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Australia Tax Tables 2019 - Tax Rates and Thresholds in Australia

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This page contains the tax table information used for the calculation of tax and payroll deductions in Australia in 2019. These tax tables are used for the tax and payroll calculators published on iCalculator™ AU, these tools are provided for your free use on our website. If you would like additional tax table information added to the tax calculators for Australia or would like to add to or suggest amendments to the information herein then please contact us.

Australia Personal Income Tax Tables in 2019

The Income tax rates and personal allowances in Australia are updated annually with new tax tables published for Resident and Non-resident taxpayers. The Tax tables below include the tax rates, thresholds and allowances included in the Australia Tax Calculator 2019.

Australia Residents Income Tax Tables in 2019
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
0%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 18,200.00
19%Income from $ 18,200.01 to $ 37,000.00
32.5%Income from $ 37,000.01 to $ 80,000.00
37%Income from $ 80,000.01 to $ 180,000.00
45%Income from $ 180,000.01 and above
Australia Non-residents Income Tax Tables in 2019
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
32.5%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 90,000.00
37%Income from $ 90,000.01 to $ 180,000.00
45%Income from $ 180,000.01 and above

Low Income Tax Offset in 2019

You may be eligible for a tax offset in 2019 if you are a low-income earner and you are an Australian resident for income tax purposes. If your taxable income is less than $ 66,667.00, you will get the low income tax offset. The maximum tax offset of $ 530.00 applies if your taxable income is $ 37,000.00 or less. This amount is reduced by $ 1.50 cents for each dollar over $ 37,000.00.

Australia Social Security Rates in 2019

In Australia, social security contributions are an integral part of the employment landscape, ensuring that both employees and employers contribute to various social welfare schemes. These contributions provide support in several areas, including retirement, health, and workplace-related incidents. Below is an overview of the main types of social security contributions in Australia and what they fund.

Australia Social Security in 2019: Rates for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployerTotal
Medicare Levy2%0%2%
Superannuation Guarantee0%9.5%9.5%
Australia Social Security in 2019: Earnings Thresholds for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployer
Medicare Levy$ 22,398.00n/an/an/a
Superannuation Guaranteen/an/an/an/a

1. Superannuation Guarantee (SG)

The Superannuation Guarantee is a mandatory contribution made by employers to their employees' superannuation funds, which is a pension program. This contribution is designed to provide income in retirement for employees.

2. Medicare Levy

The Medicare Levy is paid by both employees and employers as part of their tax contributions. It funds Australia's public health care system, Medicare, which provides access to a wide range of health care services at low or no cost.

3. Workers' Compensation Insurance

Employers are required to pay for Workers' Compensation Insurance. This insurance provides cover for employees who are injured or become ill due to their work. It includes payments for medical expenses and lost wages.

4. Paid Parental Leave

While not a direct social security contribution, employers often provide Paid Parental Leave as part of employee benefits. This leave supports new parents financially during their time away from work for childbirth or adoption.

5. Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits, funded through general taxation (to which both employees and employers contribute), provide financial assistance to individuals who are temporarily out of work. It is managed by the Australian government.

Each of these social security contributions plays a vital role in Australia's social welfare system, providing support and stability to the workforce and the broader community.

Australia GST Rates in Australia

GST rates for Australia are reviewed annually, you can use the GST Calculator to calculate GST due in Australia or use the Reverse GST Calculator to calculate the net cost of goods/services after deducting GST.

Australia GST Rates
GST RateGST Description
10%Standard Rate

Historic Tax Tables supported for Australia

The following tax tables are supported by iCalculator™ AU as part of the suite of free tax tools we provide for Australia.