Federal Income Tax Rates 2011

Federal income tax rates or income tax brackets for 2011 are unchanged from last year. Federal income tax rates vary based upon your filing status. The five filing statuses from which individuals may select on their 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ income tax form are: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household, and Qualifying Widow(er). Below are the federal income tax rates for each of these filing statuses.

Single:

At LeastBut Less ThanTax Rates
08,50010%
8,50034,50015%
34,50083,60025%
83,600174,40028%
174,400379,15033%
379,150 35%

Married Filing Jointly Or Qualifying Widow(er):

At LeastBut Less ThanTax Rates
017,00010%
170,0069,00015%
69,000139,35025%
139,350212,30028%
212,300379,15033%
379,15035%

Married Filing Separately:

At LeastBut Less ThanTax Rates
08,50010%
8,500 34,50015%
34,500 69,67525%
69,675 106,150 28%
106,150 189,575 33%
189,575 35%

Head of Household:

At LeastBut Less ThanTax Rates
012,15010%
12,15046,25015%
46,250119,40025%
119,400193,35028%
193,350379,15033%
379,15035%

Federal income tax rates should be the same for years 2011 and 2012. The Tax Relief Act of 2010 temporarily extended the existing federal income tax rates for two years. That means the federal income tax rates wont change again until 2013 unless new legislation is passed by congress.

Source: IRS

Filed Under: income tax