Tennessee Hall Income Tax Rate 2018 - 2019

Tennessee state income tax rate table for the 2018 - 2019 filing season has one income tax bracket or a flat TN tax rate of 3% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses.

The Tennessee Hall Income Tax will be eliminated by 2022 and applies only to taxable income from bonds, stocks, and receivable notes. Tennessee income tax rate and tax brackets shown in the table below are based on income earned between January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

The current year 2018 Tennessee income tax rate of 3% is down from the 5% rate effective during the 2016 tax year. The Tennessee state legislature has budgeted a 1% rate reduction per year with the goal of eliminating the Hall Income Tax by 2022.

  • 5% of taxable income for 2016
  • 4% of taxable income for 2017
  • 3% of taxable income for 2018
  • 2% of taxable income for 2019
  • 1% of taxable income for 2020

Outlook for the 2019 Tennessee income tax rate is to decrease to 2%.

Single Tax BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
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Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
$0to3%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
$0to3%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2018
Source: 2018 Tennessee Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Tennessee Department of Revenue..
$0to3%

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

Tennessee Tax Brackets 2018 - 2019

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Tennessee, we can see that Tennessee collects individual income taxes similarly for Single and Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the flat nature of Tennessee state income tax rates at 3% regardless of income and status.

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

  • Flat tax rate of 3% is applied to all taxable income from bonds, stocks, and receivable notes.

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

  • Flat tax rate of 3% is applied to all taxable income from bonds, stocks, and receivable notes.

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

Last updated: October 14, 2018