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Federal Income Tax Rates
|Tax Rate||Single filers||Married filing
|Head of household|
|10%||$0 to $9,950||$0 to $19,900||$0 to $9,950||$0 to $14,200|
|12%||$9,951 to $40,525||$19,901 to $81,050||$9,951 to $40,525||$14,201 to $54,200|
|22%||$40,526 to $86,375||$81,051 to $172,750||$40,526 to $86,375||$54,201 to $86,350|
|24%||$86,376 to $164,925||$172,751 to $329,850||$86,376 to $164,925||$86,351 to $164,900|
|32%||$164,926 to $209,425||$329,851 to $418,850||$164,926 to $209,425||$164,901 to $209,400|
|35%||$209,426 to $523,600||$418,851 to $628,300||$209,426 to $314,150||$209,401 to $523,600|
|37%||$523,601 or more||$628,301 or more||$314,151 or more||$523,601 or more|
Frequently asked questions
Federal income tax rates increase as taxable income increases. Your tax bracket is the rate that is applied to your top slice of income. Learn more about
Taxable income typically includes wages, salaries, bonuses, commissions, and tips, but can be complex as the IRS classifies other types of earnings as taxable income as well. Learn more about determining your
The marginal tax rate is the tax you pay on each additional dollar of your income. The federal marginal tax rate increases as income increases, and is based on the progressive tax method used in the United States.
The federal income tax rate at which you’re taxed depends on your income tax bracket. Generally, the more income you earn, the higher your tax rate. Learn more about income tax rates
More About Tax Brackets
What Is My Tax Bracket?
The federal income tax system is progressive, which means different tax rates apply to different portions of your total income. “Tax bracket” refers to the highest tax rate charged on your income.
Taxable Income vs.
Income comes in various forms, including wages, salaries, interest, tips and commissions. Nontaxable income won’t be taxed, whether or not it is entered on your tax return.