Taxes in Delaware

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Delaware is no exception. The first step towards understanding Delaware’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Delaware rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Delaware’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!

Top Individual Income Tax Rate

6.60%

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State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections per Capita

$1267

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State and Local Tax Burden

10.2%

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Tax Freedom Day

April 18

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Top Corporate Income Tax Rate

8.7%

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State Business Tax Climate Index Ranking

15

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State Sales Tax Rate

Does Not Have a State Sales Tax

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State Gasoline Tax Rate (cents per gallon)

23.00¢

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State Cigarette Tax Rate (dollars per 20-pack)

$2.1

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Property Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value

0.56%

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State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita

$855


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