New York Income Tax Rate 2016 - 2017

New York state income tax rate table for the 2016 - 2017 filing season has eight income tax brackets with NY tax rates of 4%, 4.5%, 5.25%, 5.9%, 6.45%, 6.65%, 6.85% and 8.82% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. The New York tax rate is unchanged from last year, however, the income tax brackets increased due to the annual inflation adjustment. New York income tax rate and tax brackets shown in the table below are based on income earned between January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Single Tax BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Instructions for Form IT-2105, Estimated Tax Payment Voucher for Individuals, New York State Tax Rates, published by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance..
$0to$8,4504.00%
$8,451to$11,6504.50%
$11,651to$13,8505.25%
$13,851to$21,3005.90%
$21,301to$80,1506.45%
$80,151to$214,0006.65%
$214,001to$1,070,3506.85%
$1,070,351to8.82%
Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Instructions for Form IT-2105, Estimated Tax Payment Voucher for Individuals, New York State Tax Rates, published by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance..
$0to$17,0504.00%
$17,051to$23,4504.50%
$23,451to$27,7505.25%
$27,751to$42,7505.90%
$42,751to$160,5006.45%
$160,501to$321,0506.65%
$321,051to$2,140,9006.85%
$2,140,901to8.82%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Instructions for Form IT-2105, Estimated Tax Payment Voucher for Individuals, New York State Tax Rates, published by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance..
$0to$8,4504.00%
$8,451to$11,6504.50%
$11,651to$13,8505.25%
$13,851to$21,3005.90%
$21,301to$80,1506.45%
$80,151to$214,0006.65%
$214,001to$1,070,3506.85%
$1,070,351to8.82%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Instructions for Form IT-2105, Estimated Tax Payment Voucher for Individuals, New York State Tax Rates, published by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance..
$0to$12,7504.00%
$12,751to$17,5504.50%
$17,551to$20,8005.25%
$20,801to$32,0005.90%
$32,001to$106,9506.45%
$106,951to$267,5006.65%
$267,501to$1,605,6506.85%
$1,605,651to8.82%

Please reference the New York tax forms and instructions booklet published by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance to determine if you owe state income tax or are due a state income tax refund. New York income tax forms are generally published at the end of each calendar year, which will include any last minute 2016 - 2017 legislative changes to the NY tax rate or tax brackets. The New York income tax rate tables and tax brackets shown on this web page are for illustration purposes only.

New York Tax Brackets 2016 - 2017

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for New York, we can see that New York collects individual income taxes differently for Single versus Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the progressive nature of New York state income tax rates from the lowest NY tax rate bracket of 4% to the highest NY tax rate bracket of 8.82%.

For single taxpayers living and working in the state of New York:

  • Tax rate of 4% on the first $8,450 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4.5% on taxable income between $8,451 and $11,650.
  • Tax rate of 5.25% on taxable income between $11,651 and $13,850.
  • Tax rate of 5.9% on taxable income between $13,851 and $21,300.
  • Tax rate of 6.45% on taxable income between $21,301 and $80,150.
  • Tax rate of 6.65% on taxable income between $80,151 and $214,000.
  • Tax rate of 6.85% on taxable income between $214,001 and $1,070,350.
  • Tax rate of 8.82% on taxable income over $1,070,350.

For married taxpayers living and working in the state of New York:

  • Tax rate of 4% on the first $17,050 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4.5% on taxable income between $17,051 and $23,450.
  • Tax rate of 5.25% on taxable income between $23,451 and $27,750.
  • Tax rate of 5.9% on taxable income between $27,751 and $42,750.
  • Tax rate of 6.45% on taxable income between $42,751 and $160,500.
  • Tax rate of 6.65% on taxable income between $160,501 and $321,050.
  • Tax rate of 6.85% on taxable income between $321,051 and $2,140,900.
  • Tax rate of 8.82% on taxable income over $2,140,900.

For the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household filing statuses, the NY tax rates and the number of tax brackets remain the same. Notice, however, the New York income tax brackets for Married Filing Jointly increase from $8,450 to $17,050 (approximately double) at 4%, and increase from $1,070,350 to $2,140,900 (approximately double) at 8.82% the highest tax bracket. Married Filing Separately income tax brackets are just about one half that of the Married Filing Jointly income tax brackets in the state of New York.

Last updated: December 17, 2016