Nebraska Tax Brackets, Rates

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

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If you still need to file a return for a previous tax year, find the Nebraska tax forms below. You can complete and sign the forms here on eFile.com before you mail them to the NE Department of Revenue. For Federal or IRS back taxes access the tax forms here. Below find links to other important Nebraska income tax return information and other related features (e.g. tax extension, amendment, etc.)

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Here you can find how your Nebraska 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.

Nebraska Tax Brackets for Tax Year 2021

As you can see your income in Nebraska is taxed at different rates within the given tax brackets. Any income over $32,210 (Single) or $64,430 (Married Jointly) would be taxes at the highest rate of 6.84%.

Tax Rate
Filing Status
Income Range
Taxes Due
2.46%
Single/MFS
$0 to $3,340
2.46% of Income
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$0 to $6,660
2.46% of Income
HOH
$0 to $6,220
2.46% of Income
3.51%
Single/MFS
$3,340 to $19,990
3.51% + $ 82.16
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$6,660 to $39,990
3.51% + $163.84
HOH
$6,220 to $31,990
3.51% +  $153.01
5.01%
Single/MFS
$19,990 to $32,210
5.01% + $666.58
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$39,990  to $64,430
5.01% + $1,333.72
HOH
$31,990 to $47,760
5.01% + $1,057.54
6.84%
Single
$32,210+
6.84% over $32,210 + $1,278.80
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$64,430+
6.84% over $64,430 + $2,558.16
HOH
$47,760+
6.84% over $47,760 + $1,847.62

Nebraska Tax Brackets for Tax Year 2020

Tax Rate
Filing Status
Income Range
Taxes Due
2.46%
Single/MFS
$0 to $3,230
2.46% of Income
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$0 to $6,440
2.46% of Income
HOH
$0 to $6,020
2.46% of Income
3.51%
Single/MFS
$3,231 to $19,330
3.51% of Income
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$6,441 to $38,680
3.51% of Income
HOH
$6,021 to $30,940
3.51% of Income
5.01%
Single/MFS
$19,331 to $31,160
5.01% of Income
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$38,681 to $62,320
5.01% of Income
HOH
$30,941 to $46,200
5.01% of Income
6.84%
Single
$31,161+
6.84% of Income
MFJ/Qualifying Widow
$62,231+
6.84% of Income
HOH
$46,201+
6.84% of Income

2021 Nebraska Standard Deductions

The Nebraska standard deductions did increase for Tax Year 2021.

Tax Year
Status
Amount
2021
Single
$7,100
2021
Married
$14,200
2020
Single
$7,000
2020
Married
$14,000

Nebraska Income Tax Forms

Nebraska State Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2021 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2021) can be e-Filed in conjunction with a IRS Income Tax Return. Details on how to only prepare and print a Nebraska 2021 Tax Return.

Below are forms for prior Tax Years starting with 2020. These back taxes forms can not longer be e-Filed. You can complete the forms with the help of eFile.com free tax calculators. Complete the respective Form(s) below, sign, and mail them to the Nebraska Department of Revenue. In addition to filing Nebraska Forms you might also have to file previous IRS Tax Return Forms.

In addition to filing Nebraska Forms, you might also have to file previous IRS Tax Return Forms. If you can not find the form listed there, use the search button below.

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