Federal Tax Rates

These figures are for the 2021 tax year. Find your tax rate below.

Schedule X – Single

2021 Schedule X Single Federal Tax Rates
If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0$9,95010% of taxable income
$9,950$40,525$995.00 plus 12% of the amount over $9,950
$40,525$86,375$4,664.00 plus 22% of the amount over $40,525
$86,375$164,925$14,751.00 plus 24% of the amount over $86,375
$164,925$209,425$33,603.00 plus 32% of the amount over $164,925
$209,425$523,600$47,843.00 plus 35% of the amount over $209,425
$523,600no limit$157,804.25 plus 37% of the amount over $523,600

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

2021 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$19,90010% of taxable income
$19,900$81,050$1,990.00 plus 12% of the amount over $19,900
$81,050$172,750$9,328.00 plus 22% of the amount over $81,050
$172,750$329,850$29,502.00 plus 24% of the amount over $172,750
$329,850$418,850$67,206.00 plus 32% of the amount over $329,850
$418,850$628,300$95,686.00 plus 35% of the amount over $418,850
$628,300no limit$168,993.50 plus 37% of the amount over $628,300

Schedule Y-2 – Married Filing Separately

2021 Schedule Y-2 Married Filing Separately Federal Tax Rates
If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0$9,95010% of taxable income
$9,950$40,525$995.00 plus 12% of the amount over $9,950
$40,525$86,375$4,664.00 plus 22% of the amount over $40,525
$86,375$164,925$14,751.00 plus 24% of the amount over $86,375
$164,925$209,425$33,603.00 plus 32% of the amount over $164,925
$209,425$314,150$47,843.00 plus 35% of the amount over $209,425
$314,150no limit$84,496.75 plus 37% of the amount over $314,150

Schedule Z – Head of Household

2021 Schedule Z Head of Household Federal Tax Rates
If taxable income is over: But not over: The tax is:
$0$14,20010% of taxable income
$14,200$54,200$1,420.00 plus 12% of the amount over $14,200
$54,200$86,350$6,220.00 plus 22% of the amount over $54,200
$86,350$164,900$13,293.00 plus 24% of the amount over $86,350
$164,900$209,400$32,145.00 plus 32% of the amount over $164,900
$209,400$523,600$46,385.00 plus 35% of the amount over $209,400
$523,600no limit$156,355.00 plus 37% of the amount over $523,600

Source: Internal Revenue Service, 2020

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