Budget 2023: New Income Tax Rates announced; Check details

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced the new income tax rates while presenting the Union Budget 2023.

“Currently, those with income up to Rs 5 lakh do not pay any income tax in both old and new tax regimes. I propose to increase the rebate limit to Rs 7 lakh in the new tax regime. Thus, persons in the new tax regime, with income up to Rs 7 lakh will not have to pay any tax,” the Finance Minister said.

Below are the new income tax rates:

Rs 0-3 Lakhs – Nil
Rs 3-6 Lakhs – 5%
Rs 6-9 Lakhs – 10%
Rs 9-12 Lakhs – 15%
Rs 12-15 Lakhs – 20%
Above Rs 15 Lakhs – 30%

“I propose to reduce the highest surcharge rate from 37% to 25 % in the new tax regime,” she added.

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