Salary rate
Annual
Month
Semimonthly
Weekly
Day
Hour
Withholding
Salary
10,000 KWD
Social Security
** - 258 KWD
Total tax
- 258 KWD
Net pay
* 9,743 KWD
Marginal tax rate
0.0%
Average tax rate
2.6%
97.4%
Net pay
2.6%
Total tax
Total tax
Net pay
Summary
If you make 120,000 KWD a year living in Kuwait, you will be taxed 3,090 KWD. That means that your net pay will be 116,910 KWD per year, or 9,743 KWD per month. Your average tax rate is 2.6% and your marginal tax rate is 0.0%. This marginal tax rate means that your immediate additional income will be taxed at this rate. For instance, an increase of 100 KWD in your salary will be taxed 0 KWD, hence, your net pay will only increase by 100 KWD.
Bonus Example
A 1,000 KWD bonus will generate an extra 1,000 KWD of net incomes. A 5,000 KWD bonus will generate an extra 5,000 KWD of net incomes.
NOTE* Deductions are calculated based on the tables of Kuwait, income tax. For simplification purposes some variables (such as marital status and others) have been assumed. This document does not represent legal authority and shall be used for approximation purposes only.

NOTE** Since January 1st, 2015, employee contributions to Kuwait's social security have increased by 2.5%, for a total of 10.5%. After a certain salary cap, the contribution goes back to 8%.