Hawaii Income Tax Rate 2018 - 2019

Hawaii state income tax rate table for the 2018 - 2019 filing season has twelve income tax brackets with HI tax rates of 1.4%, 3.2%, 5.5%, 6.4%, 6.8%, 7.2%, 7.6%, 7.9%, 8.25%, 9%, 10%, and 11% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. The Hawaii tax rate and tax brackets increased from last year adding back the last three high income earners brackets.

Hawaii income tax rate and tax brackets shown in the table below are based on income earned between January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Outlook for the 2019 Hawaii income tax rate is for the top rates and number of tax brackets to continue at their 2018 levels. Effective January 1, 2018 the top three income tax brackets of 9%, 10%, and 11%, repealed a couple of years ago, have be reinstated.

Single Tax BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Hawaii State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the State of Hawaii Department of Taxation.
$0to$2,4001.4%
$2,401to$4,8003.2%
$4,801to$9,6005.5%
$9,601to$14,4006.4%
$14,401to$19,2006.8%
$19,201to$24,0007.2%
$24,001to$36,0007.6%
$36,001to$48,0007.9%
$48,001to$150,0008.25%
$150,001to$175,0009%
$175,001to$200,00010%
$200,001to11%
Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Hawaii State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the State of Hawaii Department of Taxation.
$0to$4,8001.4%
$4,801to$9,6003.2%
$9,601to$19,2005.5%
$19,201to$28,8006.4%
$28,801to$38,4006.8%
$38,401to$48,0007.2%
$48,001to$72,0007.6%
$72,001to$96,0007.9%
$96,001to$300,0008.25%
$300,001to$350,0009%
$350,001to$400,00010%
$400,001to11%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Hawaii State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the State of Hawaii Department of Taxation.
$0to$2,4001.4%
$2,401to$4,8003.2%
$4,801to$9,6005.5%
$9,601to$14,4006.4%
$14,401to$19,2006.8%
$19,201to$24,0007.2%
$24,001to$36,0007.6%
$36,001to$48,0007.9%
$48,001to$150,0008.25%
$150,001to$175,0009%
$175,001to$200,00010%
$200,001to11%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Hawaii State Tax Rate Schedule, published by the State of Hawaii Department of Taxation.
$0to$3,6001.4%
$3,601to$7,2003.2%
$7,201to$14,4005.5%
$14,401to$21,6006.4%
$21,601to$28,8006.8%
$28,801to$36,0007.2%
$36,001to$54,0007.6%
$54,001to$72,0007.9%
$72,001to$225,0008.25%
$225,001to$262,5009%
$262,501to$300,00010%
$300,001to11%

Please reference the Hawaii tax forms and instructions booklet published by the State of Hawaii Department of Taxation to determine if you owe state income tax or are due a state income tax refund. Hawaii income tax forms are generally published at the end of each calendar year, which will include any last minute 2018 - 2019 legislative changes to the HI tax rate or tax brackets. The Hawaii income tax rate tables and tax brackets shown on this web page are for illustration purposes only.

Hawaii Tax Brackets 2018 - 2019

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Hawaii, we can see that Hawaii collects individual income taxes differently for Single versus Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the progressive nature of Hawaii state income tax rates from the lowest HI tax rate bracket of 1.4% to the highest HI tax rate bracket of 11%.

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

  • Tax rate of 1.4% on the first $2,400 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 3.2% on taxable income between $2,401 and $4,800.
  • Tax rate of 5.5% on taxable income between $4,801 and $9,600.
  • Tax rate of 6.4% on taxable income between $9,601 and $14,400.
  • Tax rate of 6.8% on taxable income between $14,401 and $19,200.
  • Tax rate of 7.2% on taxable income between $19,201 and $24,000.
  • Tax rate of 7.6% on taxable income between $24,001 and $36,000.
  • Tax rate of 7.9% on taxable income between $36,001 and $48,000.
  • Tax rate of 8.25% on taxable income between $48,001 and $150,000.
  • Tax rate of 9% on taxable income between $150,001 and $175,000.
  • Tax rate of 10% on taxable income between $175,001 and $200,000.
  • Tax rate of 11% on taxable income over $200,000.

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

  • Tax rate of 1.4% on the first $4,800 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 3.2% on taxable income between $4,801 and $9,600.
  • Tax rate of 5.5% on taxable income between $9,601 and $19,200.
  • Tax rate of 6.4% on taxable income between $19,201 and $28,800.
  • Tax rate of 6.8% on taxable income between $28,801 and $38,400.
  • Tax rate of 7.2% on taxable income between $38,401 and $48,000.
  • Tax rate of 7.6% on taxable income between $48,001 and $72,000.
  • Tax rate of 7.9% on taxable income between $72,001 and $96,000.
  • Tax rate of 8.25% on taxable income between $96,001 and $300,000.
  • Tax rate of 9% on taxable income between $300,001 and $350,000.
  • Tax rate of 10% on taxable income between $350,001 and $400,000.
  • Tax rate of 11% on taxable income over $400,000.

For the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household filing statuses, the HI tax rates and the number of tax brackets remain the same. Notice, however, the Hawaii income tax brackets for Married Filing Jointly doubles from $2,400 to $4,800 at 3.2%, and doubles from $200,000 to $400,000 at 11% the highest tax bracket. Married Filing Separately income tax brackets are one half that of the Married Filing Jointly income tax brackets in the state of Hawaii.

Last updated: October 14, 2018