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Calculate your APIT Tax

The Sri Lankan government replaced the previously applied Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax with a revised tax policy known as the Advance Personal Income Tax (APIT) which came into effect from the year of assessment 2020/2021.

Answer a few simple questions to calculate your Advanced Personal Income tax.

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What do you want to calculate?

Who are you?

*A non-citizen non-resident is someone who doesn’t spend over 183 days in the country during a year.

Monthly Regular Profit

Use this calculator to figure out how much tax you have to pay on your monthly salary + benefits from employment.

*This tax will only apply to you if your monthly income from employment is above Rs 250,000.

Monthly Income
Total Tax

What is your monthly income from employment?

Your monthly income is any cash and noncash benefits you earn from your employment. This can include your salary + any benefits.

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Here’s how much tax you have to pay on your monthly income from employment

Rs 0
According to your monthly earnings, you’re taxed at 0%

Monthly Regular Profit

Use this calculator to figure out how much tax you have to pay on your monthly salary + benefits from employment.

*This tax will only apply to you if your monthly income from employment is above Rs 250,000.

Monthly Income
Total Tax

What is your monthly income from employment?

Your monthly income is any cash and noncash benefits you earn from your employment. This can include your salary + any benefits.

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Ms. Joy is a non-resident non-citizen employee working for an apparel company in Sri Lanka.

Her monthly income from employment is Rs 650,000.

For her income of Rs 650,000 she has to pay a tax of Rs 72,000.

Here’s how much tax you have to pay on your monthly income from employment

Rs 0
According to your monthly earnings, you’re taxed at 0%

Lump Sum Earnings

Use this calculator to figure out how much tax you have to pay on your bonus earnings during the current financial year.

A bonus is a subcategory of Lump-sum earnings. Other Lump-sum earnings include leave encashments, medical expense reimbursements and etc.

*This tax will only apply to you if your monthly income from employment is above Rs 250,000.

Monthly Income
Total Tax

What is your monthly income from employment?

Your monthly income from employment is any cash and noncash benefits you recieve from your employment. This can include your salary + any benefits.

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Mr. Minhaj is an employee of a finance company in Sri Lanka.

His income for each month is Rs 400,000 from employment (cash and non-cash benefits).

He has earned a monthly salary from April 2020 till June 2020. In addition to his monthly income, he has also received a bonus of Rs 2,000,000 in June 2020.

He has to pay Rs 168,000 on his bonus for the month of June.

How many months have you been paid your salary in total this current financial year?

A financial year takes place from April to March. For example, April 2020 to March 2021 is one financial year. So, enter the number of months you have been paid so far in the current financial year.

How many months remain for you to be paid during the current financial year?

Enter the number of months left for you to be paid in the current financial year.

Have you earned any Lump-Sum earnings this financial year?

A good example of a lump-sum earning is your bonus. If you have earned a lump-sum from employment, enter that amount here.

Rs

Here’s how much tax you have to pay on your bonus

Rs 0
According to your monthly earnings, you’re taxed at 0%

Lump Sum Earnings

Use this calculator to figure out how much tax you have to pay on your bonus earnings during the current financial year.

A bonus is a subcategory of Lump-sum earnings. Other Lump-sum earnings include leave encashments, medical expense reimbursements and etc.

*This tax will only apply to you if your monthly income from employment is above Rs 250,000.

Monthly Income
Total Tax

What is your monthly income from employment?

Your monthly income from employment is any cash and noncash benefits you recieve from your employment. This can include your salary + any benefits.

Rs

Ms. Joy is a non-resident non-citizen employee working for an apparel company in Sri Lanka.

Her monthly income from employment is Rs 650,000.

For her income of Rs 650,000 she has to pay a tax of Rs 72,000.

Ms. Joy received a bonus payment of Rs 2,000,000 in June 2020.

She has to pay Rs 360,000 on her bonus for June.

How many months have you been paid your salary in total this current financial year?

A financial year takes place from April to March. For example, April 2020 to March 2021 is one financial year. So, enter the number of months you have been paid so far in the current financial year.

How many months remain for you to be paid during the current financial year?

Enter the number of months left for you to be paid in the current financial year.

Have you earned any Lump-Sum earnings this financial year?

A good example of a lump-sum earning is your bonus. If you have earned a lump-sum from employment, enter that amount here.

Rs

Here’s how much tax you have to pay on your bonus

Rs 0
According to your monthly earnings, you’re taxed at 0%
How does the Simplebooks APIT Tax Calculator Work?

1. Select the calculator that applies to you.

Every calculator comes with a ‘use case description’ to help you find the right fit.

2. Answer a few simple questions

Once you find the calculator you’re looking for, all you have to do is answer a few important questions. Your answers will help us understand exactly how much tax you need to pay, so make sure they’re accurate and up-to-date.

3. Find out how much tax you have to pay

With the information you give us, our calculators will tell you exactly how much tax you have to pay. 

How is APIT Tax calculated?

Every year, the Sri Lankan government decides and implements its tax policy throughout the country. The APIT Tax replaced the PAYE Tax.

Read our detailed blog about how APIT taxes are calculated, and about how the Simplebooks Tax Calculator computes your taxes. 

Advance Personal Income Tax (APIT Tax)

The Advanced Personal Income Tax (APIT Tax) replaced the Pay As You Earn Tax (PAYE Tax) in Sri Lanka.

Advance Personal Income Tax is applicable for:

  • Monthly Regular Profit
  • Lump Sum Earnings
  • Cumulative Regular Profits
  • Once And For All Payments
  • Secondary Income