Tax rates table is most important resources [references] for any tax preparers. The rates dollars and / or percentages presented on the tables are a constant-used numbers in calculating any taxes that tax preparers can’t live without. IRS often change them to reflect the current inflation/deplation and represent the U.S. government’s policy on taxes. Here are 2009 – 2010 tax rate tables summarized for your 2009 tax filing and 2010 tax planning you find useful. Many of them are the most commonly encountered return items, with changes and inflation-adjusted amounts for 2009 and 2010. Enjoy!
How to read the tables?
Let’s assume you are a single taxpayer:
- If your taxable income for 2009 is not over $8,350, then the tax rate is 10%
- If your taxable income for 2009 is over $8,350 BUT NOT OVER $33,950, then the tax rate is $835 “PLUS” 15% of the amount over the $8,350. Means, if your taxable income for 2009 is $24,000, then your income tax is: $835 + [15% x (24,000 – $8,350)].
- and on, and on.
Tax Rates Table for Single Taxpayers
Tax Rates Table for Married Filing Joint Returns and Surviving Spouses
Tax Rates Table for Married Taxpayers Filing Separate Returns
Tax Rates Table for Trusts and Estates
Tax Rates Table for Heads of Household
Credit Savers – Applicable Percentages