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Tax brackets

Personal income tax rates

Try the tax calculator to see a wider view including Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) contributions and potential tax savings. It’s simple to work out your individual position.

Tax brackets 2017-2018

Taxable incomeTax on this income
0 - $18,200 Nil
$18,201 - $37,000 19c for each $1 over $18,200
$37,001 - $87,000 $3,572 plus 32.5c for each $1 over $37,000
$87,001 - $180,000 $19,822 plus 37c for each $1 over $87,000
$180,001 and over $54,232 plus 45c for each $1 over $180,000

This table does not include the Medicare Levy, which is 2% and is proposed to increase to 2.5%.

You can actually earn up to $20,542 before paying any income tax once the low income tax offset is taken into account.