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FAQ: What is the basic amount?

The “basic amount” for companies is the taxable income assessed for the latest preceding year of assessment, less any taxable capital gain included.

For natural person is taxable income assessed for the latest preceding year of assessment less, any taxable portion of a lump sum benefit or severance benefit, other than any amount included under paragraph (eA) of the definition of “gross income”. Also excluded are any amounts (other than severance benefits) contemplated in paragraph (d) of the definition of “gross income.

 

The basic amount must be increased by 8% of the basic amount per year if an estimate is made more than 18 months after the end of the latest preceding year of assessment.

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