Tax Tables

Current tax tables in use came into force from 13 October 2020 continue to apply through the 2020-21 and 2021-22 years (with limited exceptions noted below).

From 1 July 2021, new withholding rates apply for Schedule 8 – Statement of formulas for calculating study and training support loans components (NAT 3539). All other withholding rates remain unchanged.

From 1 July 2021 Schedule 4 (super income streams (NAT 70982)) and Schedule 13 (return to work payments (NAT 3347)) have minor content changes, but no change to the withholding rates. Full details at ato.gov.au

Current tax withholding schedules

Full details and all other tables are published at ato.gov.au

Scales 1 to 6 All-In-One Individual Tax Withholding Spreadsheet Calculator For 2021-22

A downloadable Excel spreadsheet withholding calculator for individuals which has the most commonly used tax scales weekly, fortnightly, monthly and quarterly calculations.

This is a paid tool, but it won’t break the bank. Check it out here.

Tax withholding spreadsheet calculator for 2021-22

The tool handles calculations for tax scales 1 to 6 all in one, together with resident, non-resident, optional medicare levy reduction, HECS/HELP loan additions and claiming of tax offsets.

Previous years’ withholding schedules

Some (incomplete series) tables from earlier years have been retained on this site and can be accessed here:

The Mobile App – free from the Tax Office

The Tax Office’s free mobile app contains a number of handy tax tools, and includes a salary and wage PAYG tax withholding calculator. Information: get the ATO App

Further info and sources

This page was last modified 2021-11-29