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Sweden Tax Tables 2023 - Tax Rates and Thresholds in Sweden

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This page contains the tax table information used for the calculation of tax and payroll deductions in Sweden in 2023. These tax tables are used for the tax and payroll calculators published on iCalculator™ SE, these tools are provided for your free use on our website. If you would like additional tax table information added to the tax calculators for Sweden or would like to add to or suggest amendments to the information herein then please contact us.

Sweden Personal Income Tax Tables in 2023

The Income tax rates and personal allowances in Sweden are updated annually with new tax tables published for Resident and Non-resident taxpayers. The Tax tables below include the tax rates, thresholds and allowances included in the Sweden Tax Calculator 2023.

Sweden Residents Income Tax Tables in 2023
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
0%Income from kr 0.000.00to kr 550,700.00
20%Income from kr 550,700.01 and above
Sweden Non-residents Income Tax Tables in 2023
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
25%Flat rate on all taxable income

Municipal Income Tax Tables

We currently use a flat municipal tax rate for illustrations in our 2023 income tax calculators for Sweden, if you would like us to add specific rates for specific municipalities, please contact us and provide details or the rates and locations you would like integrated into the tool [there is no charge for this upgrade, we simply ask you complete checks once the rates are integrated].

Sweden Municipal Income Tax Tables in 2023
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateResidence StatusTaxable Income Threshold
32%Residentkr 550,700.00
0%Non-resident Statuskr 0.00

Sweden Social Security Rates in 2023

In Sweden, both employees and employers contribute to the social security system. These contributions fund various public welfare programs and benefits. Here, we'll explore the different types of social security contributions made in Sweden and what each of these contributions funds, excluding specific rate details.

Sweden Social Security in 2023: Rates for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployerTotal
Social Insurance7%31.42%38.42%
Sweden Social Security in 2023: Earnings Thresholds for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployer
Social Insurancen/akr 37,604.00n/an/a
Pensionn/akr 41,948.00n/an/a

Types of Social Security Contributions

Swedish social security contributions are diversified into several categories, each serving a specific purpose in the welfare system.

1. Health Insurance

Health insurance contributions provide funding for the public healthcare system in Sweden. This includes access to medical care, hospital services, and other health-related support.

2. Pension Contributions

These contributions are directed towards the national pension system, ensuring financial security for individuals in their retirement years.

3. Parental Insurance

Parental insurance contributions support parents with financial assistance during maternity, paternity, and parental leave, allowing them to take time off work to care for their children.

4. Unemployment Insurance

Contributions to unemployment insurance provide financial support to individuals who are temporarily out of work. This helps in maintaining a stable income during periods of unemployment.

5. Work Injury Insurance

This insurance offers protection and benefits to employees who suffer from work-related injuries or illnesses, covering medical treatment and rehabilitation costs.

6. Disability and Survivor Benefits

Contributions towards disability and survivor benefits provide financial assistance to individuals who are unable to work due to disability and to the families of deceased workers.

Contribution Responsibilities

In Sweden, both employees and employers are responsible for making social security contributions, though the exact nature and division of these responsibilities vary.

Employee Contributions

Employees contribute a portion of their salary to certain types of social security funds, primarily for pension and unemployment insurance.

Employer Contributions

Employers make more comprehensive contributions covering a wider range of social security benefits, including health insurance, work injury insurance, and parental insurance.

Sweden VAT Rates in Sweden

VAT rates for Sweden are reviewed annually, you can use the VAT Calculator to calculate VAT due in Sweden or use the Reverse VAT Calculator to calculate the net cost of goods/services after deducting VAT.

Sweden VAT Rates
VAT RateVAT Description
0%Zero Rated
6%Reduced Rate
12%Reduced Rate
25%Standard Rate

Historic Tax Tables supported for Sweden

The following tax tables are supported by iCalculator™ SE as part of the suite of free tax tools we provide for Sweden.