Personal income tax rates
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Tax brackets 2017-2018
|Taxable income||Tax 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.