Who are the Tax Payers? Any Indian citizen aged below 60 years is liable to pay income tax, if their income exceeds Rs 2.5 lakhs. If the individual is above 60 years of age and earns more than Rs 2.5 lakhs, he/she will have to pay taxes to the Government of India.
Without taxes, the government would have no money to provide services. Without taxes, we would live in a very different society. If asked whether it would be a good idea to get rid of taxes, most people would probably answer 'yes'. Paying less tax would mean that people had more money of their own to spend.
2020 federal income tax brackets
|Tax rate||Taxable income bracket||Tax owed|
|10%||$0 to $14,100||10% of taxable income|
|12%||$14,101 to $53,700||$1,410 plus 12% of the amount over $14,100|
|22%||$53,701 to $85,500||$6,162 plus 22% of the amount over $53,700|
|24%||$85,501 to $163,300||$13,158 plus 24% of the amount over $85,500|
Credits may earn you a tax refund The IRS offers a number of tax credits that you can take directly off your taxes rather than your income. If you qualify for tax credits, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit or Additional Child Tax Credit, you can receive a refund even if your tax is $0.Aug 13, 2021
(a) California's only local income tax is a San Francisco payroll tax, while New Jersey's is a Newark payroll tax, neither of which are included in Census data. (b) Flat-rate wage taxes are imposed in Denver and four other Colorado cities, along with four cities in West Virginia.Jul 30, 2019