Alabama Income Tax Rate 2017 - 2018

Alabama state income tax rate table for the 2017 - 2018 filing season has three income tax brackets with AL tax rates of 2%, 4% and 5% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. The Alabama tax rate and tax brackets are unchanged from last year.

Alabama income tax rate and tax brackets shown in the table below are based on income earned between January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Outlook for the 2018 Alabama income tax rate is to remain unchanged.

Single Tax BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Alabama State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Alabama Department of Revenue.
$0to$5002%
$501to$3,0004%
$3,001to5%
Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Alabama State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Alabama Department of Revenue.
$0to$1,0002%
$1,001to$6,0004%
$6,001to5%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Alabama State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Alabama Department of Revenue.
$0to$5002%
$501to$3,0004%
$3,001to5%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Alabama State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Alabama Department of Revenue.
$0to$5002%
$501to$3,0004%
$3,001to5%

Please reference the Alabama tax forms and instructions booklet published by the Alabama Department of Revenue to determine if you owe state income tax or are due a state income tax refund. Alabama income tax forms are generally published at the end of each calendar year, which will include any last minute 2017 - 2018 legislative changes to the AL tax rate or tax brackets. The Alabama income tax rate tables and tax brackets shown on this web page are for illustration purposes only.

Alabama Tax Brackets 2017 - 2018

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Alabama, we can see that Alabama collects individual income taxes differently for Single versus Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the progressive nature of Alabama state income tax rates from the lowest AL tax rate bracket of 2% to the highest AL tax rate bracket of 5%.

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

  • Tax rate of 2% on the first $500 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4% on taxable income between $501 and $3,000.
  • Tax rate of 5% on taxable income over $3,000.

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

  • Tax rate of 2% on the first $1,000 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4% on taxable income between $1,001 and $6,000.
  • Tax rate of 5% on taxable income over $6,000.

For the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household filing statuses, the AL tax rates and the number of tax brackets remain the same. Notice, however, the Alabama income tax brackets for Married Filing Jointly increase from $500 to $1,000 at 2%, and increase from $3,000 to $6,000 at 5% the highest tax bracket. Married Filing Separately and Head Of Family income tax brackets are one half that of the Married Filing Jointly income tax brackets in the state of Alabama.

Last updated: October 15, 2017