FEDERAL TAX RATES

Kapolei, HI CPA / Personal Accountant Inc Kapolei, HI CPA / Personal Accountant Inc


2018 Tax Rates - Single Taxpayers - Standard Deduction $12,000

2017 Rates

10%

0 to $9,525

12%

$9,525 to $38,700

22%

$38,700 to $82,500

24%

$82,500 to $157,500

32%

$157,500 to $200,000

35%

$200,000 to $500,000

37%

Over $500,000

2018 Tax Rates - Married Jointly & Surviving Spouses - Standard Deduction $24,000

10%

0 to $19,050

12%

$19,050 to $77,400

22%

$77,400 to $165,000

24%

$165,000 to $315,000

32%

$315,000 to $400,000

35%

$400,000 to $600,000

37%

Over $600,000

2018 Tax Rates - Married Filing Separately - Standard Deduction $12,000

10%

0 to $9,525

12%

$9,525 to $38,700

22%

$38,700 to $82,500

24%

$82,500 to $157,500

32%

$157,500 to $200,000

35%

$200,000 to $500,000

37%

Over $500,000

2018 Tax Rates - Head of Household - Standard Deduction $18,000

10%

0 to $13,600

12%

$13,600 to $51,800

22%

$51,800 to $82,500

24%

$82,500 to $157,500

32%

$157,500 to $200,000

35%

$200,000 to $500,000

37%

Over $500,000

2018 Tax Rates - Estates & Trusts

10%

0 to $2,550

24%

$2,550 to $9,150

35%

$9,150 to $12,500

37%

Over $12,500

 

Social Security

2018 Tax Rates

Social Security Tax Rate: Employers

6.2%

Social Security Tax Rate: Employees

6.2%

Social Security Tax Rate: Self-Employed

15.3%

Maximum Taxable Earnings

$128,400

Medicare Base Salary

Unlimited

Medicare Tax Rate

1.45%

Additional Medicare Tax for income above $200,000 (single filers) or $250,000 (joint filers)

0.9%

Medicare tax on net investment income ($200,000 single filers, $250,000 joint filers)

3.8%

 

Miscellaneous

2018 Tax Rates

Business expensing limit: Cap on equipment purchases

$2,500,000

Business expensing limit: New and Used Equipment and Software

$1,000,000

Prior-year safe harbor for estimated taxes of higher-income

110% of your 2018 tax liability

Standard mileage rate for business driving

54.5 cents

Standard mileage rate for medical/moving driving

18 cents

Standard mileage rate for charitable driving

14 cents

Child Tax Credit

$2,000

Unearned income maximum for children under 19 before kiddie tax applies

$1,050

Maximum capital gains tax rate for taxpayers with income up to $51,700 for single filers, $77,200 for married filing jointly

0%

Maximum capital gains tax rate for taxpayers with income above $51,700 for single filers, $77,200 for married filing jointly

15%

Maximum capital gains tax rate for taxpayers with income above $425,800 for single filers, $479,000 for married filing jointly

20%

Capital gains tax rate for unrecaptured Sec. 1250 gains

25%

Capital gains tax rate on collectibles

28%

Maximum contribution for Traditional/Roth IRA

$5,500 if under age 50
$6,500 if 50 or older

Maximum employee contribution to SIMPLE IRA

$12,500 if under age 50
$15,500 if 50 or older

Maximum Contribution to SEP IRA

25% of eligible compensation
up to $55,000

401(k) maximum employee contribution limit

$18,500 if under age 50
$24,500 if 50 or older

Estate tax exemption

$11,200,000

Annual Exclusion for Gifts

$15,000

 

Education

2018 Tax Rates

American Opportunity Credit (Hope)

$2,500

Lifetime Learning Credit

$2,000

Student Loan Interest Deduction

$2,500

Coverdell Education Savings Contribution

$2,000

 

Standard Meal Rates for Family Child Care Providers for 2018 income tax returns

Continental U.S.

2016-17 Tax Rates

For each breakfast

$1.31

For each lunch or supper

$2.46

For each snack (up to 3 per day for each child)

$0.73

Alaska

2016-17 Tax Rates

For each breakfast

$2.09

For each lunch or supper

$3.99

For each snack (up to 3 per day for each child)

$1.19

Hawaii

2016-17 Tax Rates

For each breakfast

$1.53

For each lunch or supper

$2.88

For each snack (up to 3 per day for each child)

$0.86