US Federal Income Tax Rates, 1913-2012
(all incomes in 2012 dollars)
Overall Tax Rate By YearMarginal Tax Brackets
Shows the change in overall federal income tax rate for a given income from 1913 to 2012. Use the slider or presets below to change the income. The yellow line indicates the historical average rate for that income (mouse over a point to see details about the rates).
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Or enter an income:       $25,000    $50,000    $75,000    $100,000    $500,000    $1,000,000    $5,000,000
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Data courtesy of the Tax Foundation