2018 Updated Tax BracketsSubmitted by ADVISOR.INVESTMENTS on August 7th, 2018
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2018 Updated Tax Brackets
As the tax brackets for 2018 changed with new legislation in late 2017, we find ourselves often being asked… What bracket would that place me in? For that reason we wanted a handy place to turn, and thought you might want to glance at the brackets prior to yearend.
2018 Income tax brackets based on Taxable Income
Rate Individuals Joint Filers
10% 0 - $9,525 0 - $19,050
12% $9,526 - $38,700 $19,051 - $77,400
22% $38,701 - $82,500 $77,401 - $165,000
24% $82,501 - $157,500 $165,001 - $315,000
32% $157,501 - $200,000 $315,001 - $400,000
35% $200,001 - $500,000 $400,001 - $600,000
37% $500,001 + $600,001 +
2018 Long-term Capital Gains rates were left unchanged
Rate Individuals Joint Filers
0% 0 - $38,600 0 - $77,200
15% $38,601 - $425,800 $77,200 - $479,000
20% $425,801 + $479,001 +
The Net Investment Income Tax still remains with 3.8% additional tax on investment income for individuals with an adjusted gross income higher than $200,000 and Married filers over $250,000.
2018 Standard deductions and Exemptions
There were large changes made to the standard deduction and exemptions for 2018.
Standard deduction for single filers will be $12,000.
Standard deduction for joint filers will be $24,000.
The personal exemptions will $0. (yes they go away)
This piece is not meant to replace doing actual tax projections, nor a full description of the tax law changes that were enacted in December 2017. If you have serious financial decisions to make, we highly recommend getting with a tax professional prior to making any changes.
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