Tennessee Income Tax Rate 2016 - 2017

Tennessee state income tax rate table for the 2016 - 2017 filing season has one income tax bracket or a flat TN tax rate of 6% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. The Tennessee tax rate and tax brackets are unchanged from last year and apply only to taxable income from bonds, stocks, and receivable notes. Tennessee 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 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
$0to6%
Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
$0to6%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
$0to6%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
$0to6%

Please reference the Tennessee tax forms and instructions booklet published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue to determine if you owe state income tax or are due a state income tax refund. Tennessee 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 TN tax rate or tax brackets. The Tennessee income tax rate tables and tax brackets shown on this web page are for illustration purposes only.

Tennessee Tax Brackets 2016 - 2017

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Tennessee, we can see that Tennessee collects individual income taxes similarly for Single and Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the flat nature of Tennessee state income tax rates at 6% regardless of income and status.

For single taxpayers living and working in the state of Tennessee:

  • Flat tax rate of 6% is applied to all taxable income from bonds, stocks, and receivable notes.

For married taxpayers living and working in the state of Tennessee:

  • Flat tax rate of 6% is applied to all taxable income from bonds, stocks, and receivable notes.

For the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household filing statuses, the TN tax rates and the number of income tax brackets remain the same.

Last updated: December 17, 2016