State Income Tax Rates

Top income tax rates for each state

A map showing the highest marginal tax rate in each state for the year 2014 from the Tax Foundation.
A map from the Tax Foundation showing the highest marginal tax rate in each state for the year 2014. The seven states with no income tax appear in gray. © Tax Foundation

Ever wonder how your state's income tax rates compare to other states?  You'll find some of the highest rates in California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, and Oregon. At the other end of the scale: seven states have no income tax at all.  Another seven states have a flat tax rate that everyone pays regardless of income.

Here's a listing of each state's highest income tax rate and how much income you'll have to make to pay that rate.

  • Alabama: 5% on income over  $3,000
  • Alaska: No income tax
  • Arizona: 4.54% on income over $150,000
  • Arkansas: 7% on income over  $32,600
  • California:10.55% on income over $1 million
  • Colorado: flat 4.63% of federal taxable income
  • Connecticut: 6.5% on income over $500,000
  • District of Columbia: 8.5% on income over $40,000          
  • Delaware: 6.95% on income over $60,000
  • Florida: No income tax
  • Georgia: 6% on income over $7,000
  • Hawaii: 11% on income over $200,000
  • Idaho: 7.8% on income over $26,418 
  • Illinois: flat 3% of federal AGI with modifications
  • Indiana: flat 3.4% of federal AGI with modifications
  • Iowa: 8.98% on income over $63,315
  • Kansas: 6.45% on income over $30,000
  • Kentucky: 6% on income over $75,000
  • Louisiana: 6% on income over $50,000
  • Maine: 8.5% on income over $20,150
  • Maryland: 6.25% on income over $1 millio
  • Massachusetts: flat 5.3% on all income 
  • Michigan: flat 4.35% of federal AGI with modifications
  • Minnesota: 7.85% on income over $74,780
  • Mississippi: 5% on income over $10,000         
  • Missouri: 6% on income over $9,000
  • Montana: 6.9% on income over $15,400 
  • Nebraska: 6.84% on income over $27,000
  • Nevada: no income tax
  • New Hampshire: 5% on interest and dividend income.  Wages are not taxed. 
  • New Jersey: 8.97% on income over $500,000
  • New Mexico: 4.9% on income over $16,000
  • New York: 8.97% on income over $500,000
  • North Carolina: 7.75% on income over $60,000
  • North Dakota: 4.86% on income over $373,650 
  • Ohio: 5.925% on income over $200,000
  • Oklahoma: 5.5% on income over $8,700
  • Oregon: 11% on income over $250,000
  • Pennsylvania: flat 3.07% on all income
  • Rhode Island: 9.9% on income over $373,650
  • South Carolina: 7% on income over $13,700 
  • South Dakota: no income tax
  • Tennessee: 6% on interest and dividend income.  Wages are not taxed.
  • Texas: no income tax  
  • Utah: flat 5% on all income
  • Vermont: 8.95% on income over $373,650
  • Virginia: 5.75% on income over $17,000
  • Washington: no income tax
  • West Virginia: 6.5% on income over $60,000
  • Wisconsin: 7.75% on income over $225,000
  • Wyoming: no income tax

   
Source: Tax Foundation

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