Calculating income tax

The general tax which the working population in the municipality of Esbjerg can expect to pay is 37,3 % on an income that exceeds DKK 64.300 a year and 52,3% on an income that exceeds DKK 421.000 a year. Taxes will be lower if you have more than 12 km of transportation to and from work, dept with interests, pension contributions, a membership of an unemployment fund etc.

Below you will find two examples on the calculation of taxes. Both examples are for singles with no child support. All figures and calculations are per year.

 Example 1

Salary income gross (incl. labour market contribution)  DKK 391.250
Labour market Contribution 8% DKK 31.300
Taxed Salary income (excl. Labour market contribution) DKK 360.000
Deduction employment 22.300 DKK 22.300
Deduction personal allowance DKK 42.000
Bottom-bracket tax of 295.700 DKK 110.296
NET salary DKK 249.704

  
  
 Example 2

Salary income gross (incl. labour market contribution)  DKK 587.050
Labour market Contribution 8% DKK 46.964
Taxed Salary income (excl. Labour market contribution) DKK 540.000
Deduction employment 22.300 DKK 22.300
Deduction personal allowance DKK 42.000
Bottom-bracket tax of 475.000 DKK DKK 133.049
Top-bracket tax of 119.000 DKK 62.237
NET salary DKK 344.714