New Income Tax Slab for Financial Year 201516
Income Tax Slab tells the tax rate at which you have to pay tax on Income. Please note that the Income of Financial Year 201516 is taxable at the tax rate applicable for Assessment Year 201617.
Income Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 201516 have not been changed in Budget 2015 and they continue to remain same as they were applicable in Financial Year 201415. The rebate of Rs. 2000 u/s 87A which was introduced in Budget 2014 is still applicable for the F.Y. 201516. In Budget 2015, the Finance minister has proposed to tax the super rich by increasing
surcharge from 10% to 12% if the income earned is more than Rs. 1 crore during financial year 201516.
The Income Tax rates applicable for Financial Year 201516 or in other words for Assessment Year 201617 have been summarized below.
Income Tax Slab rates for Individual  Male or Female (below the age of 60 Years)
Income Tax Slabs 
Income Tax Rate 
1. Where the total income is less than or equal to Rs. 2,50,000/. 
NIL 
2. Where the total income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/ but it is less than or equal to Rs. 5,00,000/. 
10% of amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 2,50,000/10% of amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 2,50,000/ 
3. Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/ but it is less than or equal to Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Rs. 25,000/ + 20% of the amount by which the total income more than Rs. 5,00,000/. 
4. Where the total income is more than Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Rs. 1,25,000/ + 30% of the amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Surcharge @ 12% will be payable only if taxable income is above Rs. 1 crore.
Education Cess @ 3% will be calculated on the Incometax calculated here in above after deducting tax rebate of Rs. 2000.

Note: There is a tax rebate of Rs. 2000 U/s 87A for individuals whose total income is Rs 5,00,000/ or less. The tax rebate will be equal to the tax payable or Rs. 2,000/ whichever is lower.
For E.g. If the total income of an individual of age 53 years is Rs. 2,80,000/ then the income tax on this Rs. 2,80,000/ as per the income tax slab given above is Rs 3,000/ (30,000*10%).
As his total income is less than Rs. 5 Lacs, he will get a rebate of Rs. 2,000/ and therefore total income tax payable will be Rs. 1,000/ (3,0002,000). Education cess @ 3 % will be charged extra on the calculated income Tax of Rs. 1000 /.
Use our New Income Tax Calculator 201516 to determine your Income Tax.
Income Tax Slab rates for Senior Citizen â€“Male or Female resident who is of the age of 60 years or more but below the age of 80 years at any time during the Financial Year 20152016
Income Tax Slabs 
Income Tax Rate 
1. Where the total income is less than or equal to Rs. 3,00,000/. 
NIL 
2. Where the total income exceeds Rs. 3,00,000/ but it is less than or equal to Rs. 5,00,000/. 
10% of the amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 3,00,000/. 
3. Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/ but it is less than or equal to Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Rs. 20,000/ + 20% of the amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 5,00,000/. 
4. Where the total income is more than Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Rs. 120,000/ + 30% of the amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Surcharge @ 12% will be payable only if taxable income is above Rs. 1 crore.
Education Cess @ 3% will be calculated on the Incometax calculated herein above after deducting tax rebate of Rs. 2000.

Note: There is a tax rebate of Rs. 2000 U/s 87A to individuals whose total income is Rs. 5,00,000/ or less. The tax rebate will be equal to the tax payable or Rs. 2,000/ whichever is lower.
For E.g. If the total income of an individual of age 61 years is Rs. 3,50,000/ then the income tax on this Rs. 3,50,000/ as per the income tax slab given above is Rs. 5,000/ (50,000*10%).
As his total income is less than Rs. 5 Lacs, he will get a rebate of Rs. 2,000/ and therefore total income tax payable will be Rs. 3,000/ (5,0002,000). Education cess @ 3 % will be charged extra on the calculated income Tax of Rs. 3000 /.
To calculate the income tax for financial year 201516 use our New Income Tax Calculator 201516.
Income Tax Slab rates for Super Senior Citizen  Male or Female resident who is of the age of 80 years or more at any time during the Financial Year 20152016
Income Tax Slabs 
Income Tax Rate 
1. Where the total income is less than or equal to Rs. 5,00,000/. 
NIL 
2. Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/ but it is less than or equal to Rs. 10,00,000/. 
20% of the amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 5,00,000/. 
3. Where the total income is more than Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Rs. 100,000/ + 30% of the amount by which the total income is more than Rs. 10,00,000/. 
Surcharge @ 12% will be payable only if taxable income is above Rs. 1 crore.
Education Cess @ 3% on the Incometax calculated herein above.

For E.g. If the total income of an individual of age 81 years is Rs. 6,50,000/ then the total income tax on this Rs. 6,50,000/ as per the income tax slab given above will be Rs. 30,000/ (Income tax is Nil for income up to Rs. 5 Lacs and thereafter it will taxed @ 20% on Rs. 150,000). Education cess @ 3 % will be charged extra on the calculated income Tax of Rs. 30000 /.
Check out New Income Tax Calculator 201516 to determine accurate income tax for Financial Year 201516.
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