2017 Tax Rates & Historical Tax Brackets

Posted by Madison on August 1, 2016

What do the 2017 tax rates and 2017 tax brackets look like?

2017 tax rates are used to file your 2017 tax return due in 2018.

The 2017 income tax brackets will continue to keep the 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%, 35% and 39.6% tax brackets in place from last year. These are permanent tax brackets.

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Historical Tax Rates and Tax Brackets

Projected tax rates for the future can be found in the 2018 Tax Brackets. Current year and historical tax brackets are below.

2017 Tax Rates & Tax Brackets (Taxes Due April 2018)

Here are the federal 2017 tax tables and final 2017 tax brackets from the IRS:

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $9,325 Up to $18,650 Up to $9,325 Up to $13,350
15% $9,326 – $37,950 $18,651 – $75,900 $9,326 – $37,950 $13,351 – $50,800
25% $37,951 – $91,900 $75,901 – $153,100 $37,951 – $76,550 $50,801 – $131,200
28% $91,901 – $191,650 $153,101 – $233,350 $76,551 – $116,675 $131,201 – $212,500
33% $191,651 – $416,700 $233,351 – $416,700 $116,676 – $208,350 $212,501 – $416,700
35% $416,701 – $418,400 $416,701- $470,700 $208,351 – $235,350 $416,701 – $444,550
39.6% Over $418,400 Over $470,700 Over $235,350 Over $444,550

2016 Tax Rates & Tax Brackets (Taxes Due April 2017)

The IRS released the final 2016 tax brackets. Here are the federal 2016 tax tables:

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $9,275 Up to $18,550 Up to $9,275 Up to $13,250
15% $9,276 – $37,650 $18,551 – $75,300 $9,276 – $37,650 $13,251 – $50,400
25% $37,651 – $91,150 $75,301 – $151,900 $37,651 – $75,950 $50,401 – $130,150
28% $91,151 – $190,150 $151,901 – $231,450 $75,951 – $115,725 $130,151 – $210,800
33% $190,151 – $413,350 $231,451 – $413,350 $115,726 – $206,675 $210,801 – $413,350
35% $413,351 – $415,050 $413,351- $466,950 $206,676 – $233,475 $413,351 – $441,000
39.6% Over $415,050 Over $466,950 Over $233,475 Over $441,000

2015 Tax Rates & Tax Brackets (Taxes Due April 2016)

The IRS released the final 2015 tax brackets. Here are the federal 2015 tax tables:

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $9,225 Up to $18,450 Up to $9,225 Up to $13,150
15% $9,226 – $37,450 $18,451 – $74,900 $9,226 – $37,450 $13,151 – $50,200
25% $37,451 – $90,750 $74,901 – $151,200 $37,451 – $75,600 $50,201 – $129,600
28% $90,751 – $189,300 $151,201 – $230,450 $75,601 – $115,225 $129,601 – $209,850
33% $189,301 – $411,500 $230,451 – $411,500 $115,226 – $205,750 $209,851 – $411,500
35% $411,501 – $413,200 $411,501 – $464,850 $205,751 – $232,425 $411,501 – $439,000
39.6% Over $413,200 Over $464,850 Over $232,425 Over $439,000

2014 Tax Rates & Tax Brackets

The IRS recently released the final 2014 tax brackets. Here are the federal 2014 tax tables:

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $9,075 Up to $18,150 Up to $9,075 Up to $12,950
15% $9,076 – $36,900 $18,151 – $73,800 $9,076 – $36,900 $12,951 – $49,400
25% $36,901 – $89,350 $73,801 – $148,850 $36,901 – $74,425 $49,401 – $127,550
28% $89,351 – $186,350 $148,851 – $226,850 $74,426 – $113,425 $127,551 – $206,600
33% $186,351 – $405,100 $226,851 – $405,100 $113,426 – $202,550 $206,601 – $405,100
35% $405,101 – $406,750 $405,101 – $457,600 $202,551 – $228,800 $405,101 – $432,200
39.6% Over $406,750 Over $457,600 Over $228,800 Over $432,200

2013 Tax Rates & Tax Brackets

The IRS recently released the final 2013 tax brackets. New in 2013 is the 39.6% tax bracket that will kick in for individuals over $400,000 and married filing joint at $450,000. The fiscal cliff deal made the tax bracket structure permanent in 2013.

Here are the federal 2013 tax tables:

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $8,925 Up to $17,850 Up to $8,925 Up to $12,750
15% $8,926 – $36,250 $17,851 – $72,500 $8,926 – $36,250 $12,751 – $48,600
25% $36,251 – $87,850 $72,501 – $146,400 $36,251 – $73,200 $48,601 – $125,450
28% $87,851 – $183,250 $146,401 – $223,050 $73,201 – $111,525 $125,451 – $203,150
33% $183,251 – $398,350 $223,051 – $398,350 $111,526 – $199,175 $203,151 – $398,350
35% $398,351 – $400,000 $398,351 – $450,000 $199,176 – $225,000 $398,351 – $425,000
39.6% Over $400,000 Over $450,000 Over $225,000 Over $425,000

2012 Tax Rates & Tax Brackets

The finalized 2012 tax rates and 2012 tax brackets are based on the following tax extensions:

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $8,700 Up to $17,400 Up to $8,700 Up to $12,400
15% $8,701 – $35,350 $17,401 – $70,700 $8,701 – $35,350 $12,401 – $47,350
25% $35,351 – $85,650 $70,701 – $142,700 $35,351 – $71,350 $47,351 – $122,300
28% $85,651 – $178,650 $142,701 – $217,450 $71,351 – $108,725 $122,301 – $198,050
33% $178,651 – $388,350 $217,451 – $388,350 $108,726 – $194,175 $198,051 – $388,350
35% Over $388,350 Over $388,350 Over $194,175 Over $388,350

2011 Tax Rates & 2011 Tax Brackets

The finalized 2011 tax rates and 2011 tax brackets are based on the following tax changes:

  • The 2011 tax rates are based on the finalized 2011 Tax Deal.
  • The 2011 tax rates kept the 2001 Bush tax cuts in place instead of raising taxes for all the tax brackets.
  • There is no distinction in the 2011 federal tax brackets for those earning more than $250,000, which was in the original 2010 budget proposal.
  • The new tax cuts also include a 2011 Payroll Tax Cut, which will change your paycheck by lowering your 2011 Social Security tax rate.
  • The 2011 tax tables from the IRS updated the 2011 tax rate projections originally published. We used the proposed 2011 tax rates for tax planning before the current 2011 tax tables from the IRS were published.
  • If you want to compare the current tax rates to last years rates, check out the 2010 Tax Brackets for the old tax rates.

Here are the federal income tax rates for 2011 from the IRS:

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $8,500 Up to $17,000 Up to $8,500 Up to $12,150
15% $8,501 – $34,500 $17,001 – $69,000 $8,501 – $34,500 $12,151 – $46,250
25% $34,501 – $83,600 $69,001 – $139,350 $34,501 – $69,675 $46,251 – $119,400
28% $83,601 – $174,400 $139,351 – $212,300 $69,676 – $106,150 $119,401 – $193,350
33% $174,401 – $379,150 $212,301 – $379,150 $106,151 – $189,575 $193,351 – $379,150
35% Over $379,150 Over $379,150 Over $189,575 Over $379,150

2010 Tax Brackets

During 2010 the Make Working Pay Tax Credit reduces part of the tax due for the 10% tax bracket.

 
Tax Rate Single Married Filing Joint Married Filing Separate Head of Household
10% Up to $8,375 Up to $16,750 Up to $8,375 Up to $11,950
15% $8,376 – $34,000 $16,751 – $68,000 $8,376 – $34,000 $11,951 – $45,500
25% $34,001 – $82,400 $68,001 – $137,300 $34,001 – $68,650 $45,501 – $117,650
28% $82,401 – $171,850 $137,301 – $209,250 $68,651 – $104,625 $117,651 – $190,550
33% $171,851 – $373,650 $209,251 – $373,650 $104,626 – $186,825 $190,551 – $373,650
35% Over $373,650 Over $373,650 Over $186,825 Over $373,650

The 2017 federal tax tables are based on your filing status for the 2017 calendar year.

2017 Tax Rates

The 2017 federal tax tables are based on your filing status and number of dependents for the 2017 calendar year.

In addition, the Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit and Tax Penalty for No Health Insurance from last year will continue to apply to your taxes based on your Modified Adjusted Gross Income in 2017.

More on Tax Brackets

The tax bracket you fall in is a marginal tax rate and it doesn’t apply to all of your income. For more information, see How Do Tax Brackets Work?

In addition to the tax brackets and 2017 federal tax tables above, you may owe tax under the alternative minimum tax. You can review the AMT exemption to see if it will apply to you.

To compare 2017 tax brackets to next year, see What Might the 2018 Tax Rates Look Like?.

Tax Calculator

To figure out what your taxes currently look like, you can use the Tax Calculator.



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