Income-Tax Deduction From Salaries 2022-23 PDF

CIRCULAR NO: 24/2022

F. No. 275/15/2022-IT(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes


North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 7th Dec, 2022

SUBJECT: INCOME-TAX DEDUCTION FROM SALARIES DURING THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2022-23 UNDER SECTION 192 OF THE INCOME-TAX ACT, 1961.


Reference is invited to Circular No. 04/2022 dated 15.03.2022 whereby the rates of deduction of income-tax from the payment of income under the head “Salaries” under Section192 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (hereinafter ‘the Act’), during the financial year 2021-22, were intimated. The present Circular contains the rates of deduction of Income-tax from the payment of income chargeable under the head “Salaries” during the financial year 2022-23 and explains certain related provisions of the Act and Income-tax Rules, 1962 (hereinafter the Rules). All the sections and rules referred are of Income-tax Act, 1961 and Income-tax Rules, 1962 respectively unless otherwise specified. The relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and Notifications are available at the website of the Income Tax Department- www.incometaxindia.gov.in.

As per section 192(1) of the Act, any person responsible for paying any income chargeable under the head “Salaries” shall, at the time of payment, deduct income-tax on the amount payable at the average rate of income-tax computed on the basis of the rates in force for the financial year in which the payment is made, on the estimated income of the assessee under the head of Salary income for that financial year.

The section also provides that a person responsible for paying any income chargeable under the head “Salaries” shall furnish to the person to whom such payment is made a statement giving correct and complete particulars of perquisites or profits in lieu of salary provided to him and the value thereof.

2. Rates of Income-tax as per Finance Act, 2022

As per the Finance Act, 2022, the rates of income tax for the FY 2022-23 (i.e. Assessment Year 2023-24) are as follows:

2.1 Rates of tax

A. Normal Rates of tax: In the case of every individual other than the individuals referred to in para (B) and (C) below:

S.
No
Total IncomeRate of tax
IWhere the total income does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/,Nil;
2Where the total income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/,5 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/-;
3Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not
exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-.
Rs. 12,500/- plus 20 per cent of the amount by
which the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,0001.;
4Where the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-.Rs. 1,12,500/- plus 30 per cent of the amount by
which the total income exceeds Rs. 10,0000/,

B. Rates of tax for every individual, being a resident in India, who is of the age of sixty years or more but less than eighty years at any time during the financial year:

Total IncomeRate of tax
Where the total income does not exceed Rs. 3,00,000/-Nil;
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 3,00,000 but does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-5 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 3,00,000/-;
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-Rs. 10,000/- plus 20 per cent of the amount by
which the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,0001-;
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-Rs. 1,10,000/- plus 30 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/.

C. In case of every individual, being a resident in India, who is of the age of eighty years or more at any time during the financial year:

Total IncomeRate of tax
Where the total income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/.Nil;
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000 but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-20 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-;
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-Rs. 1,00,000/- plus 30 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-.

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