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Feb 21, 2012

Personal Income Tax Rates in Korea for 2012

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%

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