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2008 Tax Tables

✔ 2008 Tax Rates, Thresholds and Allowance for Individuals, Companies, Trusts and Small Business Corporations (SBC) in Jamaica

You are viewing the income tax rates, thresholds and allowances for the 2008 Tax Year in Jamaica. If you are looking for an alternative tax year, please select one below.

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The following tax rates, thresholds and allowances are valid for the 2007 - 2008 Tax Year in Jamaica which is known as the 2008 Tax Year. The Tax Year runs from 1 July 2007 - 30 June 2008

Jamaica Tax Tables 2008 [Employee/Employer Taxes ∓ Contributions
25% PAYE Income Tax Rate
$ 196,872.00 PAYE Income Tax Threshold
% PAYE Income Tax Additional Rate
$0.00 PAYE Income Tax Additional Threshold
$ 45,000.00 Over 65 Allowance
$ 45,000.00 Pensioner Allowance
2.5% NIS Employee Rate
$ 1,500,000.00 NIS Employee Ceiling
2.5% NIS Employer Rate
$ 37,500.00 NIS Employer Ceiling
2% NHT Employee Rate
3% NHT Employer Rate
2.25% Education Tax Employee Rate
3.5% Education Tax Employer Rate
3% HEART Employer Rate
$ 173,328.00% HEART Employer Threshold

Employer and Employee Taxes & Contributions tables are used to calculated individual salaries, apply tax deductions and tax credits to produce a net take home pay (your income after deductions). Below is an example salary after tax deductions based on the 2007 - 2008 tax tables.

$ 339,200.00 Salary Income Tax Calculation and Salary Example

$ 339,200.00 Income Tax Calculations for 2008
Yearly%1Salary/Tax Component
$ 339,200.00100.00%Total Income
$ 330,720.0097.50%Statuatory Income
$ 7,441.202.19%Education Tax
$ 6,784.002.00%NHT
$ 8,480.002.50%NIS
$ 22,705.206.69%Total Deductions
$ 316,494.8093.31%Net Pay
$ 369,728.00109.00%Salary Package Value

1 Percentage expressed in relation to Gross Income [$ 339,200.00].

Employer Payroll Calculations

The following calculation tables illustrate the standard salary deductions in 2007 - 2008 Tax Year for an anual salary of $ 339,200.00

Employer Payroll Calculation 2008/09
$ 339,200.00 Employee Salary in 2008/09
$ 10,176.00 Employer NHT in 2008/09
$ 8,480.00 Employer NIS in 2008/09
$ 11,872.00 Employer Education Tax in 2008/09

=$ 369,728.00 Total Cost of Employee in 2008/09

Employer National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Calculation 2008/09
$ 339,200.00 Annual Salary in 2008/09
x2.5% Employer National Insurance Scheme (NIS) contribution rate in 2008/09

=$ 8,480.00 Employer National Insurance Scheme (NIS) due in 2008/09
Employer Education Tax Calculation 2008/09
$ 339,200.00 Annual Salary in 2008/09
x3.5% Employer Education Tax contribution rate in 2008/09

=$ 11,872.00 Employer Education Tax due in 2008/09

Employer National Housing Trust (NHT) Calculation 2008/09
$ 339,200.00 Annual Salary in 2008/09
x3% Employer National Housing Trust (NHT) contribution rate in 2008/09

=$ 11,872.00 Employer National Housing Trust (NHT) due in 2008/09

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