New Jersey levies the highest top statutory corporate tax rate at 11.5 percent, followed by Minnesota (9.8 percent) and Illinois (9.50 percent). Alaska and Pennsylvania levy top statutory corporate tax rates of 9.40 percent and 8.99 percent, respectively.
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Forty-four states levy a corporate income tax. Rates range from 2.5 percent in North Carolina to 11.5 percent in New Jersey.
North Carolina’s 2.5 percent corporate tax rate is the lowest in the country, followed by Missouri (4 percent) and North Dakota (4.31 percent). Seven other states impose top rates at or below 5 percent: Florida (4.458 percent), Colorado (4.55 percent), Arizona (4.9 percent), Utah (4.95 percent), and Kentucky, Mississippi, and South Carolina (5 percent).
Forty-four states currently levy a corporate income tax. Rates range from 2.5 percent in North Carolina to 12 percent in Iowa. Over the past year, several states, including Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and New Jersey, implemented notable corporate income tax changes.
State corporate income tax rates range from 3 percent in North Carolina to 12 percent in Iowa. Download and compare each state’s 2018 rates and brackets here.
Corporate income taxes are levied in 44 states. Though often thought of as a major tax type, corporate income taxes account for just 5.4 percent of state tax collections and 2.7 percent of state general revenue. Here’s how corporate income taxes compare across the states.