2011 Marginal Tax Rates Calculator

Instructions
This calculator and graph will show you what the marginal effect of changes in your income is on your 2011 income tax, such as the marginal rate on your top dollar of income.

To use, start by answering the questions below (Part 1). You can then choose a specific item to graph as a range (Part 2). This graph will show you how your income tax changes over this range, as well as the marginal rates on the item that you are changing.

Examples:
Family of 5, Income and Payroll Tax from \$0 to \$200,000 in Wages
Single Graduate Student, \$4000 in tuition expenses,
Income Tax Only from \$0 to \$200,000 in Wages

Part 1: Basic Income Tax Calculation
Basic Questions
(blank boxes are assumed to be zero)
Filing Status
household' to claim dependents)
Number of dependents under 17
Number of dependents 17 or over
(including those in college)
How many dependents are college
students?
Are you currently a college student?
Below, select "\$" to enter a cash amount, or "%" to enter a percentage of the variable chosen in section 2.
Wages, salaries, and
\$ %
Wages, salaries, and
self-employment income - Spouse

\$ %

Detailed Questions
(optional - for a more accurate estimate)
Capital Gains (Short-Term)
(Enter a loss as a negative number)
\$ %
Capital Gains (Long-Term)
(Enter a loss as a negative number)
\$ %
Dividend Income \$ %
Social Security Benefits \$ %
Other Income \$ %
Expenses
State and Local Income Taxes
\$ %
Real Estate Taxes (see note) \$ %
Other Itemized Deductions
(such as mortgage interest paid,
charitable contributions, and more)
\$ %
Child Care Expenses \$ %
Tuition Expenses \$ %
Are you 65 or over?
Is your spouse 65 or over?
 Deductions: Force Standard Force Itemized Use Best

 Breakdown Exemptions Claimed: Income Wages, Salaries, Tips: Qualified Dividends Net Capital Gains Taxable Social Security Benefits Other Income Gross Income: Adjustments Tuition Deduction Adjusted Gross Income: Deductions and Exemptions Personal Exemptions Itemized Deductions Standard Deduction Taxable Income: Regular Tax: Alternative Minimum Tax: Income Tax Before Credits: Nonrefundable Credits Child Expenses Credit Nonrefundable Education Credits Child Tax Credit Refundable Credits Refundable Education Credits Earned Income Credit Additional Child Tax Credit Net Income Tax: Payroll Tax: Total Tax:
Part 2: Marginal Rates Graph

 Range for Wages/Salaries - Head Wages/Salaries - Spouse Short Term Capital Gains Long Term Capital Gains Dividend Income Social Security Benefits Other Income State and Local Income Taxes Real Estate Taxes Other Itemized Deductions Child Care Expenses Tuition Expenses : to Add to value above       Replace value above

Options
Display:
 Taxes Owed
 Ordinary Tax
 Alternative Minimum Tax*  *(See Note)
 Average Tax Rate
 Effective Marginal Rate

 Include Payroll Taxes in Calculation
Equalize Zeroes