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Federal Tax Brackets

Your tax bracket is the rate you pay on the "last dollar" you earn; but as a percentage of your income, your tax rate is generally less than that.

Tax bracket is defined based on the gross income before the foreign earned income exclusion. When you plug in numbers to the online calculator, you have to add back excluded amount to taxable income.


This calculator lets you try it out with your own numbers:

Estimate your tax year 2013 tax rate
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Taxable income is regularly taxed income minus adjustments, deductions and exemptions.




2013 IRS Tax Brackets
Tax rate Single filers Married filing jointly or qualifying widow/widower Married filing separately 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% $400,001 or more $450,001 or more $225,001 or more $425,001 or more






"Taxable Income" here is really Regularly Taxed Income minus Adjustments, Deductions, and Exemptions. Payroll Tax (Social Security and Medicare), and Qualified Dividends and Long Term Capital Gains are separate calculations.