# Excel: how to use if, and or statements to calculate bonus

I need to calculate bonuses for employees based on their salary and number of children they have based on the following table

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Commented:
If you have salary in column A and Kids in column B, use this formula in column C:

=IF(AND(A2<800,B2>=3),300,IF(AND(A2<800,B2>0),150,IF(AND(A2<1000,B2>=3),200,IF(AND(A2<1000,B2>0),100,IF(AND(A2<1200,B2>=3),120,IF(AND(A2>=1200,B2>=3),60,IF(AND(A2>=1200,B2>0),50,0)))))))

Flyster
CalcBonus.xlsx
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Commented:
Hi,

Or you could use

=MAX(IF(AND(A1<800,B1>=3),300),IF(A1<800,150),IF(AND(A1<1000,B1>=2),200),IF(A1<1000,100),IF(AND(A1<1200,B1>=3),120),IF(AND(A1>1200,B1>=3),60),50)
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Finance AnalystCommented:
If you were to reformat your table with Salary down the side, number of kids across the top and bonus in the grid, you could use an INDEX or MATCH lookup to find your required value.

Thanks
Rob H
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Finance AnalystCommented:
By having a grid as suggested above I was able to get the attached results.

Question though, what happens for those with no kids? I have assumed zero bonus.

Thanks
Rob H
Bonus-chart.xlsx
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Author Commented:
thank you . this worked successfully.
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Author Commented:
Flyster your solution worked but not entirely.
For the condition where :
salary kid
850            0
900            2
900            0

it returned 0. where in fact, it should've returned 100,200,100 respectively.
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