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New Jersey Tax Brackets, Rate, Forms

Below are NJ state income rate and brackets, standard deduction information, and tax forms by tax year. 

Still need to complete and file a NJ return for a previous Tax Year? Find the New Jersey State tax forms below. Complete and sign the forms here on eFile.com before you mail them to the New Jersey Department of Treasury. For Federal or IRS Income back taxes, access the tax forms here.

You can also find links here to other important New Jersey state tax return information and other related features (e.g. tax extension, amendment, etc.).

New Jersey Income Tax Returns

New Jersey State Taxes
Prepare only a NJ State Return without a Federal Return. Details
File a 2019 New Jersey Tax Amendment
New Jersey Income Tax Forms
Federal Tax Brackets, Rates by Tax Year
Calculate and Estimate your Federal Income Tax Brackets and Rates with the eFile RATEucator.

New Jersey 2019 Income Bracket, Rate and Estimated Taxes Due

As you can see, your New Jersey income is taxed at different rates within the given tax brackets. Any income less than $100,000, taxpayers would use the New Jersey Tax Table, or the New Jersey Tax Rate Schedule shown below.  For income over $100,000, you must use the New Jersey Tax Rate Schedule.

Single, Married Filing Separately

Tax Rate
Income Range
Taxes Due
1.4%
$0 - $20,000
Income not over $20,000 times 1.4%
1.75%
$20,000 - $35,000
Income over $20,000 but not over $35,000 times 1.75% less $70
3.5%
$35,000 - $40,000
Income over $35,000 but not over $40,000 times 3.5% less $682.50
5.525%
$40,000 - $75,000
Income over $40,000 but not over $75,000 times 5.525% less $1,492.50
6.37%
$75,000 - $500,000
Income over $75,000 but not over $500,000 times 6.37% less $2,126.25
8.97%
$500,000 - $5,000,000
Income over $500,000 but not over $5,000,000 times 8.97% less $15,126.25
10.75%
$5,000,000+
Income over $5,000,000 times 10.75% less $104,126.25

 

Married Filing Jointly, Head of Household, Qualifying Widows/Widowers

Tax Rate
Income Range
Taxes Due
1.4%
$0 - $20,000
Income not over $20,000 times 1.4%
1.75%
$20,000 - $50,000
Income over $20,000 but not over $50,000 times 1.75% less $70
2.45%
$50,000 - $70,000
Income over $50,000 but not over $70,000 times 2.45% less $420
3.5%
$70,000 - $80,000
Income over $70,000 but not $80,000 times 3.5% less $1,154.50
5.525%
$80,000 - $150,000
Income over $80,000 but not over $150,000 times 5.525% less $2,775
6.37%
$150,000 - $500,000
Income over $150,000 but not over $500,000 times 6.37% less $4,042.50
8.97%
$500,000 - $5,000,000
Income over $500,000 but not over $5,000,000 times 8.97% less $17,042.50
10.75%
$5,000,000+
Income over $5,000,000 times 10.75% less $106,042.50
Other State Income Tax Brackets: Compare State Tax Brackets, Rates
For your personal Effective IRS Tax Rate use the RATEucator Tool

New Jersey 2019 Standard Deductions

New Jersey does not have a standard deduction.

Other Standard Deductions by State: Compare State Standard Deduction Amounts
IRS Standard Deduction: Federal Standard Deductions

2020 Tax Year  New Jersey State Tax Forms

New Jersey State Tax Forms for Tax Year 2020 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2020) can be e-Filed along with a IRS Income Tax Return until October 15, 2021. Details on how to only prepare and print an New Jersey 2020 Tax Return. The NJ 2020 Tax Forms are below.

Form/Schedule
Description
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Form NJ-1040
Resident Income Tax Return
Form NJ-1040-ES
Estimated Tax Voucher
Form NJ-1040NR
Non-Resident Income Tax Return
Form NJ-1040-V
Payment Voucher
Form NJ-2210
Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates or Trusts
Schedules A & B
Credit for Income or Wage Taxes Paid to Another Jurisdiction & Gains
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Cannot be efiled

E-File These 2019 New Jersey State Tax Forms

Prepare and efile these state forms for 2019 in conjunction with your federal and state income tax return. As you proceed through the tax interview on efile.com, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

Form/Schedule
Description
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Resident Income Tax Return
Estimated Tax Voucher
Non-Resident Income Tax Return
Payment Voucher
Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates or Trusts
Schedules A & B
Credit for Income or Wage Taxes Paid to Another Jurisdiction & Gains
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Cannot be efiled

2018 Tax Year New Jersey Tax Forms

New Jersey state income tax forms for Tax Year 2018 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018)  can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Complete the respective Form(s) below, sign, and mail them to the New Jersey Division of Taxation. In addition to filing New Jersey Forms you might also have to file the 2018 IRS Tax Return Forms.

Form/Schedule
Description
NJ Resident Income Tax Return
Non-Resident Income Tax Return
Payment Voucher
Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates or Trusts
Credit for Income or Wage Taxes Paid to Another Jurisdiction & Gains
Tax Amendment

2017 Tax Year New Jersey Tax Forms

New Jersey state income tax forms for Tax Year 2017 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017)  can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Complete the respective Form(s) below, sign, and mail them to the New Jersey Division of Taxation. In addition to filing New Jersey Forms you might also have to file the 2017 IRS Tax Return Forms.

Form/Schedule
Description
NJ Resident Income Tax Return
Non-Resident Income Tax Return
Payment Voucher
Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates or Trusts
Credit for Income or Wage Taxes Paid to Another Jurisdiction & Gains
Tax Amendment

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