NJ Stats: Top State Income Tax Rate for Individuals for 2016

(Tax rates for tax year 2016 — as of January 1, 2016)

Rank State Tax Rate
1 California 12.30
2 Oregon 9.90
3 Minnesota 9.85
4 Iowa 8.98
5 New Jersey 8.97
6 Vermont 8.95
7 New York 8.82
8 Hawaii 8.25
9 Wisconsin 7.65
10 Idaho 7.40
11 Maine 7.15
12 South Carolina 7.00
13 Connecticut 6.99
14 Arkansas 6.90
15 Montana 6.90
16 Nebraska 6.84
17 Delaware 6.60
18 West Virginia 6.50
19 Georgia 6.00
20 Kentucky 6.00
21 Louisiana 6.00
22 Missouri 6.00
23 Rhode Island 5.99
24 Maryland 5.75
25 North Carolina 5.75
26 Virginia 5.75
27 Oklahoma 5.25
28 Massachusetts 5.10
29 Alabama 5.00
30 Mississippi 5.00
31 Utah 5.00
32 Ohio 4.997
33 New Mexico 4.90
34 Colorado 4.63
35 Kansas 4.60
36 Arizona 4.54
37 Michigan 4.25
38 Illinois 3.75
39 Indiana 3.30
40 Pennsylvania 3.07
41 North Dakota 2.90
42 Alaska 0.00
43 Florida 0.00
44 Nevada 0.00
45 New Hampshire 0.00
46 South Dakota 0.00
47 Tennessee 0.00
48 Texas 0.00
49 Washington 0.00
50 Wyoming 0.00


50 State Average: 5.19%
New Jersey is 72.8% higher than the average.

Source:
Federation of Tax Administrators. “State Individual Income Taxes.” 2016. Accessed January 2016.
http://www.taxadmin.org/assets/docs/Research/Rates/ind_inc.pdf


(Tax rates for tax year 2015 — as of January 1, 2015)

Rank State Tax Rate
1 California 12.30
2 Hawaii 11.00
3 Oregon 9.90
4 Minnesota 9.85
5 Iowa 8.98
6 New Jersey 8.97
7 Vermont 8.95
8 New York 8.82
9 Maine 7.95
10 Wisconsin 7.65
11 Idaho 7.40
12 South Carolina 7.00
13 Arkansas 6.90
13 Montana 6.90
15 Nebraska 6.84
16 Connecticut 6.70
17 Delaware 6.60
18 West Virginia 6.50
19 Georgia 6.00
19 Kentucky 6.00
19 Louisiana 6.00
19 Missouri 6.00
23 Rhode Island 5.99
24 Maryland 5.75
24 North Carolina 5.75
24 Virginia 5.75
27 Ohio 5.33
28 Oklahoma 5.25
29 Massachusetts 5.15
30 Alabama 5.00
30 Mississippi 5.00
30 Utah 5.00
33 New Mexico 4.90
34 Colorado 4.63
35 Kansas 4.60
36 Arizona 4.54
37 Michigan 4.25
38 Illinois 3.75
39 Indiana 3.30
40 North Dakota 3.22
41 Pennsylvania 3.07
42 Alaska 0.00
43 Florida 0.00
44 Nevada 0.00
45 New Hampshire 0.00
46 South Dakota 0.00
47 Tennessee 0.00
48 Texas 0.00
49 Washington 0.00
50 Wyoming 0.00


50 State Average Score:
5.27

New Jersey is 70% higher than the Average

Source: Federation of Tax Administrators. “State Individual Income Taxes.” 2015. Accessed July 2015. http://www.taxadmin.org/fta/rate/tax_stru.html