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Federal Income Tax Brackets for Tax Year 2016 and 2017

Your federal income tax bracket tells you at what tax rate your income (your taxable income) will be taxed. Tax rates often vary by Tax Year and may be different for each filing status. The rate of taxation is applied only to your taxable income.

Find your tax bracket and tax rate by Tax Year in the tables below. Not sure about your tax rate and tax bracket? Determine them for 2016 and for earlier Tax Years using the efile.com tax bracket calculator!

2017 Tax Year Brackets (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017) Tax Return due on April 17, 2018

Single

10% | $1 to $9,325
15% | $9,325 to $37,950
25% | $37,950 to $91,900
28% | $91,900 to $191,650
33% | $191,650 to $416,700
35% | $416,700 to $418,400
39.6% | over $418,400

Married/Joint & Widow(er)

10% | $1 to $18,650
15% | $18,650 to $75,900
25% | $75,900 to $153,100
28% | $153,100 to $233,350
33% | $233,350 to $416,700
35% | $416,700 to $470,700
39.6% | over $470,700

Married Separate

10% | $1 to $9,325
15% | $9,325 to $37,950
25% | $37,950 to $76,550
28% | $76,550 to $116,675
33% | $116,675 to $208,350
35% | $208,350 to $235,350
39.6% | over $235,350

Head of Household

10% | $1 to $13,350
15% | $13,350 to $50,800
25% | $50,800 to $131,250
28% | $131,200 to $212,500
33% | $212,500 to $416,700
35% | $416,700 to $444,550
39.6% | over $444,550

Tax Rate Single Married/Joint
& Widow(er)
Married/Separate Head of Household
10% $1 to $9,325 $1 to $18,650 $1 to $9,325 $1 to $13,350
15% $9,325 to $37,950 $18,650 to $75,900 $9,325 to $37,950 $13,350 to $50,800
25% $37,950 to $91,900 $75,900 to $153,100 $37,950 to $76,550 $50,800 to $131,200
28% $91,900 to $191,650 $153,100 to $233,350 $76,550 to $116,675 $131,200 to $212,500
33% $191,650 to $416,700 $233,350 to $416,700 $116,675 to $208,350 $212,500 to $416,700
35% $416,700 to $418,400 $416,700 to $470,700 $208,350 to $235,350 $416,700 to $444,550
39.6% over $418,400 over $470,700 over $235,350 over $444,550

2016 Tax Year Brackets (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2016) Tax Return due on April 18, 2017

Single

10% | $1 to $9,275
15% | $9,275 to $37,650
25% | $37,650 to $91,150
28% | $91,150 to $190,150
33% | $190,150 to $413,350
35% | $413,350 to $415,050
39.6% | over $415,050

Married/Joint & Widow(er)

10% | $1 to $18,550
15% | $18,550 to $75,300
25% | $75,300 to $151,900
28% | $151,900 to $231,450
33% | $231,450 to $413,350
35% | $413,350 to $466,950
39.6% | over $466,950

Married Separate

10% | $1 to $9,725
15% | $9,275 to $37,650
25% | $37,650 to $75,950
28% | $75,950 to $115,725
33% | $115,725 to $206,675
35% | $206,675 to $233,475
39.6% | over $233,475

Head of Household

10% | $1 to $13,250
15% | $13,250 to $50,400
25% | $50,400 to $130,150
28% | $130,150 to $210,800
33% | $210,800 to $413,350
35% | $413,350 to $441,000
39.6% | over $441,000

Tax Rate Single Married/Joint
& Widow(er)
Married/Separate Head of Household
10% $1 to $9,275 $1 to $18,550 $1 to $9,275 $1 to $13,250
15% $9,275 to $37,650 $18,550 to $75,300 $9,275 to $37,650 $13,250 to $50,400
25% $37,650 to $91,150 $75,300 to $151,900 $37,650 to $75,950 $50,400 to $130,150
28% $91,150 to $190,150 $151,900 to $231,450 $75,950 to $115,725 $130,150 to $210,800
33% $190,150 to $413,350 $231,450 to $413,350 $115,725 to $206,675 $210,800 to $413,350
35% $413,350 to $415,050 $413,350 to $466,950 $206,675 to $233,475 $413,350 to $441,000
39.6% over $415,050 over $466,950 over $233,475 over $441,000

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2015 Tax Year Brackets (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2015) Tax Return due on April 18, 2016

Single

10% | $1 to $9,225
15% | $9,226 to $37,450
25% | $37,451 to $90,750
28% | $90,751 to $189,300
33% | $189,301 to $411,500
35% | $411,501 to $413,200
39.6% | over $413,200

Married/Joint & Widow(er)

10% | $1 to $18,450
15% | $18,451 to $74,900
25% | $74,901 to $151,200
28% | $151,201 to $230,450
33% | $230,451 to $411,500
35% | $411,501 to $464,850
39.6% | over $464,850

Married Separate

10% | $1 to $9,225
15% | $9,226 to $37,450
25% | $37,451 to $75,600
28% | $75,601 to $115,225
33% | $115,226 to $205,750
35% | $205,751 to $232,425
39.6% | over $232,425

Head of Household

10% | $1 to $13,150
15% | $13,151 to $50,200
25% | $50,201 to $129,600
28% | $129,601 to $209,850
33% | $209,851 to $411,500
35% | $411,501 to $439,200
39.6% | over $439,200

Tax Rate Single Married/Joint
& Widow(er)
Married/Separate Head of Household
10% $1 to $9,225 $1 to $18,450 $1 to $9,225 $1 to $13,150
15% $9,226 to $37,450 $18,451 to $74,900 $9,226 to $37,450 $13,151 to $50,200
25% $37,451 to $90,750 $74,901 to $151,200 $37,451 to $75,600 $50,201 to $129,600
28% $90,751 to $189,300 $151,201 to $230,450 $75,601 to $115,225 $129,601 to $209,850
33% $189,301 to $411,500 $230,451 to $411,500 $115,226 to $205,750 $209,851 to $411,500
35% $411,501 to $413,200 $411,501 to $464,850 $205,751 to $232,425 $411,501 to $439,200
39.6% over $413,200 over $464,850 over $232,425 over $439,200

Federal Income Tax Brackets for Previous Tax Years

2015 Federal Income Tax Brackets

2014 Federal Income Tax Brackets

2013 Federal Income Tax Brackets

2012 Federal Income Tax Brackets

2011 Federal Income Tax Brackets

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2009 Federal Income Tax Brackets

2008 Federal Income Tax Brackets

2007 Federal Income Tax Brackets