New Jersey Head of Household Tax Brackets

Tax Year: 2018 | Due Date: April 15, 2019

The New Jersey Head of Household filing status tax brackets are shown in the table below. These income tax brackets and rates apply to New Jersey taxable income earned January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

Tax BracketTax Rate
$0to$20,0001.4%
$20,001to$50,0001.75%
$50,001to$70,0002.45%
$70,001to$80,0003.5%
$80,001to$150,0005.525%
$150,001to$500,0006.37%
$500,001to$5,000,0008.97%
$5,000,001to10.75%

Residents of New Jersey are also subject to federal income tax rates, and must generally file a federal income tax return by April 15, 2019. Read the New Jersey income tax tables for Head of Household filers published inside the Form 1040 Instructions booklet for more information.

What is the New Jersey Head of Household income tax filing status?

There are five filing status available to New Jersey state taxpayers: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household, and Qualifying Widow. These five filing status are visible as check boxes on both the IRS Form 1040 and the New Jersey Form 1040.

Head of Household is the filing type you select if you are unmarried and provide a home to at least one qualifying child or dependent. Filing as Head of Household generally results in paying lower federal and New Jersey state income tax rates compared to the other four filing statuses.

Head of Household status tax payers in most states have a relatively higher standard deduction and more family oriented credits available to help reduce their income tax liability.

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Last updated: January 15, 2019