Missouri Income Tax Rate 2018 - 2019

Missouri state income tax rate table for the 2018 - 2019 filing season has ten income tax brackets with MO tax rates of 1.5%, 2%, 2.5%, 3%, 3.5%, 4%, 4.5%, 5%, 5.5% and 5.9% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. The top Missouri tax rate decreased from 6% to 5.9% versus last year, while the income tax bracket amounts increased due to the annual inflation adjustment.

Missouri 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 Missouri income tax rate is for the highest rate to decrease from 5.9% to 5.8%. Missouri income tax brackets should also increase due to the legislated annual inflation adjustment.

Missouri Single Income Tax Brackets
Income Tax BracketTax Rate 2018
$0to$1,0281.5%
$1,029to$2,0562%
$2,057to$3,0842.5%
$3,085to$4,1133%
$4,114to$5,1413.5%
$5,142to$6,1694%
$6,170to$7,1974.5%
$7,198to$8,2255%
$8,226to$9,2535.5%
$9,254to5.9%
Missouri Married Filing Jointly Tax Brackets
Income Tax BracketTax Rate 2018
$0to$1,0281.5%
$1,029to$2,0562%
$2,057to$3,0842.5%
$3,085to$4,1133%
$4,114to$5,1413.5%
$5,142to$6,1694%
$6,170to$7,1974.5%
$7,198to$8,2255%
$8,226to$9,2535.5%
$9,254to5.9%
Missouri Married Filing Separately Tax Brackets
Income Tax BracketTax Rate 2018
$0to$1,0281.5%
$1,029to$2,0562%
$2,057to$3,0842.5%
$3,085to$4,1133%
$4,114to$5,1413.5%
$5,142to$6,1694%
$6,170to$7,1974.5%
$7,198to$8,2255%
$8,226to$9,2535.5%
$9,254to5.9%
Missouri Head of Household Tax Brackets
Income Tax BracketTax Rate 2018
$0to$1,0281.5%
$1,029to$2,0562%
$2,057to$3,0842.5%
$3,085to$4,1133%
$4,114to$5,1413.5%
$5,142to$6,1694%
$6,170to$7,1974.5%
$7,198to$8,2255%
$8,226to$9,2535.5%
$9,254to5.9%

Source: 2018 Missouri Tax Rate Chart, published by the Missouri Department of Revenue.

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

Missouri Tax Brackets 2018 - 2019

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Missouri, we can see that Missouri collects individual income taxes similarly for Single and Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the progressive nature of Missouri state income tax rates from the lowest MO tax rate bracket of 1.5% to the highest MO tax rate bracket of 5.9%.

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

  • Tax rate of 1.5% on the first $1,028 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 2% on taxable income between $1,029 and $2,056.
  • Tax rate of 2.5% on taxable income between $2,057 and $3,084.
  • Tax rate of 3% on taxable income between $3,085 and $4,113.
  • Tax rate of 3.5% on taxable income between $4,114 and $5,141.
  • Tax rate of 4% on taxable income between $5,142 and $6,169.
  • Tax rate of 4.5% on taxable income between $6,170 and $7,197.
  • Tax rate of 5% on taxable income between $7,198 and $8,225.
  • Tax rate of 5.5% on taxable income between $8,226 and $9,253.
  • Tax rate of 5.9% on taxable income over $9,253.

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

  • Tax rate of 1.5% on the first $1,028 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 2% on taxable income between $1,029 and $2,056.
  • Tax rate of 2.5% on taxable income between $2,057 and $3,084.
  • Tax rate of 3% on taxable income between $3,085 and $4,113.
  • Tax rate of 3.5% on taxable income between $4,114 and $5,141.
  • Tax rate of 4% on taxable income between $5,142 and $6,169.
  • Tax rate of 4.5% on taxable income between $6,170 and $7,197.
  • Tax rate of 5% on taxable income between $7,198 and $8,225.
  • Tax rate of 5.5% on taxable income between $8,226 and $9,253.
  • Tax rate of 5.9% on taxable income over $9,253.

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

Last updated: January 24, 2019