Taxes in Nebraska

Nebraska Tax Rates, Collections, and Burdens

How does Nebraska’s tax code compare? Nebraska has a graduated individual income tax, with rates ranging from 2.46 percent to 6.84 percent. Nebraska also has a 5.58 percent to 7.50 percent corporate income tax rate. Nebraska has a 5.50 percent state sales tax rate, a max local sales tax rate of 2.50 percent, and an average combined state and local sales tax rate of 6.94 percent. Nebraska’s tax system ranks 35th overall on our 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index.

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