Check the Income Tax Table for 2024 in the Philippines

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Get familiar with the Philippine income tax table for 2024 and know your tax bracket, the amount owed, and how to compute your tax dues.

Check the Income Tax Table for 2024 in the Philippines
Check the Income Tax Table for 2024 in the Philippines

It’s the new year! It’s time for changes and new beginnings. For the majority of the working class and businesses, it also means the inevitable income tax updates.

This year, expect more changes in the tax system. Filipino taxpayers are generally going to enjoy their hard-earned money a little more in 2023. That is quite welcome news. Individual and foreign resident taxpayers alike now have lower tax rates.

That’s due to the lower annual income tax rates that the Philippines’ TRAIN Law is now enforcing.

Income Tax (TRAIN) Calculator

The TRAIN Law in Action

On December 19, 2017, then-President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 10963, the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion or TRAIN Act. It is under the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP).

What is CTRP?

The Comprehensive Tax Reform Program or CTRP aims to make the tax system simpler, fairer, and more efficient. As a result, this will accelerate poverty reduction and address existing inequalities in a sustainable way.

What does TRAIN Law do?

TRAIN Law aims to simplify the Philippine Tax System so that it is more fair and efficient to promote investments. On top of this, it also aims to raise revenues from tax collection for the country’s growth. Such collections will then finance the country’s investments in health, education, and social services.

Income Tax Rates Imposed

The TRAIN Law amended Section 24 of the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC) before. This regards the tax rates for individuals.

The amendment assigned two schedules for changing the rates. The second schedule started on January 1, 2023.

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is implementing rate changes in people’s income taxes through the TRAIN Law. This year, expect the following:

Lower Income Tax Deductions:

  • 15% to 30% (previously 20% to 32%) personal income tax rate (based on the tax bracket) for anyone with an annual taxable income of less than P8 million
  • 35%  personal income tax rate for anyone with an annual taxable income of more than P8 million
  • Still NO personal income tax rate for anyone earning below P250,000

This is the 2024 Revised Annual Income Tax Table:

Net Taxable IncomeNet Taxable IncomeTax Rate
OverBut not over
250,000400,00015% of the excess over 250,000
400,000800,00022,500 + 20% of the excess over 400,000
800,0002,000,000102,500 + 25% of the excess over 800,000
2,000,0008,000,000402,500 + 30% of the excess over 2,000,000
8,000,0002,202,500 + 35% of the excess over 8,000,000
Income Tax (TRAIN) Calculator

Lower Withholding Tax Deductions

The schedule also affects the rate of withholding taxes on employees’ purely compensation income.

This is the 2024 Revised Withholding Tax Table:

Taxable IncomeTax Due
Not over 250,0000%
Over 250,000 but not over 400,00015% of the excess over 250,000
Over 400,000 but not over 800,00022,500 + 20% of the excess over 400,000
Over 800,000 but not over 2,000,000102,500 + 25% of the excess over 800,000
Over 2,000,000 but not over 8,000,000402,500 + 30% of the excess over 2,000,000
Over 8,000,0002,202,500 + 35% of the excess over 8,000,000

No More BIR Form 2550M

Companies that are VAT-registered need not file any Monthly VAT Return (BIR Form 2550M). Instead of the usual twelve (12) returns, they are now required to file only four (4) returns starting this year. They must still submit the Quarterly VAT Return (BIR Form 2550Q) within 25 days after every taxable quarter. 

The due dates remain.

Previously Lower Income Tax Rates to Go Up

The Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprise (CREATE) Law previously lowered taxpayers’ rates to help individuals and businesses recover from the effects of COVID-19. On July 1, 2023, the original rates reverted for those certain taxpayers.

These were the updates:

  • Percentage Tax – from 1% back to 3%
  • Minimum Corporate Income Tax – from 1% back to 2%
  • Special Income Tax for Non-Profit Proprietary Education Institutions and Hospitals – from 1% to 10%

The changes in the annual income tax rates are considered positive news. That is, with the exception of those who benefitted from the CREATE Law prior to 2023.

No one is exempt from the TRAIN Law, be it individuals paying personal income taxes or businesses taking care of taxable income.

Overall, these changes are designed to improve different sectors in the country. 


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