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$ 62,500.00 Salary Income Tax Calculation

✔ Complete income tax calculations and salary example for $ 62,500.00 salary per annum


Understanding this Tax Example

This income tax calculation for an individual earning $ 62,500.00 per annum is provided to allow you to compare salaries and understand the tax and payroll deductions that are applied during the 2019/20 tax year.

The Jamaica salary and tax examples provides an overview of salary deductions followed by the details of the calculations and explanation of how income tax is calculated and deducted from your salary. Our aim is to make the tax calculation transparent so you can clearly understand how your tax, salary deductions and contributions are calculated.

The $ 62,500.00 salary income tax calculation uses default setting to illustrate Pension, National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Education Tax, National Housing Trust (NHT) and income tax deductions. You can also produce your own bespoke income tax calculation by entering your own income and expenditure for 2019/20 in the Jamaica Income Tax Calculator.

$ 62,500.00 Salary Example

The $ 62,500.00 salary example shows the payslip amounts for each month during a normal year. As a standard year has two parts of a tax year your monthly take home pay will change in Jun.

Standard tax calculations and salary examples normally illustrate a full tax year and not a Jan-Dec year. We show this example here as this is the common example illustration on Jamaica Gov. website.

Monthly Employee Payroll Taxes and Contributions (January to December 2019)
Jan - Mar Apr - DecTax Year
Monthly Income $ 5,208.33$ 5,208.33 $ 62,500.00
Income Tax $0.00$0.00 $0.00
Education Tax $ 114.26$ 114.26 $ 1,371.09
NHT $ 104.17$ 104.17 $ 1,250.00
NIS $ 130.21$ 130.21 $ 1,562.50
Total $ 348.63$ 348.63 $ 4,183.59

Net Pay $ 4,859.70$ 4,859.70 $ 58,316.41

$ 62,500.00 Income Tax Calculation

Income Tax is calculation based on the amount you earn. Income tax is calculated on a threshold basis with certain tax years applying different rates applied depending on your income. The table below illustrates an income tax calculation for a $ 62,500.00 per annum salary in 2019/20.

Income Tax Calculation 2019/20
$ 60,937.50 Taxable Income in 2019/20
x% Standard Income Tax Rate in 2019/20

=$0.00 Income Tax Due in 2019/20

In Jamaica, each individual is entitled to tax free personal allowance. This allowance changes with your age with an additional element for retired Jamaicans. The table below illustrates the personal tax allowance in Jamaica for an individual aged 25 for the 2019/20 tax year.

Personal Allowance Calculation 2019/20
$0.00 Standard Individual Allowance in 2019/20

=$0.00 Total Personal Allowance in 2019/20

For those who prefer a full tax year calculation or to view full employer costs, tax calculation examples and more detailed outputs, use the Jamaica Tax Calculator where you can choose the type of calculation output you wish to view.

National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Example

NIS is a social security scheme that is funded by compulsory deductions from employee and employer salary deductions. NIS provides financial protection to individual workers and their families in the event there is loss of income as a result of an injury on at work, if incapacitated, when retired or in the unfortunate death of the individual concerned.

The NIS example below shows how NIS deductions are calculated in 2019/20 tax year for an annual salary of $ 62,500.00.

National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Calculation 2019/20
$ 62,500.00 Annual Salary in 2019/20
+$0.00 Other Income in 2019/20

=$ 62,500.00 Total Income in 2019/20
$ 1,500,000.00 National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Ceiling in 2019/20

=$ 62,500.00 Amount subject to NIS in 2019/20 (the lesser of the two amounts above)
x2.5% National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Rate in 2019/20

=$ 1,562.50 National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Due in 2019/20

You can calculate and see the calculations for Employer NIS contributions on the Jamaica Tax Calculator, you can also see the total cost of employment for an employee earning $ 62,500.00.

Education Tax Calculation

Education tax is paid by all individuals aged 18 to 65. The education tax deduction is taken directly from employee salaries with education tax rates applied against employees and employers. See the Jamaica Tax tables for the latest Education Tax rates.

Education Tax Calculation 2019/20
$ 62,500.00 Annual Salary in 2019/20
x% Education Tax contribution percentage in 2019/20

=$0.00 Total Education Tax due in 2019/20

National Housing Trust (NHT) Example

NHT is a government scheme designed to provide low interest loans to NHT Contributors who in turn build, buy or repair/improve their houses. NHT can also be used to buy or build on 'lots'. The NHT calculation below illustrates the NHT salary deductions in 2019/20 for an annual salary of $ 62,500.00.

National Housing Trust (NHT) Calculation 2019/20
$ 62,500.00 Annual Salary in 2019/20
x2% National Housing Trust contribution percentage in 2019/20

=$ 1,250.00 Total National Housing Trust due in 2019/20

Salary Deduction in 2019/20

Total Salary Deductions Calculation 2019/20
$0.00 Pension Contributions in 2019/20
+$ 1,562.50 Employer National Insurance Scheme (NIS) due in 2019/20
+$ 1,371.09 Education Tax due in 2019/20
+$ 1,250.00 National Housing Trust (NHT) due in 2019/20
+$0.00 Income Tax due in 2019/20

=$ 4,183.59 Total Salary Deductions in 2019/20

Education Tax Calculation

Low Income tax credits are calculated based ona threshold approach with the non-refundable tax credit phasing out as you earn more income.

Education Tax Calculation 2019/20
$ 62,500.00 Annual Salary in 2019/20
x% Education Tax contribution percentage in 2019/20

=$0.00 Total Education Tax due in 2019/20

Disclaimer: whilst we aim for 100% accuracy in our payroll, tax and salary calculations we make no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information herein. This tool is provided free of charge to support those who are looking at alternate salaries or to improve the knowledge and understanding of income tax in Jamaica, it is not a 100% accurate tax return or tax refund calculation. If however you do spot a mistake in our calculations, the rates or thresholds used, please get in touch. Whilst we make no guarantees on the accuracy on the tax calculations, we do aim to be 100% accurate. This position allows us to support our community without any unnecessary grumpiness or actions from legal folk.