Federal Tax Rates

According to one survey, 46% of Americans believe middle-income people pay too much in income taxes.

Source: Gallup, 2015.

These figures are for the 2016 tax year. Find your tax rate below.

Schedule X – Single

If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0 $9,275 10% of the amount over $0
$9,275 $37,650 $927.50 plus 15% of the amount over $9,275
$37,650 $91,150 $5,183.75 plus 25% of the amount over $37,650
$91,150 $190,150 $18,558.75 plus 28% of the amount over $91,150
$190,150 $413,350 $46,278.75 plus 33% of the amount over $190,150
$413,350 $415,050 $119,934.75 plus 35% of the amount over $413,350
$415,050 no limit $120,529.75 plus 39.6% of the amount over $415,050

Schedule Y-1 – Married Filing Jointly or Qualifying Widow(er)

If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0 $18,550 10% of the amount over $0
$18,550 $75,300 $1,855.00 plus 15% of the amount over $18,550
$75,300 $151,900 $10,367.50 plus 25% of the amount over $75,300
$151,900 $231,450 $29,517.50 plus 28% of the amount over $151,900
$231,450 $413,350 $51,791.50 plus 33% of the amount over $231,450
$413,350 $466,950 $111,818.50 plus 35% of the amount over $413,350
$466,950 no limit $130,578.50 plus 39.6% of the amount over $466,950

Schedule Y-2 – Married Filing Separately

If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0 $9,275 10% of the amount over $0
$9,275 $37,650 $927.50 plus 15% of the amount over $9,275
$37,650 $75,950 $5,183.75 plus 25% of the amount over $37,650
$75,950 $115,725 $14,758.75 plus 28% of the amount over $75,950
$115,725 $206,675 $25,895.75 plus 33% of the amount over $115,725
$206,675 $233,475 $55,909.25 plus 35% of the amount over $206,675
$233,475 no limit $65,289.25 plus 39.6% of the amount over $233,475

Schedule Z – Head of Household

If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0 $13,250 10% of the amount over $0
$13,250 $50,400 $1,325.00 plus 15% of the amount over $13,250
$50,400 $130,150 $6,897.50 plus 25% of the amount over $50,400
$130,150 $210,800 $26,835.00 plus 28% of the amount over $130,150
$210,800 $413,350 $49,417.00 plus 33% of the amount over $210,800
$413,350 $441,000 $116,258.50 plus 35% of the amount over $413,350
$441,000 no limit $125,936.00 plus 39.6% of the amount over $441,000