Taxes in Delaware

Delaware Tax Rates, Collections, and Burdens

How does Delaware’s tax code compare? Delaware has a graduated state individual income tax, with rates ranging from 2.20 percent to 6.60 percent. There is also a jurisdiction that collects local income taxes. Delaware has a 8.70 percent corporate income tax rate and also levies a gross receipts tax. Delaware does not have any state or local sales taxes. Delaware’s tax system ranks 16th overall on our 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index.

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. Click the tabs below to learn more! You can also explore our state tax maps, which are compiled from our annual publication, Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare?


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