,50,000 – Rs 9,00,00015%10%
Rs 9,00,000 – Rs 10,00,00015%15%
Rs 10,00,000 – Rs 12,00,00020%15%
Rs 12,00,000 – Rs 12,50,00020%20%
Rs 12,50,000 – Rs 15,00,00025%20%
Above Rs 15,00,00030%30%

In all the above cases, Cess will be levied at rate of 4% on income tax amount. Surcharges will be levied on incomes above Rs 50 lakh. There is no revision of Income Tax slab rates in case of old tax regime.

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