Alabama Tax Brackets, Rates and Standard Deductions

You can prepare and e-File your 2021 Alabama Income Taxes here on eFile.com together with your Federal Income Tax Return. Information on how to only file a Alabama State Income Return.

Find Alabama income tax forms, tax brackets and rates by tax year.

If you still need to file a return for a previous tax year, find the Alabama tax forms below. You can complete and sign the forms here on eFile.com before you mail them to the AL Department of Revenue. For Federal or IRS back taxes access the tax forms here.

Below find links to other important Alabama income tax return information and other related features (e.g. tax extension, amendment, etc.)

Alabama Income Tax Returns

Alabama Income Taxes
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Income Tax Brackets, Rates, Income Ranges, and Estimated Taxes Due

Here you can find how your Alabama based income is taxed at different rates within the given tax brackets. When you prepare your return on eFile.com this is all calculated for you based on your income.

Alabama Tax Brackets for Tax Year 2021

Alabama taxes at different rates depending on how much income you make within the given brackets. Any income over $3,000 for single persons, heads of families, married filing separate, or $6,000 for married filing jointly would be taxed at the highest rate of 5.00%.

Tax Rate
Filing Status
Income Range
Taxes Due
2%
Single/MFS/HOH
$0 - $500
2% within Bracket
MFJ
$0 - $1,000
2% within Bracket
4%
Single/MFS/HOH
$501 - $3,000
$10.00 plus 4%
MFJ
$1,001 - $6,000
$20.00 plus 4%
5%
Single/MFS/HOH
$3,001 or more
$110 plus 5% over $3,001
MFJ
$6,001 or more
$220 plus 5% over $6,001

Alabama Tax Brackets for Tax Year 2020

Previous Tax Year Tax Rates for Alabama.

Tax Rate
Filing Status
Income Range
Taxes Due
2%
Single/MFS/HOH
$0 - $500
2% within Bracket
MFJ
$0 - $1,000
2% within Bracket
4%
Single/MFS/HOH
$501 - $3,000
$10.00 plus 4%
MFJ
$1,001 - $6,000
$20.00 plus 4%
5%
Single/MFS/HOH
$3,001 or more
$110 plus 5% over $3,001
MFJ
$6,001 or more
$220 plus 5% over $6,001

2021 Alabama Standard Deductions

Tax Year
Status
Amount
2021
Single
$2,500
Married Separate
$2,500
Married Jointly
$7,500
HOH/Qualifying Widower
$2,500
2020
Single
$2,500
Married Separate
$2,500
Married Jointly
$7,500
HOH/Qualifying Widower
$2,500

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