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Estimate Your Tax Refund - 2019 Tax Calculator for 2018 Tax Return

Important: Starting with Tax Year 2018 (Jan. - Dec. 2018), Tax Return filing requirements are changing due to Tax Reform. We will update our 2018 Tax Reform Calculator and this page as the IRS finalizes the 2018 Tax Return filing requirements. Tax Reform and you? Let efile.com help you and become eligible to Tax Win. Find out now.

Tax Year 2018 Tax Reform Calculator

To help you see the details of tax reform and how it might affect you, you can estimate your tax return by using our Tax Reform Calculator below. The Tax Reform Calculator will estimate high level details of your Tax Return and any estimated tax refund, or taxes owed, on your return. This Calculator is for Tax Year 2018 Tax Returns that will be filed in 2019.

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This free efile.com tax calculator lets you select a tax income filing status and enter your W-2 and other income, tax deductions, tax credits, and other tax information. Based on this tax information you can calculate and estimate your tax refund or tax payments.

The efile.com tax calculator is based on IRS tax code, tax tables and tax rates and is subject to change without previous notification.

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As a result of the December 20, 2017 Tax Reform legislation, the following items will affect your Tax Year 2018 tax return:

Tax Reform Changes Starting in January 1, 2018 for Tax Years 2018, 2019, etc.

2017 Proposed Income Tax Reform

Tax Reform Changes Starting in January 1, 2019 for Tax Years 2019, 2020, etc.

What is Not Changing in Tax Reform

Here are items from the current tax code that will not change: 

Tax Reform Individual Tax Rate Schedule

Tax Rate Single Married/Joint
& Widow(er)
Married/Separate Head of Household
10% $1 to $9,525 $1 to $19,050 $1 to $9,525 $1 to $13,600
12% $9,526 to $38,700 $19,051 to $77,400 $9,526 to $38,700 $13,601 to $51,800
22% $38,701 to $82,500 $77,401 to $165,000 $38,701 to $82,000 $51,801 to $82,500
24% $82,501 to $157,000 $165,001 to $315,000 $82,501 to $157,000 $82,501 to $157,500
32% $157,001 to $200,000 $315,001 to $400,000 $157,001 to $200,000 $157,501 to $200,000
35% $200,001 to $500,000 $400,001 to $600,000 $200,001 to $300,000 $200,001 to $500,000
37% over $500,000 over $600,000 over $300,000 over $500,000

Single

10% | $1 to $9,525
12% | $9,526 to $38,700
22% | $38,701 to $82,500
24% | $82,501 to $157,000
32% | $157,001 to $200,000
35% | $200,001 to $500,000
37% | over $500,000

Married/Joint & Widow(er)

10% | $1 to $19,050
12% | $19,051 to $77,400
22% | $77,401 to $165,000
24% | $165,001 to $315,000
32% | $315,001 to $400,000
35% | $400,001 to $600,000
37% | over $600,000

Married Separate

10% | $1 to $9,525
12% | $9,526 to $38,700
22% | $38,701 to $82,500
24% | $82,501 to $157,000
32% | $157,001 to $200,000
35% | $200,001 to $300,000
37% | over $300,000

Head of Household

10% | $1 to $13,600
12% | $13,601 to $51,800
22% | $51,801 to $82,500
24% | $82,501 to $157,500
32% | $157,501 to $200,000
35% | $200,001 to $500,000
37% | over $500,000

Congress Tax Reform Bills

View the Latest Tax Reform Bill Introduced on December 15, 2017

View the First Tax Reform Bill Introduced on November 2, 2017

Estimate Your 2018 Taxes with the Tax Reform Calculator

Still confused? We don’t blame you! To help you see the details of tax reform and how it might affect you, you can estimate your tax return with the above changes by using our 2018 Tax Reform Calculator at the top of this page.


1 The User Terms and Conditions for this efile.com Federal Tax Return Tax Calculator and Tax Estimator constitutes your agreement to the following Agreement. This Tax Calculator is only an estimator tax tool and should only be used to calculate and estimate your 2018 Tax Year or 2019 Tax Return Tax Refund or Liability. This Tax Calculator is not intended as an online tax preparation tool for a Federal Income Tax Return. Please only use this Tax Calculator as an estimator for your personal Tax Refund or Liability; any other use is strictly prohibited. Tax Information entered into the efile.com Tax Calculator is not stored or saved on a server or your computer's disk drive, nor is the tax data stored or transmitted anywhere else.

* Some of the deductions entered are applied to what would be your itemized deduction. The calculator will display the itemized deduction total if it is larger than the standard deduction.