2012 Federal Income Tax Rates

  • Below are the 2012 federal tax rates for each income level and filing status. Do not use them to figure your tax.  

     

    Schedule X - Single  

    If your taxable income is over

              But not over

       The tax is

         of the amount over

    $0

    $8,700

    10%

    $0

    $8,700

      $35,530

    $870 + 15%

    $8,700

    $35,530

      $85,650

    $4,867.50 + 25%

    $35,530

    $85,650

        $178,650

    $17,442.50 + 28%

    $85,650

    $178,650

        $388,350

    $43,482.50 + 33%

    $178,650

    $388,350

     no limit

              $112,683.50 + 35%

    $388,350

     

    Schedule Y-1 - Married Filing Jointly or Qualifying Widow(er)

    If your taxable income is over

              But not over

       The tax is

         of the amount over

    $0

      $17,400

    10%

    $0

    $17,400

      $70,700

    $1,740 + 15%

    $17,400

    $70,700

        $142,700

    $9,735 + 25%

    $70,700

    $142,700

        $217,450

    $27,735 + 28%

    $142,700

    $217,450

        $388,350

    $48,665 + 33%

    $217 450

    $388,350

       no limit  

              $105,062 + 35%

    $388,350

     

    Schedule Y-2 - Married Filing Separately

    If your taxable income is over

              But not over

       The tax is

         of the amount over

    $0

    $8,700

    10%

    $0

    $8,700

      $35,350

    $870 + 15%

    $8,700

    $35,350

      $71,350

    $4,867.50 + 25%

    $35,350

    $71,350

        $108,725

    $13,867.50 + 28%

    $71,350

    $108,725

        $194,175

    $24,332.50 + 33%

    $108,725

    $194,175

        no limit   

              $52,531 + 35%

    $194,175

     

    Schedule Z—Head of Household

    If your taxable income is over

              But not over

       The tax is

         of the amount over

    $0

      $12,400

    10%

    $0

    $12,400

      $47,350

    $1,240 + 15%

    $12,400

    $47,350

        $122,300

    $6,482.50 + 25%

    $47,350

    $122,300

        $198,050

    $25,220 + 28%

    $122,300

    $198,050

        $398,350

    $46,430 + 33%

    $198,050

    $388,350

        no limit

              $109,229 + 35%

    $388,350