Maryland Tax Brackets, Rate

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Here you can find how your Maryland 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.

Maryland Tax Brackets for Tax Year 2021

As shown below, MD tax rates for Tax Year 2021 did not increase.

Tax Rate
Filing Status
Income Range
Taxes Due
2%
Single or MFS
$0 to $1,000
2% of Income
MFJ or HOH
$0 to $1000
2% of Income
3%
Single or MFS
$1,000 to $2,000
$20 plus 3.00%
MFJ or HOH
$1,000 to $2,000
$20 plus 3.00%
4%
Single or MFS
$2,000 to $3,000
$50 plus 4.00%
MFJ or HOH
$2,000 to $3,000
$50 plus 4.00%
4.75%
Single or MFS
$3,000 to $100,000
$90 plus 4.75%
MFJ or HOH
$3,000 - $150,000
$90 plus 4.75%
5%
Single or MFS
$100,000 - $125,000
$4,697.50 plus 5.00%
MFJ or HOH
$150,000 - $175,000
$7,072.50 plus 5.00%
5.25%
Single or MFS
$125,000 - $150,000
$5,947.50 plus 5.25%
MFJ or HOH
$175,000 - $225,000
$8,322.50 plus 5.25%
5.50%
Single or MFS
$150,000 - $250,000
$7,260.00 plus 5.50%
MFJ or HOH
$225,000 - $300,000
$10,947.50 plus 5.50%
5.75%
Single or MFS
over $250,000
$12,760.00 plus 5.75% of the excess of $250,000
MFJ or HOH
over $300,000
$15,072.50 plus 5.75% of the excess over $300,000

Maryland Tax Brackets for Tax Year 2020

Any income over $250,000 for Single, and $300,000 for Married Filing Separately taxpayers would be taxed at the rate of 5.75%.

Tax Rate
Filing Status
Income Range
Taxes Due
2%
Single or MFS
$0 to $1,000
2% of Income
MFJ or HOH
$0 to $1000
2% of Income
3%
Single or MFS
$1,000 to $2,000
$20 plus 3.00%
MFJ or HOH
$1,000 to $2,000
$20 plus 3.00%
4%
Single or MFS
$2,000 to $3,000
$50 plus 4.00%
MFJ or HOH
$2,000 to $3,000
$50 plus 4.00%
4.75%
Single or MFS
$3,000 to $100,000
$90 plus 4.75%
MFJ or HOH
$3,000 - $150,000
$90 plus 4.75%
5%
Single or MFS
$100,000 - $125,000
$4,697.50 plus 5.00%
MFJ or HOH
$150,000 - $175,000
$7,072.50 plus 5.00%
5.25%
Single or MFS
$125,000 - $150,000
$5,947.50 plus 5.25%
MFJ or HOH
$175,000 - $225,000
$8,322.50 plus 5.25%
5.50%
Single or MFS
$150,000 - $250,000
$7,260.00 plus 5.50%
MFJ or HOH
$225,000 - $300,000
$10,947.50 plus 5.50%
5.75%
Single or MFS
over $250,000
$12,760.00 plus 5.75% of the excess of $250,000
MFJ or HOH
over $300,000
$15,072.50 plus 5.75% of the excess over $300,000

Maryland 2020 Standard Deductions

Tax Year
Status
Amount
2021
Single or MFS
$2,300
Married Jointly
$4,650
HOH/Qualifying Widower
$4,650
2020
Single or MFS
$2,250
Married Jointly
$4,550
HOH/Qualifying Widower
$4,550

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