Updated: 2013 Federal Income Tax Brackets And Marginal Rates

Rate | Single Filers | Married Joint Filers |
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10% | $0 to $8,925 | $0 to $17,850 |

15% | $8,925 to $36,250 | $17,850 to $72,500 |

25% | $36,250 to $87,850 | $72,500 to $146,400 |

28% | $87,850 to $183,250 | $146,400 to $223,050 |

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## How do you find the marginal tax rate?

To calculate marginal tax rate, you’ll need to multiply the income in a given bracket by the adjacent tax rate. If you’re wondering how marginal tax rate affects an increase in income, consider which bracket your current income falls.

## What was the highest tax bracket rate in the US in 2013?

Taxpayers in the highest tax bracket of 39.6% potentially faced a combined 43% marginal tax rate on their income—39.6% plus 3.8%.

## What is a marginal tax rate UK?

The definition of the marginal rate of tax paid is the percentage of tax paid on earnings for the next pound earned. In the UK, when you look at income tax bands, it appears that way. For example, lower earners pay no tax, then the rate starts at 20%, growing to 40% for higher rate taxpayers.

## What is marginal tax rate example?

By contrast, a taxpayer’s marginal tax rate is the tax rate imposed on their “last dollar of income.” For example, a taxpayer with a taxable income of $24,750 will pay 10 percent in taxes on income up to $19,900, and 12 percent on the remaining $5,000 as a portion of the income falls into the 12 percent bracket.

## What was the tax rate in 1985?

For 1985 the average tax rate was steady at 14.4 percent of AGI, although this was slightly higher than the average rate for 1984 [3].

## Did the US ever have a 70 tax rate?

For the 1964 tax year, the top marginal tax rate for individuals was lowered to 77%, and then to 70% for tax years 1965 through 1981. In 1978 income brackets were adjusted for inflation, so fewer people were taxed at high rates.

## What is the highest income tax rate in US history?

World War I After the war, federal income tax rates took on the steam of the roaring 1920s, dropping to 25 percent from 1925 through 1931.