Center for Federal Tax Policy

Individual Income and Payroll Taxes

The U.S. federal individual income tax was enacted in 1913 following the passage of the 16th Amendment. Today, most states and a small number of local and municipal governments also collect income taxes.

Federal Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets

State Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets


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