$20,000 Salary

NZ Tax Summary for $20,000

What is my take home pay on $20,000 salary?

Earning $20,000 salary per year before tax in New Zealand, your net take home pay will be $17,202.00 per year. This is equivalent to $1,433.50 per month, or $330.81 per week.

Your average tax rate will be 13.99%. Your marginal tax rate will be 17.50% which is in the 2nd tax bracket. 1.39% ACC will also be deducted.

These amounts will differ if you belong to Kiwisaver or have a Student Loan.

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How much tax will I pay on $20,000 salary?

On $20,000 annual salary you will pay $2,520.00 PAYE tax and $278.00 ACC.


Tax composition

Tax Bracket Attributable Income Tax Component Residual
10.50% $14,000.00 $1,470.00 $12,530.00
17.50% $6,000.00 $1,050.00 $4,950.00
30.00% $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
33.00% $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $20,000.00 $2,520.00 $17,480.00

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Summary

After paying tax and ACC, the amount of income from a $20,000.00 annual salary is:

  • $17,202.00 per annum
  • $1,433.50 per month
  • $661.62 per fortnight
  • $330.81 per week

Giving an effective tax rate of 13.99%
(12.6% + 1.39% ACC)

These rates are valid for income earned from 2020-04-01. Calculations presented on this page are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute financial advice. Please check with your accountant or IRD to clarify your exact tax position.