Federal Tax Rates

According to one survey, 45% of Americans say they pay too much in income taxes.

Source: Gallup, 2019.

These figures are for the 2020 tax year. Find your tax rate below.

Schedule X – Single

2019 Schedule X Single Federal Tax Rates
If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0$9,87510% of taxable income
$9,875$40,125$987.50 plus 12% of the amount over $9,875
$40,125$85,525$4,617.50 plus 22% of the amount over $40,125
$85,525$163,300$14,605.50 plus 24% of the amount over $85,525
$163,300$207,350$33,271.50 plus 32% of the amount over $163,300
$207,350$518,400$47,367.50 plus 35% of the amount over $207,350
$518,400no limit$156,235.00 plus 37% of the amount over $518,400

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

2019 Schedule Y-1 Married Filing Jointly or Qualified Widow(er) Federal Tax Rates
If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0$19,75010% of taxable income
$19,750$80,250$1,975.00 plus 12% of the amount over $19,750
$80,250$171,050$9,235.00 plus 22% of the amount over $80,250
$171,050$326,600$29,211.00 plus 24% of the amount over $171,050
$326,600$414,700$66,543.00 plus 32% of the amount over $326,600
$414,700$622,050$94,735.00 plus 35% of the amount over $414.700
$622,050no limit$167,307.50 plus 37% of the amount over $622,050

Schedule Y-2 – Married Filing Separately

2019 Schedule Y-2 Married Filing Separately Federal Tax Rates
If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0$9,87510% of taxable income
$9,875$40,125$987.50 plus 12% of the amount over $9,875
$40,125$85,525$4,617.50 plus 22% of the amount over $40,125
$85,525$163,300$14,605.50 plus 24% of the amount over $85,525
$163,300$207,350$33,271.50 plus 32% of the amount over $163,300
$207,350$311,025$47,367.50 plus 35% of the amount over $207,350
$311,025no limit$83,653.75 plus 37% of the amount over $311,025

Schedule Z – Head of Household

2019 Schedule Z Head of Household Federal Tax Rates
If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0$14,10010% of taxable income
$14,100$53,700$1410.00 plus 12% of the amount over $14,100
$53,700$85,5006,162.00 plus 22% of the amount over $57,300
$85,500$163,300$13,158.00 plus 24% of the amount over $85,500
$163,300$207,350$31,830.00 plus 32% of the amount over $163,300
$207,350$518,400$45,926.00 plus 35% of the amount over $207,350
$518,400no limit$154,793.50 plus 37% of the amount over $518,400

Source: Internal Revenue Service, 2019