As with the corporate tax rate, the government passed a law to decrease tax rates in Korea, however, the government has backpedaled and scrapped the law. The taxes will increase for individuals with adjusted gross incomes over KRW 88mil/year.
TAX BRACKETS TAX RATES
KRW 12mil or Less 6.6%
KRW 12mil to KRW 46mil 16.5%
KRW 46mil to KRW 88mil 26.4%
KRW 88mil to KRW 300mil 38.5%
OVER KRW 300mil 41.8%
Recent posts on Korean Tax Law:
- Korea Tax Tribunal on the Adjustment of Value of Imported Goods and Transfer Pricing
- Tax Qualified Mergers in Korea
- Korean Individual Income Tax Rates: Incomes Taxes Rates on the Rise in Korea
- Korean Corporate Tax Rates: Corporate Taxes to Rise in Korea
- Korea Islamic Bond Tax Bill is Doomed because of Fundamentalist Christians
- Tax Exempt Foreign-Denominated Bonds in Korea Coming to an End for Holders with Offices in Korea
IPG will be updating the readers of The Korean Law Blog, The Asian Law Blog and The China Law & Business Blog on updates to China, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Korea the Philippines, Vietnam tax law over the next couple of weeks on IPG’s blogs.
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- Statutes & Regulations Governing Business Combinations in Korea: Korean Mergers & Acquisitions Basics
- The Korean Law Blog Nominated for Best Law Blog Award
- Filing your U.S. Taxes as an Expat in Korea: Foreign Earned Income Tax Exclusion
- Doing Business in Korea: A blog and webroll
- File Your U.S. Taxes in Korea: Earned Income Tax Exclusion/FBAR
- The Korean Tax Law Reform Proposal of 2022
- Korean Currency Control Laws Revised: Korea Won – Yuan
- Can a Foreign Company be Deemed a Domestic Company for Tax Purposes and Taxed on Worldwide Income?
- Establishing a Company in Korea: New Korean Corporate Forms Available under Revised Korean Code
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