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State Income Tax Rates, Brackets and Deductions

State Income
Tax Brackets

In addition to IRS Income Tax Rates and standard deductions, review and compare state related income tax rates, brackets, standard deductions, and exemptions. When you prepare your federal and state taxes on eFile.com, you do not have to worry about which tax rates your taxable income falls into or which deduction method is best for you. The eFile Tax App handles all the complicated forms and math for you. However, use the information below for tax planning purposes to better understand your situation.

In 2021, eight states - Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming - do not have income taxes; forty-two states levy income taxes. Out of the forty-two, all but two tax wage and salary or W-2 income. Only one state - New Hampshire - only taxes dividend and interest income.

2021 State Tax Rates, Brackets, Deductions and Exemptions

See the table below for important links regarding state tax returns, income tax rates, and how to check your refund status. States generally vary from one another; start with the table below for various resources or use the state map to go directly to your state page.

State Tax Information
State Tax Rates, Brackets etc.
IRS Tax Rates, Brackets: Calculate your personal effective IRS Income Tax Rate now by filing status and tax year.
Prepare ONLY State Tax Return(s): View instructions on how to ONLY prepare and file a state tax return(s) without also e-filing your IRS Taxes.
State Tax Refund Status: See how to check your State Tax Refund Status.

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2021 State Rates, Deadlines

The information in the table can be found by using the interactive map above and navigating to individual state pages. Find a particular state below for quick information, including income tax rate and a link to state deadlines.

State | Rate
Deadlines
Refund Status
You are not required to file a state income tax return for Alaska.
There is no state refund for Alaska.
You are not required to file a state income tax return for Florida.
There is no state refund for Florida.
You are not required to file a state income tax return for Nevada.
There is no state refund for Nevada.
No income taxes for earned income in New Hampshire. Dividend and interest income is taxed at 5%.
No Income Tax Refunds
You are not required to file a state income tax return for South Dakota.
There is no state refund for South Dakota.
You are not required to file a state income tax return for Tennessee.
There is no state refund for Tennessee.
You are not required to file a state income tax return for Texas.
There is no state refund for Texas.
You are not required to file a state income tax return for Washington State.
There is no state refund for Washington State.
You are not required to file a state income tax return for Wyoming.
There is no state refund for Wyoming.

Tax Day Deadlines, Refund Status by Territory

United States Territories follow their own tax guidelines - view these below.

Territory
Deadlines
Refund Status
Bona fide residents of American Samoa for the entire tax year must file a tax return with American Samoa.
Bona fide residents of Guam for the entire tax year must file a tax return with Guam.
Bona fide residents of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands for the entire tax year must file a tax return with the Commonwealth.
Bona fide residents of Puerto Rico for the entire tax year must file a Puerto Rico tax return.
Bona fide residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands for the entire tax year must file a U.S. Virgin Islands tax return.

 

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